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Council chief denies 'Offaly citizens' seeking houses are discriminated against

THE chief executive of Offaly County Council has denied a claim that its social housing policy favours migrants over local people who have been on the waiting list for years.


REVEALED: Far-left group investigated in connection to the murder of Lyra McKee attended NGO event

It has emerged that prominent members of Saoradh, a far-left group that police say is the political wing of the New IRA, yesterday attended the “Rally for Peace on Earth – Against the Politics of Hatred” event, which was organised and supported by some of Ireland’s largest NGOs.


ILGA-Europe Welcome European Parliament Resolution Tackling the Rise in Hate against the LGBTI Community

A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call for an EU LGBTI strategy to counter the rise of official hate-speech and its consequences across the European Union.


More than a quarter of UK homelessness deaths happened in NI, figures show

The Human Rights Commission said Stormont’s near three-year absence had taken its toll on human rights.


Sweden Accused of Manipulating Crime Statistics for Ideological Reasons

According to a report by Linköping University, personnel from Sweden's leading body for crime statistics were summoned to the Justice Ministry to “correct” their reports.


Ennis will be a supportive environment for Direct Provision residents

One elected representative has said ‘Ennis’ history of welcoming refugees’ will be visible when the first of sixty four asylum seekers arrive to the county town later this month.


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