The failure to give Gardaí the legal right to strike action has left Ireland in violation of the European Social Charter, according to the body responsible for monitoring countries compliance, the European Committee of Social Rights.
Students and activists gathered outside Leinster House today to protest against the €12 million cuts to the “already grotesquely underfunded” mental health sector. Over 200 people attended the demonstration, which was organized by the Union
“USI has been pro-choice and campaigning for Irish abortion services since the early 80s. We are proud to stand alongside and fully support Amnesty International in this campaign.” Said Union of Students in Ireland President, Kevin Donoghue.