Wow. Ireland Has Almost As Many Human Rights Organizations As Canada

Enjoy the ride, Irish folk. You don’t elect them, but you pay their salaries.

[Irish Times] The plan to merge five different organisations with responsibility for different aspects of human rights protection is “unworkable, inappropriate and frankly untenable”, according to the chairwoman of a new grouping set up to oppose it.

The Equality & Rights Alliance has been formed in response to the Government’s proposal to merge the Equality Tribunal, the Equality Authority, the National Disability Authority, the Data Protection Commission and the Irish Human Rights Commission.

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