Government recommends Appointments to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

 

Tuesday February 27, 2018

 

 

The Cabinet has today (Tuesday) noted and accepted the recommendations of the Public Appointments Service (PAS) for the appointment of seven candidates to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC), in line with the process laid out in Section 13 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Act 2014.

 

These recommendations, which resulted from an independent Public Appointments Service process, will now go forward for approval to the Houses of the Oireachtas and the President.

 

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Note for Editors

 

 

 

For Appointment

 

 

They will join Chief Commissioner Emily Logan and Commissioners Orlagh O’Farrell, Prof. Siobhan Mullally, Sunniva McDonagh, Teresa Blake, David Joyce, Prof. Ray Murphy, Fidele Muwarasibo, whose term will expire on 31 October 2019.