Amnesty International Ireland
Amnesty International Ireland is the country’s largest human rights organisation with over 15,000 members and supporters who are part of a global movement of more than 3.2 million people working in more than 150 countries around the world. Amnesty's sole concern is the protection of the fundamental human rights guaranteed to each one of us by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
An Garda Síochána
An Garda Síochána is the national police service of Ireland. The Mission of An Garda Síochána is “Working with Communities to Protect and Serve”. It is a community based organisation with over 14,500 Garda and Civilian employees, who serve all sections of the community. Its website provides information about crime prevention and community relations and outlines the work of An Garda Síochána.
This organisation is fighting animal abuse and promoting a cruelty free lifestyle. Its website offers educational resources about prevented animal abuse and promoting animal rights. There is also have a youth-dedicated section.
The Citizens Information Board provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland. Information relates to the environment, the justice system, social welfare, education, health, the Government and consumer affairs.
Court Service of Ireland
This website gives all the information currently available about the court system in Ireland. It gives clear concise information on court rules, attending court, jury service and the different types of courts. There is a schools section that encourages young people to learn about the court system, the working day of a variety of legal people and other interesting facts.
Department of Justice and Equality
This is the official website of Ireland’s Department of Justice and Equality and has information on crime and law enforcement, Garda and policing, prisons and probation and also youth justice, children and family issues.
Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is Ireland’s largest animal welfare organisation. The organisation offers education programmes and aims to raise public awareness by providing a comprehensive package in animal welfare education for students, teachers, youth organisations and the general public with a focus on life-long learning.
Front Line Defenders
Front Line Defenders is the International Foundation for the protection of human rights defenders. They work to provide fast and effective action to help protect human rights defenders at risk so they can continue their work as key agents of social change. Front Line was founded in Dublin in 2001 with the specific aim of protecting human rights defenders at risk, people who work, non-violently, for any or all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Front Line aims to address the protection needs identified by defenders themselves. Their website provides comprehensive information and updates on Human Rights Defenders whose own rights are being denied.
Healthy Respect website has been developed especially for young people, and also contains sections for parents, carers and professionals. It is a useful source of information and advice on relationships, sexual health and working with young people. You can also download a variety of resources such as information leaflets, training toolkits and reports.
Human Rights Education Associate
This is an online resource provided by Human Rights Education Associates which hosts a compilation of online visual aids, produced in various medium, that have been presented in hopes that they will be used to further the education of human rights. The website, contains links to drawings by children and photographs depicting child labour, poverty, famine, war, refugees, racism, etc.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is a nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organisation. Each year, Human Rights Watch publishes more than 100 reports and briefings on human rights conditions in over 90 countries.
This is a useful website for animal lovers. It has a huge range of information on all aspects of animal welfare and care. It contains a list of general animal and welfare groups in each county. It also contains advice about pet care, adopting an animal and quarantine information.
Irish Council for Civil Liberties
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is Ireland’s leading independent human rights watchdog, which monitors, educates and campaigns in order to secure full enjoyment of human rights for everyone.
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission works to ensure people are not discriminated against in terms of gender, age, disability etc. Its goal is an inclusive Ireland where human rights and equality are fully enjoyed by everyone, everywhere.
Irish Prison Service
The Irish Prison Service deals with male offenders who are 17 years of age or over and female offenders who are 18 years of age or over. Its website provides information about the Irish prison system.
Irish Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is Ireland’s largest national animal welfare charity. Together the ISPCA and its members help, rescue, treat and responsibly rehome tens of thousands of animals of all different species.
Office of the UN Commissioner for Human Rights
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.
PETA | People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Foundation is a UK-based charity dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. PETA works through public education, research, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement and protest campaigns. PETA believes in non-violence and does not advocate or support actions in which anyone, human or non-human, is harmed. Its website contains both inspirational and shocking videos.
Probation and Welfare Service
The Probation and Welfare Service is an agency within the Department of Justice and Equality. It plays an important role in helping to reduce the level of crime and to increase public safety by working with offenders to help change their behaviour and make good the harm done by crime. It is the lead agency in the assessment and management of offenders in the community.
The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States.United Nations focuses on Peace and Security, Development, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs and International Law.