Human rights matter as much in Ireland as they do across the world. In addition to our international campaigns we also do limited work on domestic human rights issues, some of which outlined below.



Amnesty International has welcomed the publication today of the Constitutional Convention report recommending strengthening economic, social and cultural rights. 

In its final meeting this weekend the Constitutional Convention considered whether Bunreacht na hÉireann should be amended to better protect fundamental human rights like health, social security and housing.


Amnesty International Ireland has welcomed today’s European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision in O’Keeffe v Ireland as an important vindication of the right of children to expect their state to protect them from abuse.


Human rights matter as much in Ireland as across the world. 

Amnesty International is a global organisation that seeks to prevent and end grave and systematic human rights abuses. Its primary approach is to campaign and lobby for greater human rights protections, and produce action-orientated research to inform and support this work.