Equality Authority

The Equality Authority is an independent body set up under the Employment Equality Act 1998 and established in 1999. It has a mandate to promote equality of opportunity and to combat discrimination in the areas covered by the Employment Equality Acts and the Equal Status Acts. It is the specialised equality body in Ireland for the promotion of equal treatment as required under the EU Race Directive and the amended Gender Equal Treatment Directive.

http://www.equality.ie/en