Launch of MLRC’s 2013 Annual Report, by Minister Jan O’Sullivan, on 11 June 2014

On Wednesday 11 June 2014, MLRC welcomed Minister Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, with special responsibility for Housing and Planning, to launch MLRC’s 2013 Annual Report.

At the launch, representatives from Crosscare, Focus Ireland and Liberties CIC spoke about how MLRC supports and collaborates with these organisations working in the field of homelessness. Edward Gleeson, partner with Mason Hayes & Curran, spoke about the firm’s unique, practical and grounded support for MLRC. Thank you to Cormac McDonnell of Crosscare, Ger Tuohy of Focus Ireland, Stewart Reddin of Liberties CIC and Edward Gleeson for their inspiring contributions. Thank you also to all those who attended the launch and gave their support for MLRC’s work.

The 2013 Annual Report is available here.

Edward Gleeson’s presentation is available here.

For photos of the launch, please view here.

 

MLRC Annual Report Launch 2014

Maeve Regan (Managing Solicitor) – Minister Jan O’Sullivan – Helena O’Donoghue (Chair, MLRC Board)

 

 

 

 

 

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Minister Jan O’Sullivan to launch MLRC 2013 Annual Report, on Wednesday 11 June at 12 noon

On Wednesday 11 June 2014, MLRC will be welcoming Minister Jan O’Sullivan, Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, with special responsibility for Housing and Planning, to launch MLRC’s 2013 Annual Report.

On the same day as the launch, the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2014 is being brought before the Dáil.  This Bill deals with very important matters relating to the procedures for carrying out evictions by local authorities and the new Housing Assistance Payment.  Minister Jan O’Sullivan will be in the Dáil for this debate and will be launching MLRC’s Annual Report at our launch event at 12 noon.

 

Launch of the Mercy Law Resource Centre 2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report will be launched by

Minister Jan O’Sullivan

Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government

with special responsibility for Housing and Planning

Venue: Wisdom Centre, Sophia Housing, 25 Cork Street, Dublin 8

Date: Wednesday 11 June 2014 at 12 noon

 

Tea and coffee on arrival. A buffet lunch and refreshments will follow the launch.

 

Please RSVP by Wednesday, 4 June 2014

By email to Shauna Curran:  shauna@mercylaw.ie or 01 4537459

 

The Wisdom Centre is located within the grounds of Sophia Housing, 25 Cork Street. Sophia Housing is on the corner of Cork Street and Ormond Street.  The reception is located at the Cork Street entrance.  There is limited on-street parking in the vicinity. There is also public transport from the City Centre to Cork Street by Dublin Bus numbers 77A, 77N, 27, 56A and 151.