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Category: Policy & Advocacy

The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs calls for an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People 

Today, The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs (of which IHF is a member) launches its 2023 Report, ‘Telling It Like It Is; Combatting Ageism,’ which sets out why Ireland needs to take ageism seriously and take meaningful action to counteract it. The report highlights the nature and impact of ageism in Ireland and offers several […]

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IHF welcomes Special Oireachtas Committee to examine the issue of assisted dying

IHF Statement

Friday 19th November 2021   Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) welcomes the announcement that a Special Oireachtas Committee will be established in early 2022 to examine the issue of assisted dying.  The formation of the Special Committee was recommended earlier this year by the Oireachtas Justice Committee.  In July the Justice Committee found that Dying with Dignity Bill […]

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IHF welcomes Joint Committee on Justice recommendations on assisted dying

IHF Statement

Thursday 22 July 2021   Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) welcomes the Joint Committee on Justice recommendation that an Oireachtas Special Committee be established to undertake an examination of assisted dying.  In our submission in January of this year to the Joint Committee on Justice on the Dying with Dignity Bill, we called for the absolute necessity of public debate on the issue of assisted dying. The […]

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