The Law Reform Commission is an independent body established under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975. The Law Reform Commission Act 1975 states that the Commission’s role is to keep the law under review and to conduct research with a view to the reform of the law.
The Legal Aid Board is an independent, publicly funded organisation providing civil legal aid and advice, family mediation services, and administering three ad-hoc legal aid schemes connected with criminal matters.
The Irish Refugee Council provides services and support for people seeking protection and people recognised as refugees in Ireland and advocates for humane and dignified protection procedures and responses to people fleeing persecution.
The Money Advice and Budgeting Service is the State’s money advice service, guiding people through dealing with problem debt. MABS runs a Helpline (0761 07 2000, Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) and also operates from over 60 locations nationwide.
The Northside Partnership is a local company working with local people, representatives from communities, the state, employers, trade unions and elected representatives. It works to improve the opportunities for people and communities in north east Dublin to bring about positive changes in their own lives and in their community.
The Residential Tenancies Board is a public body set up to support and develop a well-functioning rental housing sector. Its remit extends to the private rental, Approved Housing Body (AHB) and Student Specific Accommodation sectors.