Ireland

Next review: 2026

Timeline for UPR engagement in the current cycle

Review phasei
Close
From the date of the Working Group session until the Adoption outcome report (approximately 4- 6 months)
Follow up phasei
Close
Approximately 3 years starting from the Adoption of the outcome reports
National consultations and drafting phasei
Close
1 year before the next Working Group
Advocacy phasei
Close
Other Stakeholders Report deadline until Working group session (approximately 7 months)
UPR Working Group
11-2021
Adoption outcome report
05-2022
Stakeholders report deadline
03-2026
National report deadline
07-2026
Pre session
10-2026
UPR Working Group
11-2026

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/39/IRL/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/39/IRL/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/39/IRL/3

Civil society and other submissions

Civil society and other submissions

PS 39 Stmt FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres)
PS 39 Stmt Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT)
PS 39 Stmt Mental Health Reform
PS 39 Stmt Plan International Ireland’s Youth Advisory Panel (YAP)
PS 39 Stmt the Ombudsman for Children’s Office

NHRI submissions

IHREC - Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

NGO submissions

ADF International - ADF International
AI - Amnesty International
C2030 Ireland - Coalition 2030
COALITION OF TRAVELLER ROMA
CoE - Council of Europe
Doras - Doras
ECLJ - European Centre for Law and Justice
EU FRA - European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
EUROMIL - European Organisation of Military Associations and Trade Unions
FLAC - FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres)
FoE Ireland - Friends of the Earth Ireland
Global Unions - International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)
HAI - Humanist Association of Ireland
HI - Hope Ireland
IFPA - Irish Family Planning Association
IPRT - IRISH PENAL REFORM TRUST
Iridh Traveller Movement - Irish Traveller Movement
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS10 - Joint Submission 10
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS7 - Joint Submission 7
JS8 - Joint Submission 8
JS9 - Joint Submission 9
MRCI - Migrant Rights Centre Ireland
Nasc - Nasc, Migrant and Refugee Rights
OCO - Ombudsman for Children's Office
OSCE-ODIHR - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights/Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Oxfam Ireland - Oxfam Ireland
Plan International - Plan International, Inc.
SPMHS - St Patrick's Mental Health Services
Travellers of Roma

UN Agencies submissions

UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Civil Society Materials

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Irish Human Rights Equality Commission

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/25/IRL/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/25/IRL/2

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/25/IRL/3

Follow-up

Follow-up

Irish Human Rights Equality Commission

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

IHREC - Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
OCO - Ombudsman for Children's Office

NGO submissions

MLRC - Mercy Law Resource Centre - Annex
AA - Age Action
AA - Age Action - Annex
ActionAid Ireland - ActionAid Ireland
ActionAid Ireland - ActionAid Ireland - Annex
ADF International - ADF International
AI - Amnesty International
ARA - Adoption Rights Alliance
Atheistie - Atheist Ireland
Atheistie - Atheist Ireland - Annex
CAID Ireland - Sorley McCaughey
Dóchas - Dóchas- The Association of Irish Non-Governmental Development Organisations
Doras Luimni - Leonie Kerins
Doras Luimni - Leonie Kerins - Annex
EdEq - Education Equality
EdEq - Education Equality - Annex
ERI - Edmund Rice International
ESC Rights Initiative - The ESC Rights Initiative
F&L - Family and Life
FLAC - Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd
FLAC - Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd - Annex
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
GLAN - Global Legal Action Network (GLAN)
HAI - Humanist Association of Ireland
HAI - Humanist Association of Ireland - Annex
ICI - Immigrant Council of Ireland
ICI - Immigrant Council of Ireland - Annex
ICTU - Irish Congress of Trade Unions
ICTU - Irish Congress of Trade Unions - Annex
IDS Submission - Irish Deaf Society
IDS Submission - Irish Deaf Society - Annex
IFPA - Irish Family Planning Association
IPRT - Irish Penal Reform Trust
ISHR - International Service for Human Rights
ITIA - Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association
JFM Research - Justice for Magdalenes Research
JFM Research - Justice for Magdalenes Research - Annex
JS1 - Joint Submission 1
JS1 - Joint Submission 1 - Annex
JS2 - Joint Submission 2
JS2 - Joint Submission 2 - Annex
JS3 - Joint Submission 3
JS3 - Joint Submission 3 - Annex
JS4 - Joint Submission 4
JS5 - Joint Submission 5
JS5 - Joint Submission 5 - Annex
JS6 - Joint Submission 6
JS6 - Joint Submission 6 - Annex
MHR - Mental Health Reform
MHR - Mental Health Reform - Annex
MLRC - Mercy Law Resource Centre
MRCI - Migrant Rights Centre Ireland
NTWF - National Traveller Women's Forum
ODVV - Organization for Defending Victim of Violence
Oxfam Ireland - Oxfam Ireland
Oxfam Ireland - Oxfam Ireland - Annex
PPTRC - Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre
PPTRC - Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre - Annex
Pro Life Campaign - Pro Life Campaign
Shannonwatch - Shannonwatch
SoS_Ire - Survivors of Symphysiotomy
SoS_Ire - Survivors of Symphysiotomy - Annex
SPMHS - St. Patrick's Mental Health Services
SPMHS - St. Patrick's Mental Health Services - Annex
Threshold - Threshold
Trócaire - Trócaire

Annex NGO submissions

MLRC - Mercy Law Resource Centre - Annex
AA - Age Action - Annex
ActionAid Ireland - ActionAid Ireland - Annex
Atheistie - Atheist Ireland - Annex
Doras Luimni - Leonie Kerins - Annex
EdEq - Education Equality - Annex
FLAC - Free Legal Advice Centres Ltd - Annex
HAI - Humanist Association of Ireland
HAI - Humanist Association of Ireland - Annex
ICI - Immigrant Council of Ireland - Annex
ICTU - Irish Congress of Trade Unions - Annex
IDS Submission - Irish Deaf Society - Annex
JFM Research - Justice for Magdalenes Research - Annex
JS1 - Joint Submission 1 - Annex
JS2 - Joint Submission 2 - Annex
JS3 - Joint Submission 3 - Annex
JS5 - Joint Submission 5 - Annex
JS6 - Joint Submission 6 - Annex
MHR - Mental Health Reform - Annex
Oxfam Ireland - Oxfam Ireland - Annex
PPTRC - Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre - Annex
SoS_Ire - Survivors of Symphysiotomy - Annex
SPMHS - St. Patrick's Mental Health Services - Annex

UN Agencies submissions

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Other submissions

CoE - Council of Europe
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex
EU FRA - European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
OSCE-ODIHR - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights/Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
OSCE-ODIHR - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights/Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Annex

Annex Other submissions

CoE - Council of Europe - Annex
OSCE-ODIHR - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights/Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe - Annex

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/25/L.14

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/33/17

Addendum

A/HRC/33/17/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/33/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its thirty-third session

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Canada for Population and Development
AI - Amnesty International
Alliance Defending Freedom
Atheist Alliance International
Edmund Rice International
International Federation for Human Rights
International Planned Parenthood Federation
International Service for Human Rights
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission - NHRI

Civil Society Materials

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Follow-up statement by other stakeholders

Oral statement by the NHRI of Ireland (March 2014)
Written statement by Irish Council for Civil Liberties (March 2014)
Written statement by the NHRI of Ireland (March 2014)

Follow-up

Civil society and other mid-term reports

Universal Periodic Review of Ireland Interim Reporting Stage

Official OHCHR documents

National report

National report

A/HRC/WG.6/12/IRL/1

Compilation of UN information

Compilation of UN information

A/HRC/WG.6/12/IRL/2

Corrigendum Compilation

A/HRC/WG.6/12/IRL/2/Corr.1

Summary of other stakeholders information

Summary of other stakeholders information

A/HRC/WG.6/12/IRL/3

Follow-up

Follow-up

Oral statement by the NHRI of Ireland (March 2014)
Written statement by Irish Council for Civil Liberties (March 2014)
Written statement by the NHRI of Ireland (March 2014)

State's Mid-term report

Ireland's National Mid-term Report (2014)

Mid-term Implementation Assessment

UPR Info's Mid-term Implementation Assessment

Civil society and other submissions

NHRI submissions

Irish - HRC - Irish Human Rights Commission
OCO - Ombudsman Children’s Office

NGO submissions

Afri - Action from Ireland
AI - Amnesty International
AkiDwA - Akina Dadawa Africa
ARA - Adoption Rights Alliance
AREA - Autism Rights Equality Alliances
Atheist - Irl
Becket Fund - Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Cairde
CDLP - Centre Disability Law Policy National University Ireland
CMHC - Children ’s Mental Health Coalition
CnG - Conradhna Gaeilge
CORI - Conference Religious Ireland
CSHF - Cork Social Housing Forum
DL - Doras Luimní
Dóchas
EFI - Equality for Fathers Ireland
ELN - European Life Network
ENAR - Irl - European Network Against Racism Ireland
ERI - Edmund Rice International
ET - Educate Together
FLAC - Free Legal Advice Centres
FLAC - TC - Free Legal Advice Centre Trinity College
GIEACPC - Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
GLEN - Gay Lesbian Equality Network
GLSN - Grassroots Leadership Support Network
GRSG - Galway Refugee Support Group
HAI - Humanist Association Ireland
HP - Hope Project
ICHR - Irish Centre Human Rights
ICI - Immigrant Council Ireland
ICI - Immigrant Council Ireland - Annex 1
ICTU - Irish Congress Trade Unions
IHF - Irish Heart Foundation
IHRC - Islamic Human Rights Commission
IIFCR - Iona Institute Freedom Conscience Religion
IPRT - Irish Penal Reform Trust
ISPCC -Irish Society Prevention Cruelty Children
JFM - Justice for Magdalenes
JS 1 - Joint Submission 1 - Your Rights Right Now
JS 2 - Joint Submission 2
EN
JS 3 - Joint Submission 3
JS 4 - Joint Submission 4
JS 5 - Joint Submission 5
MLRC - Mercy Law Resource Centre
MRCI - Migrant Rights Centre Ireland
NAAR - NGO Alliance Against Racism
NCFEL - National Council Forum End of Life
NCP - New Communities Partnerships Network
NWCI - National Women’s Council Ireland
OLGLM - Our Lady Guadalupe Life Movement
PLC - Pro-Life Campaign
PPTC - Pavee Point Travellers Centre
PPTC - Pavee Point Travellers Centre - Annex 1
RG - Rehab Group
RRAP - Rialto Rights Action Project
SSea - Shellto Sea
SWatch - Shannon Watch
TI - I - Transparency International Ireland
TO - Table Observers

Annex NGO submissions

ICI - Immigrant Council Ireland - Annex 1
PPTC - Pavee Point Travellers Centre - Annex 1

UN Agencies submissions

UNESCO
UNHCR

Other submissions

CoE - Council of Europe
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 1
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 2
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 3
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 4

Annex Other submissions

CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 1
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 2
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 3
CoE - Council of Europe - Annex 4

Review in the Working Group

Report of the Working group (draft)

A/HRC/WG.6/12/L.7

Questions written in advance

Advance written questions

Questions written in advance additional

Advance written questions

Adoption in the Plenary session

Report of the Working group (final)

A/HRC/19/9

Addendum

A/HRC/19/9/Add.1

Report of the HRC session

A/HRC/19/2: Report of the Human Rights Council on its nineteenth session

Oral statement by the State under Review (adoption)

Statement by Ireland

Oral statement by other stakeholders (adoption)

Action Canada for Population & Development
Amnesty International
COC Netherlands
European Women’s Lobby
HelpAge International
International Disability Alliance
International Federations for Human Rights Leagues
International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism
Irish Human Rights Commission
Society for Protection of Unborn Children

Written statements by other stakeholders (adoption)

International Federation of Human Rights Leagues
International Planned Parenthood Foundation