Mr. Dan Griffin
(represented by Agustus Cullen & Sons Solicitor)
Mary B. Public House .
(represented by Sherry Solicitors)
Headnotes:Equal Status Act, 2000 - Date of discrimination - Direct discrimination, section 3(1) - Membership of the Traveller community, section 3(2)(i) - Victimisation ground, section 3(2)(j) - Supply of goods and services, section 5(1) - Service in pubs - Risk of criminal and disorderly conduct, section 15(1) - Action taken in good faith, section 15(2)
This dispute concerns a claim by Mr. Dan Griffin that he was discriminated against by the Mary B. Public House contrary to the Equal Status Act, 2000, on the grounds that he is a member of the Traveller Community. The complainant alleges that the respondent discriminated against him in terms of Section 3(1)(a), and 3(2)(i) in that he was not provided with a service which is generally available to the public, contrary to Section 5(1) of the Act. He also alleges that he was discriminated against contrary to Section 3(2)(j) of the Equal Status Act, 2000, in that he was victimised for taking a complaint under the Act.