Vacancy for a Legal Officer with the Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre

Vacancy for a Legal Officer with the Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre   The Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre opened to clients in November 2011.  The Law Centre was the seventh independent law centre to open in Ireland.  It offers legal services to those in need of international protection.  In particular, the Law […]

Posted on: August 28, 2012

Special vulnerabilities of asylum seeking children brought to light in Special Rapporteur’s Report

 The Report of the Special Rapporteur on Children brings to light the special vulnerabilities of children in the asylum process says the Irish Refugee Council.  In particular, the Report exposes the protection risks and negative impact of the institutionalised system of accommodating asylum seekers, known as Direct Provision.  Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee […]

Posted on: August 9, 2012