Direct Provision: No place to call home

Media Release, 18 December 2013 Today at 10.30am outside the Dáil, current and former residents of Direct Provision shared a moment to celebrate the success of their petition calling for an to end to the institutionalised accommodation of asylum seekers. The campaign organisers, along with their children, allies and supporters tied homemade Christmas decorations to […]

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Direct Provision: Framing an alternative reception system for people seeking international protection

Download the full report here The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has consistently urged a more humane approach to the accommodation of those seeking international protection, arguing that the human and the financial cost of Direct Provision is too high and is failing to meet Ireland’s international obligations towards refugees and those who face a risk […]

Posted on: December 10, 2013

The treatment of asylum seekers in Direct Provision undermines the integrity of the asylum system, says Irish Refugee Council

Media Release: 10th December 2013 The treatment of asylum seekers in Direct Provision undermines the integrity of the asylum system, says Irish Refugee Council The Irish Refugee Council today launched a document which sets out the framework for a new reception system for asylum seekers. The proposals address the human and financial cost of Direct […]

Posted on: December 10, 2013

Launch of information pack by young people for young people seeking asylum in Ireland

Media Release: Friday, 6 December 2013 Launch of information pack by young people for young people seeking asylum in Ireland Young people, with support from the Irish Refugee Council and Emer Costello MEP, today launch their multimedia guide ‘Seeking Asylum in Ireland – A Guide for Children’ which provides insight to the asylum process for […]

Posted on: December 6, 2013

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

Applications  are invited for the post of Solicitor with the Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre.  Applications must be submitted to the IRC by 5pm on Thursday 2nd January 2014.  For further information see www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie/about/jobs  

Posted on: December 4, 2013

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