Direct Provision system must end, says Irish Refugee Council

Media Release, 20 November On Universal Children’s Day, the Irish Refugee Council has repeated its call for an end to the Direct Provision system which has come under scrutiny, both nationally and internationally, for failing to uphold the rights and welfare of children.  Asylum seekers, refugees and supporters will gather at the Dáil at 1 p.m. and […]

Posted on: November 20, 2014

National Demonstration for an end to Direct Provision

Media Notice, 17 November 2014 What?  On Universal Children’s Day there will be a National Demonstration in Dublin City where asylum seekers, refugees and supporters from across the country will repeat the national call for an end to the system that has become known as Direct Provision. Speakers from centres in Cork, Limerick, Sligo and […]

Posted on: November 17, 2014

Conference on Early Legal Advice for Asylum Seekers takes place in Dublin today

Media Release, 14 November Dublin, Friday 14 November 2014 – The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) is holding an important one day conference today on providing legal advice for people seeking asylum. The conference, entitled Early Legal Advice for People in Need of International Protection, is being hosted by law firm A&L Goodbody, and represents a […]

Posted on: November 14, 2014