Will this be the final Christmas in Direct Provision?

Media Statement, 15 Dec 2014 As the Oireachtas winds down for the holiday period, the IRC and Doras Luimní ask TDs and Senators to reflect on those spending Christmas in Direct Provision centres across the country. For some it will be their first, for others this will mark their 10th Christmas in the Direct Provision […]

Posted on: December 14, 2014

The Irish Refugee Council welcomes the seventh annual report of Ireland’s Special Rapporteur on Child Protection

Media Statement, 2 December 2014 The Irish Refugee Council welcomes the seventh annual report of Ireland’s Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, Geoffrey Shannon. In particular we welcome the criticisms of the Direct Provision system and the recommendations for review. Samanthan Arnold, Children and Young Persons’ Officer with the IRC said, “Shannon notes that children living […]

Posted on: December 2, 2014