The Heads of the International Protection Bill 2015 raise fundamental issues about Ireland’s commitment to providing protection, says the Irish Refugee Council

Media Statement, 30 March 2015 The Irish Refugee Council is concerned about the overriding purpose of the General Scheme of the International Bill published on 25th March 2015.  In announcing publication of the Heads of the Bill, the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, stated that the “single procedure” and other reforms will allow for earlier […]

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Irish Refugee Council resigns from Government Working Group to reform the Protection Process

Media Release, 27 March 2015 On 26th March 2015, Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council, submitted a letter of resignation to Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, and Minister of State, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, stepping down from the Government Working Group on the Protection Process which commenced work in November 2014. In her letter […]

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Volunteer Administrator/Student Advisor: Education Grants Scheme

The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has received funding from the Community Foundation of Ireland (CFI) to provide financial support to young people in the asylum system who wish to continue their education or training beyond secondary school level, and now wishes to appoint a volunteer Administrator/Student Advisor to assist in the running of this scheme. […]

Posted on: March 13, 2015

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

The IRC is recruiting a solicitor with the commitment and motivation to work as an integral part of a small dedicated team. The Irish Refugee Council’s Independent Law Centre offers legal services to those in need of international protection. The Law Centre is the legal services division of the Irish Refugee Council (IRC), a registered […]

Posted on: March 11, 2015