Urgent need for refugee relocation, says Irish Refugee Council

23 August 2016, Media Release Irish Refugee Council Legal Officer reports back on fact finding mission in Greece The Irish Refugee Council is calling on the Irish government to honour its commitment of relocating asylum seekers from Greece and Italy as quickly as possible.  To date no people have been relocated from Italy and only […]

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Solidarity with Refugees: How you can help

HOW YOU CAN HELP Updated 19th August 2016 The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) has been receiving calls, emails and messages on social media from people asking how to help in this current humanitarian crisis and show solidarity with refugees seeking protection. We welcome such support and suggest people take a look at the options below […]

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Irish Refugee Council Legal Officer to visit Athens, Lesbos and Chios

Maria Hennessy, Legal Officer at the Irish Refugee Council Independent Law Centre, is travelling to Greece today and will visit Athens as well as the Islands, Lesvos and Chios. One of the main aims of the trip is to gather more information about the current situation on the ground and to explore in partnership with […]

Posted on: August 10, 2016