Your generosity helps us to support more people and to make positive and lasting changes to policies for those seeking protection in Ireland. Unrestricted funds, through your donations, give us the independence to ensure your money goes where it is needed most to have the greatest impact on the lives of the incredible people we work with and for. 

For every €1,000 we raise we can:

Reunite five forcibly displaced children with their family

We believe no child should be needlessly alone, separated from their families when it is within all of our power to reunite them. Your support will allow us to prepare applications for family reunification, organise evidence and prepare housing, schooling and other supports ahead of the family’s arrival. 

Provide holistic integration supports to the reunited families

We believe integration for people seeking protection in Ireland should begin from day one in order to cultivate and nurture a sense of welcoming and belonging. Your support will go a long way in empowering those we work with and for with holistic supports including housing, employment, education, youth work, health, language support, community sponsorship

Find a home for five people at risk of homelessness

Nonty and Princess pick up the keys to their new house through the Irish Refugee Councils housing programme

In the midst of the housing crisis, the people we work with and for are at risk of racism, abuse, and often struggle to leave Direct Provision accommodation. Your support will allow us to find a home for people by preparing a housing application, looking for accommodation on their behalf, accompanying people on viewings, and negotiating with landlords. See our housing work for more information. 

Legally represent a LGBT+ refugee through their asylum claim

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT+) people seeking protection in Ireland face many barriers and challenges within the asylum process, read more here. Your support will allow us to fully represent and guide them through this arduous process which takes at least 30 staff hours as well as administration and operational costs 

Assist four people onto further education

Education plays an empowering role in people's development, self-esteem and integration. It is also an investment in our future, in our country, in our progress. People seeking protection in Ireland also face a significant barrier of non-recognition of their previous qualifications. 

Your support of our Education work broadens access to higher education for people in the protection process. For just €250 euro we can cover a person’s course fees as well as assist with their transport or course material costs

How to give 

This secure online payment process enables you to make a once off or regular donation quickly and easily at any time of the day or night.

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Alternative ways to give 

Cheque

You can post a cheque made out to Irish Refugee Council, 37 Killarney Street, Dublin 1

Bank Transfer

You can make a donation via bank transfer to: 

AIB, 40/41 Westmoreland Street, D2.  

Sort Code: 93-33-84 | Account No: 49657040 | IBAN: IE88 AIBK 9333 8449 6570 40 | BIC: AIBKIE2D | Account holder:  Irish Refugee Council

Standing Order

You can set up a monthly or yearly standing order by downloading and completing a Standing Order Form

Charity Tax Back 

Donations of €250 or over in a year are eligible for tax relief. €250 is actually worth €362 to us – at no extra cost to you. To allow us to claim the grossed up amount of tax associated with your donation, simply download and complete the relevant CHY form below

CHY3 Charity Tax Back Form

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