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Internship with IRC’s Information and Referral Service

The IRC’s Information and Referral Service operates a shared drop-in centre (with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland) and also an outreach service to locations around the country where asylum seekers live.  There is an opportunity for two interns to work full-time for six months from July – December 2016 with the Information and Referral Service. The […]

Posted on: 2 June 2015

Education and Training Grants Scheme 2015

Download the information document here Download the application form here Download the information guidance notes here

Posted on: 21 May 2015

The IRC and the Core Group of Asylum Seekers and Refugees

On 26th March 2015, the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) resigned from the Working Group established by Ministers Fitzgerald and Ó Ríordáin to examine and make proposals for reform of the Protection Process. The group of asylum seekers and refugees, known as the Core Group of Asylum Seekers and Refugees, made a collective decision to retain its […]

Posted on: 6 May 2015

Joint media statement: Unfolding and heightening crisis in the Mediterranean

20 April 2015, Joint Media Statement by the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) The deaths, up to 950 people many of them children, in the Mediterranean at the weekend is reported to be the largest loss of life on the sea since WWII. It ties in with the largest […]

Posted on: 20 April 2015

Human Rights in Ireland marks 15 years of the system of Direct Provision in Ireland

Media Release, 10 April 2015 Human Rights in Ireland have been running a week long online event since Monday to mark the 15th year of Direct Provision in Ireland. Throughout the week, there have been new and retrospective contributions from a cross section of civil society, NGOs, supporters and legal professionals highlighting the issue of […]

Posted on: 10 April 2015