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One for Ireland Campaign to Tackle #YouthHomelessness

We are delighted to be one of the chosen charities for the #OneForIreland fund this year alongside Barnardos, Focus Ireland, Merchants Quay Ireland, Novas, Sonas Domestic Violence Charity, and the Galway Simon Community. This campaign will enable us to offer key support to young people transitioning out of Direct Provision reducing the risk of #YouthHomelessness. […]

Posted on: 3 May 2018

New Arabic Drop-In Centre Every Second Tuesday

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Posted on: 16 March 2018

Employment Programme for Refugee Women

Programme Description As part of its integration work, the Irish Refugee Council is launching a pilot programme aimed at addressing the barriers to employment experienced by women who have refugee status in Ireland – this includes women with refugee status, subsidiary protection, leave to remain or who are family reunification beneficiaries. Overview This pilot programme […]

Posted on: 26 March 2018

Irish Refugee Council and European Council on Refugees and Exiles host conference exploring scope of new EU Directive and implications for people seeking asylum in Ireland

Media Release, 22 March 2018 Today, the Irish Refugee Council and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) are hosting a conference at the Law Society of Ireland on Ireland’s opt-in to the EU Reception Conditions Directive. The conference brings together academic experts and practitioners from Ireland and the EU and aims to inform […]

Posted on: 22 March 2018

New reports links family separation to anxiety and depression in refugees in Ireland

Media Release, 7 March 2018 Refugees living in Ireland who were forced to leave their family members behind experience depression and anxiety, often not knowing where their loved ones are or if they are safe, said the Irish Refugee Council, Nasc and Oxfam Ireland in a report launched today. The report – “A family belongs […]

Posted on: 7 March 2018