Ciara joined the Drop-in Centre Information and Referral service as a Caseworker in June 2021, providing information and advice on a range of issues associated with the international protection process. As Caseworker Ciara also conducts policy research and advocacy work along with the Drop-in team. Prior to joining IRC, she worked as psychosocial liaison officer with Spirasi, Ireland’s National Centre for Survivors of Torture, and completed an internship at Mercy Law Resource Centre, working on housing rights and social welfare law.

She holds a BA(Hons.) in English, Media, and Cultural Studies from IADT, Dun Laoghaire, and an LLM in International Law and International Human Rights Law from Dublin City University.

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