Speaker Presentations: Responding to the Needs of Refugee Children and Young People

World Refugee Day Conference, UCD, Dublin On World Refugee Day 2017, the Irish Refugee Council and the School of Social Policy, Social Work, & Social Justice University College Dublin jointly organised an interdisciplinary conference on meeting the needs of refugee children and young people. Held in UCD, the conference was attended by academics and practitioners […]

Posted on: 11 July 2017

Right to work for people in asylum process should be granted at six months and not be restrictive, says Irish Refugee Council

MEDIA STATEMENT, 3RD July 2017 IRC POLICY PAPER: THE RIGHT TO WORK FOR INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION APPLICANTS The Irish Refugee Council today released a policy paper to inform the Government’s response to the Supreme Court decision which found that the indefinite prohibition on the right to work for people in the asylum system is unconstitutional. Nick […]

Posted on: 3 July 2017