Ismay joined the IRC as a Drop-In assistant in 2017 and was promoted to Caseworker in 2022. She provides information and advice on various issues associated with the international protection process.
Ismay holds a BSocSc Joint major in Sociology/Social Policy and MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict.

Prior to joining the IRC, Ismay worked as a Caseworker in a Homeless Drop-in service in Wicklow. She has worked alongside migrants and asylum seekers in various voluntary capacities over the years. Most notably with the Anti-Racism Network where she has been involved in campaigns against institutional racism and campaigned for improvements in the lives of migrants in Ireland.

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