Report Launch: Transition: from Direct Provision to life in the community.

Posted On: 18 July 2016

TransitionMedia Notice, 20th July 2016


Official launch of Transition: from Direct Provision to life in the community. The experiences of those who have been granted refugee status, subsidiary protection or leave to remain in Ireland. The research involved interviews with 22 former asylum seekers and explores their experiences of transitioning or attempting to transition out of Direct Provision. The report makes recommendations for addressing the many challenges that people face when moving on from life in state accommodation centres, which will be presented alongside key findings at the launch.


Wednesday 20th July 2016, 11am – 12pm


Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2


The report will be launched by Mr David Stanton, Minister of State for Justice with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration

Dr Eucharia Meehan, Director, Irish Research Council (Chair)

Dr.  Muireann Ní Raghallaigh, UCD

Maeve Foreman, TCD

Gabriel Wenyi Mendes

Blessing Moyo

Jonah Mudehwe, Irish Refugee Council (Closing remarks)

Project Partners

Irish Refugee Council; University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin; Irish Research Council (Funder)




Caroline Reid, Communications Officer, 085 858 5590

To RSVP: Maeve Foreman, TCD, or 01 896 3242