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# Asylum Seekers

Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
Debunked: Fabricated quotes and made-up commentators feature in 'vote-rigging' news story
Asylum seekers staying in tents on Leeson Street moved on without offers of new accommodation
This month
June 2024
20 years of legal migrant voting in Ireland but conspiracies about it are being shared online
McEntee: Airlines fined for carrying undocumented passengers, but State will still process them
Sinn Féin not seeking to outsource processing of asylum seeker applications to other countries
'We're currently doing it': Fine Gael's Regina Doherty says EU already outsourcing asylum
Last month
May 2024
Debunked: High Court did not rule that ‘illegal immigrants should be paid €318 per week’
High Court told State can't simply accommodate homeless asylum seekers 'at the drop of a hat'
Fixing delays with childen's spinal surgeries 'not rocket science', President Higgins says
Tents cleared at Grand Canal for the third time as over 100 asylum seekers moved on
One young man who was offered State-provided accommodation today said he was fleeing conflict in Somalia.
1,000 asylum seekers to be accommodated at Thornton Hall by the end of June
High Court told Ireland is breaching human rights law by failing to house homeless asylum seekers
Taoiseach indicates asylum seeker tents to be cleared from Dublin's Grand Canal this week
Means-testing asylum seekers aims to ensure system is fair, says McEntee
Sinn Féin says plans to means test asylum seekers should go further and include medical cards
Four men charged with public order offences during protest at asylum seeker accommodation
Outrage from locals in Borrisokane as families living in direct provision face eviction, Dáil told
Arson attack on building earmarked for asylum seekers 'idiotic' and 'criminal', says Taoiseach
Modular and prefab units to be used to house asylum seekers on Thornton Hall site
Some asylum seekers told to get bus to tented IPAS site, while others left by Grand Canal
The clearance comes following a similar operation on 9 May.
Govt working to create more accommodation for asylum seekers as tents remain on Grand Canal
Mayor calls on Govt to tackle immigration 'myths' as council launches info campaign
'Whether they're from Donegal or Senegal, it makes no difference': A night at the Lighthouse café
Hundreds of homeless people, from Ireland and further afield, visit the Dublin centre every day for food, clothes and friendship.
The centre provides a range of supports to homeless people and asylum seekers
"We need to remember it’s people who are actually inside the tents. These are human beings."
UN refugee agency 'concerned' by Government plans to cut payments to Ukrainians in Ireland
Ukrainians in hotels paying for hot meals won't have to do so if payments are reduced
The Ukraine Civil Society Forum says some 13,000 children could be pushed into poverty.
'Work underway' as goverment moves to use Thornton Hall site for asylum seeker accommodation
Gardaí 'categorically reject' claims that school group was escorted near canal due to tents
Taoiseach says plans to cut social welfare rates of some Ukrainian refugees is 'sensible'
It will not apply to Ukrainians living in pledged accommodation.
12-week lead-in time for streamlining of Ukrainian social welfare payments.
Review of benefits for international protection applicants to be completed within six weeks.
Government reviewing benefit payments for asylum seekers with decision to come 'in weeks'
McGrath says tents should be provided to asylum seekers for use at State-run facilities
It's a 'criminal offence' to pitch tents on public land, govt says, after removing Grand Canal camp
Asylum seeker tents cleared from Grand Canal as Taoiseach says 'Team Ireland' response needed
Asylum seekers were told they are committing an offence by camping on the canal.
Diggers have cleared all the tents from the area.
The Government has confirmed that 163 individuals were moved to Crooksling and the former Central Mental Hospital (CMH) in Dundrum.
The Taoiseach said an all-of-Government approach is needed and that he has "no doubt" further issues will arise.
Asylum seekers expected to be moved from Citywest amid concerns over tents on Grand Canal
Removal of Mount Street camp is 'like putting a plaster on a wound'
The Lighthouse in Dublin is providing food and other services for hundreds of asylum seekers every day.
Harris says asylum seekers in Ballsbridge park is 'temporary thing done by people being very humane'
Gardaí investigating video showing migrant men being told to leave Newtownmountkennedy
Around 100 asylum seekers without beds in Dublin city told there is 'no further accommodation'
Man arrested after construction workers are 'subjected to abuse' at hotel in Aughrim
Protesters incorrectly believed the site was being renovated to house international protection applicants.
Mount Street: Several asylum seekers without beds after makeshift encampment is dismantled
‘Just under’ 290 people have been moved to Citywest and Crooksling.
A number of steel barriers have been erected along the pathway on Mount Street where the tents were located.
Minister for Integration Roderic O'Gorman described the tents as an "extremely difficult situation" for people living in them.
McEntee says commentary in Dáil is 'feeding blatant racism' as she defends Migration Pact