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# Asylum Seekers

May
May 2024
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
April
April 2024
Debunked: Image of Garda standoff shared after Newtownmountkennedy protests is AI-generated
Builders confronted by anti-immigration protesters 'in shock' after 'intimidating' incident at Aughrim hotel
Construction workers at the site in Aughrim in Co Wicklow were told to “pack up and get the f**k out”.
Tánaiste says McEntee’s 80% claim on asylum seekers crossing border ‘not statistical’
Asylum seekers unaware of any plans to clear tents on Dublin's Mount Street
Mount Street protesters take aim at Helen McEntee for ‘recycling far-right rhetoric’
Sunak says migrants crossing from Northern Ireland into Republic shows Rwanda plan is working
Anti-asylum seeker protesters march through Newtownmountkennedy chanting 'Newtown says no'
Timeline: What happened in Newtownmountkennedy yesterday evening?
Language barrier among challenges for Ukrainians trying to work or study in Ireland
IPO to prioritise asylum seekers from countries with highest number of applicants
The UK's controversial Rwanda bill has finally passed in parliament - so what happens now?
Child hospitalised due to pest infection in asylum seeker accommodation centre
'Generous' Dublin restaurants 'happy to help', providing free meals for asylum seekers
Irish journalist Sally Hayden denied entry to Rwanda to report on 30th anniversary of genocide
Hotels, state bodies and Direct Provision: The companies behind Ireland's refugee housing sector
More than €2 billion was paid by the Government on the sector last year.
Bring an end to tent encampments and deport asylum seekers that commit crime - FF migration report
Harris says Ireland will comply fully with Migration Pact, including setting up reception centres
The European Parliament yesterday voted to adopt the Migration and Asylum Pact yesterday.
MEPs vote in favour of EU Migration Pact to overhaul rules on asylum seekers and migrants
The new Migration and Asylum Pact is a package of 10 laws drawn up after years of negotiations that aim to get EU countries to act together on migration.
MEPs will vote today on the EU Migration Pact: Here's what it means (in a five-minute summary)
Gardaí probe Dublin assault on asylum seeker who says he and others called 'black monkeys'
Government to offer temporary shelter to asylum seekers sleeping rough during Storm Kathleen
March
March 2024
Sharp increase in prosecutions and prison terms for asylum seekers arriving without passports
The Government unveiled two big plans around asylum seekers today - here's what they are
It involves empty office spaces and a new EU Pact.
'Criminal element embedded' in Coolock protest against asylum seekers, DCC meeting told
Asylum seekers brought to court over lack of ID sparks claims of 'interference' in process
Palestinian man who slept on Mount Street came to Ireland to escape 'death at any moment'
Mohamed has been deeply affected by the situation in Gaza, describing it as a “massacre”.
'Why's he in Japan?': Protesters say O’Gorman must answer questions over asylum seeker treatment
Ireland failing to protect unaccompanied migrant children, EU report states
O'Gorman denies asylum seekers were moved from Mount Street because of St Patrick's Day
Varadkar denies government bussed asylum seekers from city to avoid Patrick's Day embarrassment
Government accused of 'playing games' as some asylum seekers bussed to Dublin Mountains return to city
Many tents and people’s belongings had been removed from the area.
A number of men were taken from Mount Street in Dublin today to tented accommodation in south county Dublin.
Some men returned to Dublin City, however, to find their tents destroyed.
DCC councillors discussed the tents near Mount Street yesterday and let loose on the government
Debunked: A UNHCR article saying Ireland has given refugees the right to vote is 20 years old
Varadkar says plan to process irregular migrants outside EU won't dramatically decrease arrivals
Former Fine Gael Justice Minister criticises Govt for leaving asylum seekers on the streets