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# Immigration

This year
2024
Varadkar: Ireland can't guarantee accommodation to asylum seekers entering via 'safe countries'
Taoiseach: 'St Patrick was a migrant to Ireland - a single, male, undocumented one'
Varadkar says plan to process irregular migrants outside EU won't dramatically decrease arrivals
'It is not like the UK Rwanda policy': Varadkar defends proposed change to EU asylum policy
'Ireland has become a second home for me': Ukrainians building careers in Ireland
Debunked: Norway has not deported 1,600 people from Somalia
Helen McEntee: New measures to speed up asylum applications designed to stop misuse of system
Majority of people favour 'more closed' immigration policy, new poll shows
Debunked: Clip shows crowds at a pro-refugee rally last year, not an anti-immigrant protest
'A campaign of far-right terrorism': Murphy lambastes Govt over response to arson attacks
11 arrested following anti-immigration demonstration and counter-protest in Dublin
Mary Lou McDonald: 'Government has not handled the immigration question well'
FactFind: What is a ‘safe country of origin’ and how many asylum seekers come from one?
'Need for substantial reform': TDs debate Government response to asylum seekers in Dáil
Debunked: Man arrested in Dublin City Centre was holding a toy gun, not a real firearm
Government considers chartering flights to deport immigrants denied asylum
Algeria and Botswana to be added to 'safe countries' list from today
McEntee: Border controls 'crackdown' as Government to consider adding to safe country list
Fine Gael canvassers to get guidance on speaking about migration on the doorsteps
Up to €10m extra 'social inclusion' funding signed off on for areas taking in asylum seekers
FG politicians given international protection info sheet as Varadkar appeals for help setting out facts
Tom Felle: Toxic language around migration is not unique to Ireland - it's playing out globally
Tom Felle
Debunked: Misleading claims shared in Roscrea amid protests at Racket Hall
Bríd Smith warned by Ceann Comhairle for claiming 'Nazi supporters lies' have been repeated in Dáil
Roscrea could get 'community-owned' hotel as Taoiseach comes under pressure from his party
Roscrea protesters criticised over scuffles with gardaí as children arrived to hotel
Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman is to speak to Tipperary TDs about additional supports for the town this week.
Dublin court granted care order for child who entered Ireland in 'suspicious circumstances'
Five migrants died trying to reach UK by crossing Channel overnight, over 30 rescued
Roderic O’Gorman says protests had nothing to do with migrant housing plans being changed
McEntee says decision not to place male asylum seekers in Mayo and Carlow wasn't due to protests
Conor McGregor: Is the UFC's biggest star becoming a poster boy for Ireland's far-right?
The 35-year-old has hinted at a run for the presidency.
Conor McGregor: Is the UFC's biggest star becoming a poster boy for Ireland's far-right?
'Someone could be killed': Fears grow as gardaí probe 'worrying trend' of arson attacks
No arrests have been made to date but a number of investigations are ongoing.
The Irish Network Against Racism has expressed concern that the issue will only be taken seriously if someone is badly injured or killed
There have been around 20 arson attacks, or attempted attacks, on properties earmarked to house international protection applicants
Multiple garda investigations into the Ringsend, Rosscahill and other arson attacks around the country are ongoing
US Republicans push impeachment of Biden's immigration chief
Last year
2023
Taoiseach: Government has a big job to do in 2024 as far-right myths gain traction
One month on: 'We must listen to concerns around immigration if we are to stop the fear'
Adeniyi Olarewaju
Interview: O'Gorman says blockades of asylum seeker accommodation should not be tolerated
The Integration Minister said he regretted government did not act faster to resource communication with local communities.
Tánaiste says 'no easy answers' to immigration question, but 'no one can take law into their own hands'
Tánaiste accepts need to address people’s fears about immigration with evidence-based approach
Interview: McDonald says she wants 'space for people to ask questions' about immigration