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# integration - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Cork will be the latest area to become a so-called place of sanctuary – making it part of a wider national, and indeed international, movement.

# integration - Sunday 10 June, 2018

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'

The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.

# integration - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

# integration - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Kilkenny mosque debate: 'This could become dangerous. Tensions could escalate'

This week I wished I lived in Ballaghadareen and not in Kilkenny, writes Malcolm Noonan.

# integration - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June

“The fifth years have already said it, their parents have said it – those kids are not going to continue their education next year.”

# integration - Sunday 18 March, 2018

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

# integration - Saturday 17 March, 2018

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

# integration - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Single refugees in Ballaghaderreen are relying on housing offers from the Irish public

The Department of Justice said due to the shortage of social housing the decision has been taken to only resettle people outside of high demand areas.

# integration - Monday 12 March, 2018

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

# integration - Monday 3 July, 2017

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year

The rise in spend by the RIA came against the background of the numbers accommodated by the agency last year decreasing from 4,696 to 4,425 at year end.

# integration - Friday 2 June, 2017

From The42 Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight Integration

Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight

Between 60 and 80 residents of Direct Provision centres across Dublin will be welcomed to Dalymount Park as guests for tonight’s game against Drogheda United.

# integration - Friday 10 February, 2017

Roscommon town prepares for refugees by building a wall... of welcome

The announcement that the refugees would be arriving has encouraged donations of books and toys.

# integration - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Government wants 1% of civil service to be made up of immigrants in new integration strategy

Other measures include English language training programmes and community grants.

# integration - Friday 13 January, 2017

'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well'

A welcome reception for Syrian refugees is being held in Blanchardstown today.

# integration - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

# integration - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay

Six weeks ago, the Ware family were given a month to leave Ireland. Today, they got the news they’ve been waiting for.

# integration - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

# integration - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

'A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS'

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# integration - Sunday 23 November, 2014

"I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil'

Just under a quarter of the Galway town is from Brazil.

# integration - Friday 10 October, 2014

"We really need to ask ourselves as a society how are we failing young people"

Professor Brendan Kelly made the comment as a new report into mental health in Europe is released.

# integration - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

PayPal opens its doors (slightly) to bitcoin payments

The company has teamed up with three bitcoin payment processors, allowing sellers to accept bitcoin as payment for digital goods.

# integration - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'

A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.

# integration - Monday 3 March, 2014

Apple takes Siri for a spin by launching hands-free software for drivers

CarPlay is built primarily around Siri voice commands and the first cars supporting the service will come from Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz.

# integration - Friday 10 January, 2014

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

# integration - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

"Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre

Darren Scully’s re-admission to the Fine Gael party has caused anger with one migrant support group.

# integration - Friday 27 September, 2013

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity

The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.

# integration - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

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What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?

Superquinn is being integrated with SuperValu. Are the sausages no more?

# integration - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Column: Why are asylum seekers protesting?

Protests by asylum seekers are not a manifestation of greedy migrants looking for more entitlements from the state, but the symptom of a deeply flawed and failing immigration system, writes Matt Canon.

# integration - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years

A report by the ESRI shows that Irish people have an increasingly negative attitude towards immigrants – and that the poverty gap between Irish and non-EU nationals has widened since 2008.

# integration - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# integration - Monday 27 May, 2013

Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland

The Integration Centre said that many of the same issues in Sweden exist here and that policymakers must act to address this.

# integration - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Alliance Party calls for legislation on flags and emblems

The party said all permanent emblems should be subject to planning consent.

# integration - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Most of Ireland’s new citizens do not feel part of society

The survey found that 86 per cent of our new citizens have completed third level education while over 80 per cent are working.

# integration - Sunday 4 November, 2012

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Sports Film Of The Week: The Ghosts of Ole Miss

The latest in ESPN’s 30 for 30 series reflects on the football team that played on during the shameful campus violence at the height of the civil rights movement.

# integration - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before

Around 7 per cent of immigrants in Ireland now has a mortgage, compared to around 14 per cent of Irish-born people.

# integration - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI

The first tranche of funding will go towards communities in Northern Ireland for projects such as working towards the removal of peace walls.

# integration - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows

The unemployment rate among non-Irish nationals is now significantly higher than for those born here.

# integration - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

TD calls for action after survey reveals prevalence of racism

Six in ten TDs encountered racism on the campaign trail – while one-third said speaking up for immigrants would cost them support.

# integration - Monday 23 January, 2012

Lagarde: Deeper integration necessary to end euro crisis

As finance ministers meet in Brussels, the IMF chief says Europe must integrate more build ‘larger firewalls’ to move on.