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#refuge

# refuge - Saturday 16 April, 2022

'We couldn't imagine how the world let this happen': Nadia's journey from Bucha to Ireland
# Refuge
# Refuge

'We couldn't imagine how the world let this happen': Nadia's journey from Bucha to Ireland

Apr 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 35,459 Views 13 Comments
  • Nadia Melnychuk moved from Kyiv to Bucha with her husband during the pandemic.
  • Soon, that town would become internationally known for scenes of devastation and horror under Russian occupation.
  • Nadia has shared her story of escaping Bucha, travelling to Ireland, and the beauty of the town she had to leave behind.

# refuge - Friday 4 March, 2022

Advocacy group says surrogate mothers are being offered help to leave Ukraine if they choose to
# Refuge
# Refuge

Advocacy group says surrogate mothers are being offered help to leave Ukraine if they choose to

Mar 4th 2022, 4:20 PM 8,382 Views 4 Comments

Parents of a newborn evacuated from Ukraine say that “Baby Tilly can’t wait to meet her big brother Tadhg at home in Ireland”.

# refuge - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'I feel like the only way out is to die': Over 20,000 disclosures of abuse made to Women's Aid in 2019

Aug 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 24,709 Views 18 Comments

Women reported being beaten, strangled, burned and raped, and there was a spike in calls during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# refuge - Saturday 18 January, 2020

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
# Shelter
# Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,639 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

# refuge - Friday 5 April, 2019

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours
# Aoibhneas
# Aoibhneas

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Apr 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,734 Views 6 Comments

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

# refuge - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 18th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,786 Views 94 Comments

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# refuge - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'

Oct 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 908 Views 101 Comments

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# refuge - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Oct 8th 2014, 6:01 PM 9,704 Views 4 Comments

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# refuge - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?
# Help
# Help

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?

Jul 6th 2014, 8:45 AM 13,603 Views 38 Comments

One man told AMEN that his relation was sleeping in a park as he couldn’t find shelter due to domestic abuse.

# refuge - Friday 27 June, 2014

Over 200 refugees will resettle in Ireland in 2015 and 2016
# United Nations
# United Nations

Over 200 refugees will resettle in Ireland in 2015 and 2016

Jun 27th 2014, 2:50 PM 8,207 Views 131 Comments

Many of the refugees are expected to come from war-torn Syria.

# refuge - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Violence in the home: "It was always the fear that this person was going to kill me"
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Violence in the home: "It was always the fear that this person was going to kill me"

Jun 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 7,001 Views 57 Comments

“It’s easy to judge if you’re on the outside,” said abuse survivor Mary.

# refuge - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

467 women and 229 children received domestic abuse support in just one day last year

Jun 10th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,630 Views 84 Comments

SAFE Ireland says that women and children are made homeless by domestic abuse.

# refuge - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

US students volunteer to fix up Dublin women's refuge
# Charity
# Charity

US students volunteer to fix up Dublin women's refuge

Apr 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,203 Views 12 Comments

The students worked with staff from the US Embassy in Dublin to give Rathmines Women’s Refuge a makeover.

# refuge - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Syrian refugees to be offered temporary residence in Ireland
# Three Years On
# Three Years On

Syrian refugees to be offered temporary residence in Ireland

Mar 12th 2014, 5:17 PM 8,439 Views 56 Comments

Alan Shatter announced the Humanitarian Admission Programme this afternoon.

# refuge - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Ombudsman: Our treatment of asylum seekers is unacceptable
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Ombudsman: Our treatment of asylum seekers is unacceptable

Jul 9th 2013, 8:17 PM 6,037 Views 85 Comments

Over a third of people in Direct Provision refuges have been there for more than five years.

# refuge - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Cuts to domestic violence services are "hacking away at life-lines"
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Cuts to domestic violence services are "hacking away at life-lines"

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:15 AM 2,978 Views 14 Comments

Demand for refuge spaces in Dublin is four times what one domestic abuse service can provide.

# refuge - Thursday 20 June, 2013

22 pregnant women looked for safety from violence - on one day
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

22 pregnant women looked for safety from violence - on one day

Jun 20th 2013, 10:00 PM 8,859 Views 22 Comments

21 women were turned away from domestic abuse refuges last year as there wasn’t enough space.

# refuge - Monday 11 March, 2013

Refuge still unopened one year on due to funding issues
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Refuge still unopened one year on due to funding issues

Mar 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,614 Views 10 Comments

Negotiations are still underway between the HSE and Teach Tearmainn in Kildare over staff for a domestic violence refuge that has not yet opened.

# refuge - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

Aug 16th 2012, 2:14 PM 7,421 Views 122 Comments

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

# refuge - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Women's refuge staff ballot for industrial action in Kilkenny
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Women's refuge staff ballot for industrial action in Kilkenny

Jul 19th 2012, 12:55 PM 2,510 Views 2 Comments

The staff say they have taken the move after being told of impending redundancies.

# refuge - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Lack of funding means domestic violence refuge lies unused
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Lack of funding means domestic violence refuge lies unused

Apr 5th 2012, 12:48 PM 2,967 Views 13 Comments

Four self-contained apartments, meant to be used by families seeking refuge from domestic violence, cannot be utilised because of lack of funding.

# refuge - Thursday 8 March, 2012

One day snapshot reveals 499 women and children living in refuge because of domestic violence
# Just One Day
# Just One Day

One day snapshot reveals 499 women and children living in refuge because of domestic violence

Mar 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,327 Views 11 Comments

“This is not just women’s business. Domestic violence has to be everyone’s business.” – Safe Ireland.

# refuge - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker

Oct 8th 2011, 10:00 AM 744 Views 74 Comments

Moussa has been living in a hostel in Ireland for seven years while the Government decides if he can stay and work here. Waiting is soul-destroying, he says, as is being made to feel like a criminal.