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#refugee crisis

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Amsterdam to house migrants on cruise ship moored in port
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Amsterdam to house migrants on cruise ship moored in port

Aug 30th 2022, 9:40 PM 19,216 Views 9 Comments

It is the second Dutch city to approve plans for putting up migrants on a cruise liner.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 18 July, 2022

Visa-free travel for some refugees suspended over fears of 'abuse' of system - Ukrainians not affected
# Europe
# Europe

Visa-free travel for some refugees suspended over fears of 'abuse' of system - Ukrainians not affected

Jul 18th 2022, 6:46 PM 49,660 Views 0 Comments

The Government made the announcement this evening amid a shortage of accommodation for refugees.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 3 June, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Migration - a contentious issue facing the EU and Ireland
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: Migration - a contentious issue facing the EU and Ireland

Jun 3rd 2022, 10:01 AM 4,492 Views 3 Comments

Are the EU’s policies towards migration helping those in need – or just the EU?

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

May 19th 2022, 3:23 PM 49,045 Views 61 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 13 May, 2022

Defence Forces spend over €110,000 outside procurement process in response to Ukrainian refugee crisis
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Defence Forces spend over €110,000 outside procurement process in response to Ukrainian refugee crisis

May 13th 2022, 6:00 AM 13,066 Views 7 Comments

Defence Minister Simon Coveney detailed 16 contracts made outside of standard procurement rules.

Irish universities to supply temporary beds for refugees as Govt says student supply 'won't be impacted'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Irish universities to supply temporary beds for refugees as Govt says student supply 'won't be impacted'

May 13th 2022, 12:03 AM 33,763 Views 18 Comments
  • About 4,500 beds have been secured from both third-level institutions and private providers.
  • Just under half are coming directly from Irish universities but the duration of availability varies.
  • The department has said refugees will likely be moved from the student beds after the summer break.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Holiday home owners could be paid for housing refugees, junior minister suggests
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Holiday home owners could be paid for housing refugees, junior minister suggests

Apr 30th 2022, 8:13 PM 39,406 Views 77 Comments

Over 25,000 refugees have arrived in the country as of this week.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 22 April, 2022

Government considering monthly €400 payment for households who host Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Government considering monthly €400 payment for households who host Ukrainian refugees

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:26 AM 26,997 Views 54 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that Ireland is examining new options for housing Ukrainian refugees.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Shortage of accommodation for Ukrainian refugees expected by the end of April, Cabinet told
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Shortage of accommodation for Ukrainian refugees expected by the end of April, Cabinet told

Apr 20th 2022, 9:30 PM 32,298 Views 30 Comments

Nearly 25,000 pledges for accommodation of Ukrainian refugees have been made by Irish people so far.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Up to 35,000 new homes may be needed to house Ukrainian refugees, says Housing Minister
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Up to 35,000 new homes may be needed to house Ukrainian refugees, says Housing Minister

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 5:56 PM 36,452 Views 92 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that the planning system was a drawback to activating housing developments.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 28 March, 2022

Irish Defence Forces building large-scale tent camp for incoming Ukrainian refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Irish Defence Forces building large-scale tent camp for incoming Ukrainian refugees

Mar 28th 2022, 3:28 PM 32,404 Views 14 Comments

Latest figures show that more than 13,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland so far.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Three new centres to support Ukrainian refugees to open in Dublin, Cork and Limerick
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Three new centres to support Ukrainian refugees to open in Dublin, Cork and Limerick

Mar 17th 2022, 8:58 AM 24,070 Views 11 Comments

Almost 7,300 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since the war broke out last month.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Scotland 'stands ready' to take in 3,000 Ukrainian refugees immediately, says Nicola Sturgeon
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Scotland 'stands ready' to take in 3,000 Ukrainian refugees immediately, says Nicola Sturgeon

Mar 13th 2022, 11:13 AM 10,166 Views 12 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said she’s concerned the UK government’s refugee scheme is “slow and cumbersome”.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 12 March, 2022

At the border: 'People should stop sending us summer clothes. We need food and things for babies'
# Humanitarian Crisis
# Humanitarian Crisis

At the border: 'People should stop sending us summer clothes. We need food and things for babies'

Mar 12th 2022, 7:45 PM 100,568 Views 41 Comments

Niall O’Connor reports from the Polish/Ukraine border.

Debate Room: Charlie Flanagan and Richard Boyd Barrett debate Ireland's neutrality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Charlie Flanagan and Richard Boyd Barrett debate Ireland's neutrality

Mar 12th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,985 Views 16 Comments

As war rages in Ukraine, the question of Ireland’s place in the world as a neutral voice for peace is under the spotlight.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Over 2,000 people fleeing Ukraine have arrived in Ireland with 640 staying in hotels

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 6:55 PM 83,477 Views 101 Comments
  • Future accomodation options including modular homes and even Defence Forces facilities are being discussed.
  • The Telegraph has reported that UK ministers voiced concerns about Ireland's 'open door' policy.
  • The government has said that "crisis measures" may be enacted to deal with the situation.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 6 March, 2022

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 1.5 million refugees flee Ukraine in past 10 days, says UN

Mar 6th 2022, 10:46 AM 6,305 Views 2 Comments

Government is making plans to accommodate thousands of refugees in Ireland.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 3 March, 2022

UN says one million have fled Ukraine since start of Russia’s invasion
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

UN says one million have fled Ukraine since start of Russia’s invasion

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:25 AM 4,794 Views 3 Comments

The tally amounts to more than 2% of Ukraine’s population on the move in under a week.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 28 February, 2022

More than 500,000 people have fled Ukraine since Russian attack, UN says
# Fleeing War
# Fleeing War

More than 500,000 people have fled Ukraine since Russian attack, UN says

Feb 28th 2022, 12:31 PM 5,493 Views 0 Comments

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi gave the estimate in a tweet.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 26,770 Views 32 Comments

The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Countries urged to take in Afghan refugees as thousands try to flee Taliban
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Countries urged to take in Afghan refugees as thousands try to flee Taliban

Aug 17th 2021, 9:01 AM 15,622 Views 36 Comments

Afghans rushed onto the tarmac at Kabul airport yesterday in an attempt to leave the country.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 15,002 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'

Aug 29th 2020, 1:10 PM 57,823 Views 74 Comments

The vessel was bought with the proceeds of some of Banksy’s works.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,227 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 12 March, 2020

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

Mar 12th 2020, 10:37 PM 39,504 Views 52 Comments

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 19,002 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
# Essex
# Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,310 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 17th 2019, 8:43 AM 6,920 Views 15 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 16th 2019, 6:09 PM 3,653 Views 3 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 25 March, 2019

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope

Mar 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,397 Views 9 Comments

The Syrian crisis may be entering its ninth year but a return home still feels a long way off for half a million children stranded in Lebanon, writes Aine Costigan

# refugee-crisis - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,864 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
# Syria To Ireland
# Syria To Ireland

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,390 Views 65 Comments

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 17 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 27,339 Views 57 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Monday 12 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,146 Views 73 Comments

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

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Sep 12th 2017, 10:25 AM 4,728 Views 36 Comments

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland
# Protection
# Protection

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland

Jul 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,794 Views 79 Comments

A new Bill will amend the International Protection Act 2015, which covers the reunification of refugee families.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 7 July, 2017

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

Jul 7th 2017, 2:53 PM 14,963 Views 34 Comments

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Feb 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 17,087 Views 61 Comments

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 20 February, 2017

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,829 Views 114 Comments

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 258 Views 12 Comments

Thousands of refugees are crammed in squalid conditions on this Aegean island. One Irishman travelled to Lesvos to paint murals and raise awareness.

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