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#Refugees

# refugees - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Fresh concerns over Direct Provision after incident involving children at Cork centre Exclusive

The Department of Justice says it is aware of an incident in the centre.

# refugees - Thursday 11 July, 2019

The UN's refugee chief is in Ireland and says wait times in Direct Provision must improve

Filippo Grandi complimented Ireland on its resettlement efforts.

# refugees - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# refugees - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Lynn Ruane: An inspirational school project reminds us of our shared humanity

I find it obscene that Ireland is dragging its feet rather than creating an environment where families torn apart by war can start a new life, writes Senator Lynn Ruane.

# refugees - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# refugees - 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.

# refugees - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Farmers wouldn't keep cows in this': Complaints over mould, leaks at Dublin Direct Provision centre

The centre accommodated around 50 asylum seekers before it closed last June.

# refugees - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Sebastian Barry: Fragment of a coffin ship journal, author unknown

The truth is my father was ashamed of our emergency, he was a proud man that had worked his quarter acre like a Trojan. Now he was nothing.

# refugees - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

# refugees - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Opinion: Let's drop the narrative of the undeserving poor and other myths that dehumanise people

My new play attempts to capture the perspective of young people who have been in state care – humanity has to be at the core of our response, writes Fionnuala Kennedy.

# refugees - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'There had been enormous worry': Direct Provision centre to remain open - and three others get the green light

About 70 residents at the Clondalkin centre have protected status and faced the risk of becoming homeless.

# refugees - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Waterford locals defy anti-immigrant protesters by applauding meeting to welcome Syrian refugees

A meeting of the Lismore Welcome Project was interrupted last night.

# refugees - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the “stupid” bill.

# refugees - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.

# refugees - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

# refugees - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon

Thousands have been left in need of emergency assistance, according to aid workers.

# refugees - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# refugees - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

New report details surge in activity from far-right Twitter accounts during Mediterranean crisis

Dublin City University analysed almost 7.5 million tweets during the period October 2015- May 2016.

# refugees - Friday 23 November, 2018

Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary

EU leaders must end the practice of imprisoning unaccompanied minors in Hungary and throughout Europe, writes Sinn Fein senator Paul Gavan.

# refugees - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece

The show has been developed to help children who are suffering from trauma.

# refugees - Monday 5 November, 2018

'Gripping and gritty': Praise for new RTÉ crime drama set around direct provision centre

The Irish Refugee Council said it hopes this show will contribute to the conversation taking place around the direct provision system.

# refugees - Friday 19 October, 2018

Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared

The number has grown 40-fold since 2016.

# refugees - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims

Some boys fail to come forward for help due to gender stereotypes, Unicef has said.

# refugees - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

# refugees - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Asylum seekers will be allowed to work in Ireland under new rules

Over 3,000 people will be eligible for the new scheme which will allow asylum seekers take up temporary and permanent positions.

# refugees - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain Aquarius This post contains videos

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain

The Aquarius has caused a major diplomatic row over European immigration policy.

# refugees - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# refugees - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

People 'unable to leave direct provision centres if they can't find alternative housing'

A report found the housing crisis is ‘contributing to bottlenecks’ in the asylum system.

# refugees - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship Miracle This post contains videos

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# refugees - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

UN says Ireland needs to take 'immediate action' to cut asylum waiting times

Some people are waiting over two years for a decision on their asylum application.

# refugees - Monday 19 March, 2018

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

# refugees - Sunday 18 March, 2018

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

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

# refugees - Saturday 17 March, 2018

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

‘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.

# refugees - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'I'm very frightened': Stories from people who were denied entry at Ireland's border

New research found some people denied entry were held in prisons for a number of days before being sent back to their country of origin.

# refugees - 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.

# refugees - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'We spoke on the phone to people in Eastern Ghouta who said: 'We are dying''

Displaced Syrians living in Ireland are calling for more action to be taken to stop ongoing conflict in their home country.

# refugees - Friday 19 January, 2018

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC

The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.

# refugees - Monday 25 December, 2017

'The footsteps of Joseph and Mary': Pope Francis urges Catholics not to ignore migrants' plight this Christmas

In a mass in Bethlehem, an archbishop used his homily to lambast the “Herods of today”.

# refugees - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

530 refugees to to be reunited with family members who are already living in Ireland

The Justice Minister also announced an increase in the number of new refugees to be resettled in Ireland over the next two years.

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