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# refugees - Monday 13 June, 2022

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Eight sites identified for modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 33,803 Views 38 Comments

Student accommodation will no longer be available for refugees at the end of the summer.

# refugees - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Ireland could develop two-tier treatment of asylum seekers, Refugee Council warns
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ireland could develop two-tier treatment of asylum seekers, Refugee Council warns

Jun 12th 2022, 3:00 PM 20,586 Views 14 Comments

Large numbers of people are currently sleeping on the floor of the Red Cow Moran hotel due to a lack of resources for asylum seekers.

# refugees - Friday 10 June, 2022

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Jun 10th 2022, 9:05 PM 24,335 Views 57 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government will now continue to deliver “on progressing our world-leading Migration Partnership”.

Grants up to €100,000 available to organisations helping Ukrainians in Ireland
# Ireland Ukraine Fund
# Ireland Ukraine Fund

Grants up to €100,000 available to organisations helping Ukrainians in Ireland

Updated Jun 10th 2022, 4:19 PM 19,083 Views 25 Comments

New figures released by the CSO show that a total of 35,670 PPSNs have been issued to people from Ukraine since early March.

# refugees - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality
# Refugees
# Refugees

Opinion: Preferential treatment of white European war victims is a lamentable reality

Jun 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,549 Views 36 Comments

Dean Van Nguyen looks at how Ireland has helped Ukrainian refugees and wonders why others have not been treated as well.

# refugees - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

€10.5 million allocated to community groups supporting refugees from Ukraine
# War
# War

€10.5 million allocated to community groups supporting refugees from Ukraine

Jun 1st 2022, 1:15 PM 5,660 Views 2 Comments

More than 30,000 people have travelled from Ukraine to Ireland since the start of the war.

# refugees - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Cabinet approves two-year lease on Citywest Hotel to accommodate Ukrainian refugees
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approves two-year lease on Citywest Hotel to accommodate Ukrainian refugees

Updated May 31st 2022, 9:21 PM 44,097 Views 53 Comments

The hotel and conference centre currently accommodates about 2,300 people fleeing the war.

UK sets mid-June date for first flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda despite legal threats
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK sets mid-June date for first flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda despite legal threats

May 31st 2022, 7:31 PM 16,563 Views 20 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel acknowledged the new policy is set to face challenges in the courts.

FactCheck: Were refugees and asylum seekers segregated by race in a Dublin processing centre?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Were refugees and asylum seekers segregated by race in a Dublin processing centre?

May 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 12,473 Views 0 Comments
  • Arrivals to a Dublin centre were given different coloured wristbands depending on their race according to an activist group.
  • Wristbands determined access to beds with Ukrainian arrivals given beds while other asylum seekers slept on the floor, the group alleged.
  • The group, Abolish Direct Provision Campaign, called on Minister Roderic O'Gorman to resign.

# refugees - Monday 23 May, 2022

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
# Refugees
# Refugees

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million

May 23rd 2022, 7:35 AM 11,502 Views 5 Comments

The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.

# refugees - 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 48,058 Views 61 Comments

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

# refugees - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in
# Ukraine-ireland
# Ukraine-ireland

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in

May 17th 2022, 1:49 PM 31,518 Views 17 Comments

The payment is to be a flat €400 regardless of the number of refugees being hosted.

# refugees - Friday 13 May, 2022

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told
# High Court Action
# High Court Action

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told

May 13th 2022, 11:00 PM 59,424 Views 0 Comments

Counsel said that the occupiers have also renamed the building as James Connolly House.

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid

Updated May 13th 2022, 5:59 PM 63,230 Views 24 Comments
  • Sergei Lavrov has accused the EU of transforming from a "constructive, economic platform" into an "aggressive, militant player"
  • Kyiv has admitted it is unlikely to become a Nato member - but has forged ahead with an application to join the EU
  • Russian forces have been accused of committing atrocities - including the killing of unarmed civilians, torture and rape

# refugees - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Cabinet subcommittee approves €400 payment to households who host Ukrainian refugees
# Payment
# Payment

Cabinet subcommittee approves €400 payment to households who host Ukrainian refugees

May 12th 2022, 5:15 PM 14,818 Views 12 Comments

The final sign off of the decision will take place at Cabinet next week.

# refugees - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Opinion: Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to trafficking and abuse - we must protect them
# Women And Children
# Women And Children

Opinion: Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to trafficking and abuse - we must protect them

May 11th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,864 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Mary Van Lieshout says Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to exploitation and government agencies and NGOs must do more to protect them.

# refugees - Friday 6 May, 2022

No one wants to see Ukrainian families moved from hotels at short notice, says minister
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

No one wants to see Ukrainian families moved from hotels at short notice, says minister

May 6th 2022, 7:29 PM 28,595 Views 27 Comments

A number of Ukrainian refugees were given just 15 hours notice that they had to move.

# refugees - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

'The saddest journey of my life': Asylum seekers on navigating Ireland's immigration process
# Integration
# Integration

'The saddest journey of my life': Asylum seekers on navigating Ireland's immigration process

May 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 23,793 Views 0 Comments

Asylum seekers who spoke to researchers praised supports such as counselling but said their treatment in some situations made integration difficult.

# refugees - Monday 2 May, 2022

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says

Updated May 2nd 2022, 7:55 PM 57,361 Views 20 Comments

The evacuation of Mariupol was delayed today amid heavy fighting in Ukraine’s east.

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,442 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# refugees - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Payment to households hosting Ukrainian refugees ‘to be made in coming weeks’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Payment to households hosting Ukrainian refugees ‘to be made in coming weeks’

Apr 27th 2022, 4:45 PM 16,631 Views 17 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys said there are almost 27,000 Ukrainians who have been issued with PPS numbers.

# refugees - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees

Apr 26th 2022, 7:45 PM 34,924 Views 61 Comments

A total of 25,383 refugees have arrived in the country as of last night.

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s

Apr 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,417 Views 17 Comments

The Government plans to abolish charges for overnight stays as well as fees for day cases.

# refugees - Monday 25 April, 2022

Vacant social homes set to be refurbished as Taoiseach reiterates 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Vacant social homes set to be refurbished as Taoiseach reiterates 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees

Apr 25th 2022, 9:50 AM 37,878 Views 87 Comments

This plan and others will be discussed at Cabinet tomorrow.

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,448 Views 14 Comments
  • Almost 25,000 pledges of accommodation were offered through the Irish Red Cross portal, Michelle Hennessy writes.
  • The first tranche of accommodation match-ups will be for adults only.
  • It emerged last week that the Government is considering offering a €400 monthly payment to hosts.

# refugees - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 8:06 PM 50,107 Views 65 Comments

Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman earlier said “grouped” accommodation will be a “more substantial part” of housing refugees.

# refugees - Friday 15 April, 2022

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 33,090 Views 2 Comments

32-year-old Anna Kovner said she has found solace in meeting others from her country who escaped the conflict.

# refugees - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now
# Homes
# Homes

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now

Updated Apr 13th 2022, 8:15 PM 43,280 Views 53 Comments

The senior lecturer in housing says the urgent need to house Ukrainian refugees may be what Ireland’s housing crisis needs, with political will.

Hotel beds for Ukrainian refugees set to revert to tourist use ahead of summer season
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Hotel beds for Ukrainian refugees set to revert to tourist use ahead of summer season

Apr 13th 2022, 7:05 PM 32,967 Views 12 Comments

Efforts are being made to renew short-term contracts with hotels

# refugees - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees

Apr 12th 2022, 10:17 AM 20,134 Views 73 Comments

Vacant buildings are being examined to find spaces that can be converted to homes.

# refugees - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter

Apr 7th 2022, 11:51 AM 12,241 Views 22 Comments

Warehouses and other vacant properties might also be used to house people arriving here from Ukraine in the coming days.

# refugees - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Urgent housing: Fair Deal rule change to allow vacant houses be rented will free up 8,000 units
# Ukraine Response
# Ukraine Response

Urgent housing: Fair Deal rule change to allow vacant houses be rented will free up 8,000 units

Apr 5th 2022, 7:25 PM 54,841 Views 51 Comments

Government ramp up plans to deliver more housing as 18,600 Ukrainians are now in Ireland.

# refugees - Friday 1 April, 2022

UK visa scheme ‘asks if four-year-old Ukrainian is a terrorist’, British woman says
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK visa scheme ‘asks if four-year-old Ukrainian is a terrorist’, British woman says

Apr 1st 2022, 8:06 AM 23,710 Views 25 Comments

The British wife of a Ukrainian-born woman said the visa scheme took away the humanity of her relatives.

# refugees - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Four million refugees have fled Ukraine, says UN agency
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Four million refugees have fled Ukraine, says UN agency

Mar 30th 2022, 11:37 AM 3,234 Views 4 Comments

More than 2.3 million have arrived in Poland, but many have travelled on to other countries or back into Ukraine.

# refugees - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed

Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 21,525 Views 21 Comments

30,000 refugees are expected to arrive in Ireland by the end of April.

# refugees - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Unaccompanied children as young as 12 arriving into Ireland from Ukraine
# Refugees
# Refugees

Unaccompanied children as young as 12 arriving into Ireland from Ukraine

Mar 24th 2022, 12:15 PM 28,354 Views 11 Comments

14 unaccompanied children are currently in Tusla care.

# refugees - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar
# Refugees
# Refugees

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:39 PM 39,749 Views 68 Comments

Over 10,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since Russia launched its invasion almost a month ago.

# refugees - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland

Mar 20th 2022, 2:36 PM 41,130 Views 20 Comments

Plans are currently underway for providing medium-term accommodation for people.

Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees

Mar 20th 2022, 2:34 PM 11,587 Views 13 Comments

The funding will be used in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for humanitarian and development needs.

# refugees - Friday 18 March, 2022

EU denies 'double standard' towards refugees from Ukraine compared to Syria
# Refugees
# Refugees

EU denies 'double standard' towards refugees from Ukraine compared to Syria

Mar 18th 2022, 12:43 PM 14,011 Views 0 Comments

The bloc has come under fire for allegedly welcoming refugees from Ukraine more openly.

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