Press Centre - 2016

Migration brings stability, diversity, innovation and talent

December 18th 2016 Today (Sunday 18th December) marks International Migrants Day, a day to celebrate migration and the diversity it brings; a day to recognise how our communities, workplaces and schools are enriched with new talent, ideas and energy. Migration
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President Higgins visits art installation created by undocumented migrants

Today (1st December), President Michael D Higgins, on his way to another event, called to Liberty Hall Theatre to meet with undocumented migrants living in Ireland and to visit their origami installation. The ‘A Thousand Reasons, One Wish’ installation was
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Children’s Committee to hear stories of undocumented children in Ireland (Wednesday 30.11.16)

  Representatives from the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) will address the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs at 9am on Wednesday 30th November 2016. Edel McGinley, director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), said “It’s time
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Undocumented migrant representatives address Justice Committee (9am, Wednesday 16th November)

As TDs raise concerns about undocumented Irish under Trump administration, undocumented migrants in Ireland ask for the same consideration. Representatives from the Justice for the Undocumented (JFU) group and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) will address the Justice Committee
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19.09.2016: After UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Ireland needs immigration reform

On the eve of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants (19 Sept 2016) in New York, the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) calls on the Irish government to take the lead in implementing commitments made at the summit. Edel
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