Press Centre - 2017

MRCI Welcomes Oireachtas Committee Report on Migrant Fishermen (14.12.2017)

  The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), which works with migrant fishermen employed on Irish boats, has welcomed the publication today of the ‘Report on the situation of non-EEA crew in the Irish Fishing Fleet under the Atypical Worker Permission
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Severe exploitation persists on Irish fishing boats, says new report (11/12/2017)

MEDIA RELEASE: Severe exploitation persists on Irish fishing boats, says new report “Why am I different? Why does the employer treat me differently? I am a man, I am the same as you.” – an Egyptian fisherman working in Ireland
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Europe’s excluded ‘falling through the cracks’ in health systems – report

Survey of 43,000+ people shows high levels of suffering, unmet medical needs Almost a quarter were children 3% were under 5 years old High number of Syrian people cannot access healthcare services Brexit negotiations: Report calls on EU institutions to
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Press Release 12.10.17: Migrant women entrepreneurs urged to apply for new free training scheme

Building Better Futures programme will offer tailored training to women who face extra barriers to entrepreneurship in Ireland. MRCI project coordinator Aoife Smith said, “National Women’s Enterprise Day is a chance to celebrate the immense talent and potential of Ireland’s
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Expert report confirms labour trafficking is on the increase in Ireland (20.09.17)

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) welcomes the publication of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) report on Ireland’s progress in tackling human trafficking Released today (Wednesday 20th September 2017) the GRETA
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