Tag Archives: Ireland

New Irish migration figures point to urgent need for reform of labour migration system

CSO has released stats on population and migration, revealing that some 90,300 people moved to Ireland last year – 28,400 Irish nationals, 31,000 people from the EU, and 30,900 people from outside the EU. Non-EU migrants still have to navigate
Read More

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
Read More

PRESS RELEASE 09.08.17: Unique portraits of undocumented migrants go on show in Dublin

Undocumented migrants unveil new portraits and ask Ireland: Can You See Me Now? A unique photographic exhibition opens today in Dublin’s Filmbase. 11 undocumented migrants, all living and working in Ireland for many years, sat for photographer Liam Murphy. For most,
Read More

Ireland’s Undocumented Migrants Pen Letter of Support to All Undocumented in the US: 16.03.17

As the Taoiseach prepares to meet President Trump, undocumented migrants in Ireland have penned a letter of support to all undocumented people in the US. ***Full text of letter below in English and Spanish Written by undocumented migrants from the
Read More

  • DWAG quilt project highlighting the need for social and economice justice

JOINT STATEMENT 30.01.17: Permitting Pre-Clearance to Operate in Ireland May Violate Human Rights

Joint Statement from Irish Human Rights Organisations President Trump’s Executive Order adopting a targeted ban on refugees and migrants from certain countries should be strongly and categorically condemned by the Irish government. This Executive Order is a barely concealed attempt
Read More