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Ireland is failing to adequately respond to the biggest refugee crisis since World War II

Coalition statement, 04.09.2015 This is an extraordinary situation and it is unacceptable that the Irish Government has not provided a clear statement of leadership, when Irish people are calling for action. Without compassionate and courageous action and leadership, more lives
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The five steps the Irish government must take to help refugees

Joint statement from the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) said, “We are in extraordinary times. This is the greatest refugee crisis since WWII, and Europe
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Joint media statement: Unfolding and heightening crisis in the Mediterranean

Joint Media Statement by the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) The deaths of up to 950 people, many of them children, in the Mediterranean at the weekend is reported to be the largest loss
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President Higgins marks opening of new support centre for refugees and migrants

Update: Read the President’s speech in full here. Today (Friday 3rd October) President Michael D. Higgins officially launched a new collaboration between Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) and the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) at their shared offices at 37 Dame Street,
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New Minister for Justice has the power to protect the most vulnerable

Groups call for hope for undocumented and young asylum seekers & refugees. The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today came together to call on the new Minister to protect some of the most vulnerable people
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