Tag Archives: MRCI

The Beginning of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

Fr Bobby Gilmore SSC was one of the founders of the MRCI in 2001 and remains President of the MRCI to this day. Since his ordination in 1963, Bobby has worked in the Philippines, Jamaica, the USA, and with Irish
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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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  • Community work; empowerment; collective action; participation; migrants

Migrant workers to appear before Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Dublin, 10 June 2014 Today (Tuesday 10th June) the Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will meet a group of migrant workers and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) to discuss measures in the Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014.
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Changes at MRCI: an announcement from the team

This Easter, after eleven and a half years, our treasured Director Siobhán O’Donoghue is leaving MRCI. With Siobhán at the helm, MRCI has gone from strength to strength and has developed a reputation as an organisation that successfully combines people
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  • Diplomatic Immunity: Campaign for justice for domestic workers

Ireland and the OSCE pledge to protect domestic workers in diplomatic households

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland welcomes a new commitment by all OSCE members to combat trafficking for domestic servitude. “We have encountered several cases of domestic servitude in diplomatic households here in Dublin,” said MRCI’s Gráinne O’Toole today. “Workers are being
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