Tag Archives: refugees

07.09.16: One year on, Government needs to act fast to keep its promise on refugees

Coalition says Ireland has taken in just one unaccompanied child since pledge Group of NGOs call for speedier relocation and humanitarian scheme to bring loved ones to safety here in Ireland in advance of first UN Summit on Migration A
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Open letter to all TDs on the European Council deal with Turkey

The following letter was sent to all TDs on Monday 21st March 2016. Dear Deputy, On 22nd March 2016 the Acting Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, will report to the Dáil on the meeting of the European Council attended by himself
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This is a humanitarian crisis. Ireland must step up.

Germany has pledged to take in 800,000 refugees this year. Ireland is taking just 600 over the next two years. We can do more; we must do more. Sign this petition to take a stand with people fleeing war, persecution and
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Proposed EU response to crisis in Mediterranean ‘a shameful moment in the history of Ireland and the EU’

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Dublin, 23 April 2015 A draft summit statement has indicated that the EU response to the mounting death toll in the Mediterranean will be deeply insufficient. Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has responded to the
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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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