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#direct provision

# direct-provision - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

# direct-provision - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Cold storage: This is what six years of a work ban under direct provision is like

Lassane Ouedraogo was declared a refugee by the Irish State but feels that the system stripped him of dignity and freedom.

# direct-provision - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Testimonies from trafficked victims in Ireland: 'I didn't feel safe, men were hitting on me'

The report noted issues around privacy, integration, nutrition and delays in processing applications.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms

Each person living in Direct Provision receives an allowance of €21 a week.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'An inhumane action': Eviction orders issued to asylum seekers in direct provision

Nasc says that those issued with eviction orders will become “homeless and destitute”.

# direct-provision - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# direct-provision - Friday 28 July, 2017

Government defends lack of information on people who died in direct provision

Over the past 10 years, 44 people have died in direct provision.

# direct-provision - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral Ballyhaunis This post contains videos

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral

Maurice O’Brien has had an overwhelmingly positive reaction to his film about Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Government accused of 'wilfully' releasing inaccurate homelessness figures

Eoin Ó Broin said that the Housing Department was “knowingly releasing incorrect monthly homeless figures”.

The food is 'horrible' and the men are 'creepy' - Children in direct provision speak out

It’s part of a report commissioned by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

# direct-provision - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Hypocrisy in cheering for our gay Taoiseach, and turning a blind eye to his policies'

Do we truly care about LGBT people – or only those who have votes and who can afford the cost of a pint in The George, writes Oonagh Murphy.

# direct-provision - Friday 2 June, 2017

From The42 Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight Integration

Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight

Between 60 and 80 residents of Direct Provision centres across Dublin will be welcomed to Dalymount Park as guests for tonight’s game against Drogheda United.

# direct-provision - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Supreme Court says that ban on asylum seekers working is unconstitutional

Over the next six months, the Court has invited interested parties to make submissions on the order.

# direct-provision - Friday 27 January, 2017

Direct Provision centre shut over 'safety fears' was paid €12.7 million by the State

Repeated requests for essential maintenance to be carried out had been ignored by the centre, according to the government.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Direct Provision centre in Limerick shuts over 'health and safety fears'

The management contract was “terminated” by a division of the Department of Justice today.

# direct-provision - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Rule change should lead to less time in Direct Provision centres for asylum seekers

The “single procedure” process for asylum applications has come into effect.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

'It's like Long Kesh without the watchtowers': Gerry Adams on Mosney direct provision centre

The Sinn Féín leader has urged the Government to improve conditions at the facility.

# direct-provision - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process

The man was admitted to hospital yesterday after 35 days on hunger strike.

# direct-provision - Monday 14 November, 2016

Asylum seeker enters 35th day of hunger strike in Sligo centre

The Iranian man has been served with a deportation order.

# direct-provision - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Stephen Rea opens pop-up café aiming to raise awareness about Direct Provision

More than 4,000 people live in DP centres nationally.

# direct-provision - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Nine companies were paid more than €10m each for providing direct provision centres

Commercial businesses behind centres were paid over €250m between 2010 and 2015.

# direct-provision - Friday 17 June, 2016

Government criticised over failure to properly reform Direct Provision

173 recommendations for improving the Direct Provision system were put forward last year.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Asylum seekers living in Ireland more than five years should be given "special amnesty"

Former judge Bryan McMahon says such a move would be “in the spirit of the ideals of 1916″, but would require “political will”.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Ireland deported or removed 3,800 people last year

The approval rate for entry visa applications was 91%.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch

Around 3,000 adults and 1,100 children are currently being paid direct provision allowance.

# direct-provision - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Government to increase allowance for child asylum-seekers

Paryments for children will be increased by €6 per week.

# direct-provision - Friday 25 September, 2015

Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don't know if you'll be there a year or a decade

The sight of little Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body shamed us all into reluctant action by accepting 4,000 people into Ireland, but now we’re going to put traumatised people into a seriously flawed system, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# direct-provision - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Tánaiste says there shouldn’t be “upper limit” on the refugees Ireland takes

Joan Burton says initial refugees would be followed later by their families.

# direct-provision - Sunday 16 August, 2015

It's like being slowly poisoned - I wouldn't wish the life of direct provision on my worst enemy...

Siphathisiwe Moyo has lived under direct provision in Ireland for the last seven years.

# direct-provision - Friday 14 August, 2015

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Teenager in direct provision gets 575 points, but can’t afford college fees

Anna Kern and her mother moved to Ireland from Ukraine in 2013.

# direct-provision - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Some kids have lived their whole lives in Direct Provision. It's time to do the right thing.

Ireland has been warehousing asylum-seekers in Direct Provision since 2000. How can we stand by and allow children to live in these conditions?

# direct-provision - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here's what needs to be done to help asylum seekers in Ireland

A new report has called for the Direct Provision system to be overhauled.

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work?

A report recommends new asylum seekers should be able to work if they have been waiting more than nine months for a decision.

# direct-provision - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

# direct-provision - Monday 25 May, 2015

Children moved from asylum centres after claims of inappropriate contact

A report today said the children were moved before any assessment could take place and this hindered one of the investigations.

# direct-provision - Friday 22 May, 2015

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her

A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.

# direct-provision - Thursday 7 May, 2015

It’s clear: The direct provision system is utterly unfit for purpose

A new report published today pulls no punches: the system is unnecessarily complicated and perpetrates ill-treatment.

One person has been in an asylum centre for 11 years - this is how they live

Serious concerns have been expressed about the quality of life children in direct provision have.

Public servants could be in for €800 windfall

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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