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# Asylum

This year
Tánaiste denies that asylum seekers in tents on streets is 'Ireland's Rwanda policy'
From private Facebook groups to a clash with gardaí: Inside the Newtownmountkennedy standoff
The Journal visited Newtownmountkennedy in recent days to speak to locals and organisers, after the protests reached fever pitch last Thursday night.
The Journal's reporter Eoghan Dalton also spoke on-the-record and at length with two supporters of the protest.
Plus, Stephen McDermott examines the social media posts used to gather support for the ongoing demonstration.
Gardaí ‘released from desk jobs’ to work on immigration enforcement won't 'police the border'
Last year
EU deal to reform asylum laws described as 'cruel' and 'catastrophic' by aid groups
Syrian family loses EU lawsuit against Frontex deportation, despite lodging asylum request
Barry Andrews: Several false narratives surround migration and asylum seeking - here are some facts
Barry Andrews
All time
Opinion: The poor state of public services in Ireland is not the fault of refugees
Fellipe Lopes
UK immigration office handling asylum seekers firebombed
Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge
€2.2 million spent on deporting people from Ireland in last three years
O'Gorman will 'consider' State apology on Direct Provision but 'the best thing we can do is create new system'
State plans to end Direct Provision by 2024 and replace system with not-for-profit accommodation
Government's plan for ending Direct Provision delayed until February 2021
Ex-Bolivian president travelling to Mexico after being granted asylum
US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions
Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum
Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?
Judge bars Trump from denying asylum to people entering US illegally
'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi
Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border
People 'unable to leave direct provision centres if they can't find alternative housing'
Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney
UN says Ireland needs to take 'immediate action' to cut asylum waiting times
'Out of reach': A month after landmark court ruling, no asylum seeker has applied for work permit here
Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears
The food is 'horrible' and the men are 'creepy' - Children in direct provision speak out
Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year
'It felt very oppressive': Eerie photos show abandoned asylum in west of Ireland
'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
Asylum seeker enters 35th day of hunger strike in Sligo centre
Irish citizen whose father and brother were killed by Islamic State denied permission to bring mother to Ireland
Tánaiste expects more than 4,000 people will be refused entry to Ireland this year
Ireland deported or removed 3,800 people last year
Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre
Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death
Michael D calls in Council of State over law that was rushed through the Dáil
'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules
MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
Halloween event advertises 'asylum' attraction 'filled with the crazy'