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# department of integration

Last week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Gardaí probe two more suspected arson attacks at buildings in Limerick and Donegal
This month
July 2024
Minister has no current plans to discuss Grand Canal fencing with Waterways Ireland
This year
Tents cleared at Grand Canal for the third time as over 100 asylum seekers moved on
One young man who was offered State-provided accommodation today said he was fleeing conflict in Somalia.
Govt working to create more accommodation for asylum seekers as tents remain on Grand Canal
Builders confronted by anti-immigration protesters 'in shock' after 'intimidating' incident at Aughrim hotel
Construction workers at the site in Aughrim in Co Wicklow were told to “pack up and get the f**k out”.
Asylum seekers unaware of any plans to clear tents on Dublin's Mount Street
Hotels, state bodies and Direct Provision: The companies behind Ireland's refugee housing sector
More than €2 billion was paid by the Government on the sector last year.
Asylum seekers offered temporary shelter turned away after communication errors
Some rough sleepers won’t be able to avail of three nights of shelter from the storm.
Government to offer temporary shelter to asylum seekers sleeping rough during Storm Kathleen
Irish Refugee Council criticises decision to end emergency accommodation offered during cold spell
Number of international protection applicants without accommodation rises to 1,010
Person tried to get job at asylum seeker hostel to 'cause trouble and enact racial discrimination'
The individual was not hired after Dublin City Dorms carried out a background check.
A staff member at the centre raised security concerns with the International Protection Accommodation Services
Dublin City Dorms began operating as an accommodation centre in early 2023, having previously been a tourist hostel
The centre was among the buildings vandalised during the Dublin riots in November
Drogheda TD says O’Gorman made ‘arrogant decision’ in housing asylum seekers in local hotel
Questions raised over decision to house asylum seekers at major Drogheda hotel
Better communication won't do anything to change mind of someone intent on committing arson - O'Gorman
Roderic O’Gorman says protests had nothing to do with migrant housing plans being changed
Debunked: Planning files do not show that Ringsend building was to be used for asylum seekers
Varadkar says talks on housing asylum seekers in Co Mayo town of Ballinrobe are ongoing
Protest in Co Mayo town that was to welcome 50 asylum seekers continued overnight
A protest was held outside JJ Gannons Hotel on the main street of Ballinrobe overnight.
Last year
Over 80 people seeking asylum in Ireland not offered accommodation between Monday and Wednesday
'An insult': Advocacy groups criticise €75 increase in weekly payment to asylum seekers
Tents to be offered to asylum seekers with no accommodation as Govt confirms €75 weekly payment
Ministers to discuss a €75 payment to asylum applicants after accommodation runs out
Minister says Govt 'under real pressure' to accommodate refugees in coming months
Electric Picnic tents for refugees 'can only be a very short term measure', minister says
The plan to end Direct Provision by next year is being revised - what's next for the system?
Debunked: Government has not forbidden business grants and modular homes for Irish people
Government able to offer accommodation to newly arrived asylum seekers for first time since January
New modular homes for refugees in Cork could be shipped to Ukraine in the future
Floatel accommodation is now a 'serious strand' of policy but is still 'months away'
All time
72,000 Ukrainian refugees expected in Ireland by the end of the year
Ukrainian refugee camp in Gormanston to be stood down during winter months
Over 6,000 people fleeing Ukraine have been accommodated in Ireland since February