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#Refugees

# refugees - Monday 23 May, 2022

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
# Refugees
# Refugees

War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million

Mon 7:35 AM 11,399 Views 5 Comments

The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.

# refugees - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

May 19th 2022, 3:23 PM 47,585 Views 61 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

# refugees - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in
# Ukraine-ireland
# Ukraine-ireland

Families in Ireland hosting Ukrainian refugees to get €400-a-month but they must opt-in

May 17th 2022, 1:49 PM 30,599 Views 17 Comments

The payment is to be a flat €400 regardless of the number of refugees being hosted.

# refugees - Friday 13 May, 2022

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told
# High Court Action
# High Court Action

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told

May 13th 2022, 11:00 PM 59,288 Views 0 Comments

Counsel said that the occupiers have also renamed the building as James Connolly House.

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid

Updated May 13th 2022, 5:59 PM 63,113 Views 24 Comments
  • Sergei Lavrov has accused the EU of transforming from a "constructive, economic platform" into an "aggressive, militant player"
  • Kyiv has admitted it is unlikely to become a Nato member - but has forged ahead with an application to join the EU
  • Russian forces have been accused of committing atrocities - including the killing of unarmed civilians, torture and rape

# refugees - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Cabinet subcommittee approves €400 payment to households who host Ukrainian refugees
# Payment
# Payment

Cabinet subcommittee approves €400 payment to households who host Ukrainian refugees

May 12th 2022, 5:15 PM 14,678 Views 12 Comments

The final sign off of the decision will take place at Cabinet next week.

# refugees - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Opinion: Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to trafficking and abuse - we must protect them
# Women And Children
# Women And Children

Opinion: Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to trafficking and abuse - we must protect them

May 11th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,706 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Mary Van Lieshout says Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to exploitation and government agencies and NGOs must do more to protect them.

# refugees - Friday 6 May, 2022

No one wants to see Ukrainian families moved from hotels at short notice, says minister
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

No one wants to see Ukrainian families moved from hotels at short notice, says minister

May 6th 2022, 7:29 PM 28,530 Views 27 Comments

A number of Ukrainian refugees were given just 15 hours notice that they had to move.

# refugees - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

'The saddest journey of my life': Asylum seekers on navigating Ireland's immigration process
# Integration
# Integration

'The saddest journey of my life': Asylum seekers on navigating Ireland's immigration process

May 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 23,711 Views 0 Comments

Asylum seekers who spoke to researchers praised supports such as counselling but said their treatment in some situations made integration difficult.

# refugees - Monday 2 May, 2022

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says

Updated May 2nd 2022, 7:55 PM 57,299 Views 20 Comments

The evacuation of Mariupol was delayed today amid heavy fighting in Ukraine’s east.

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,431 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# refugees - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Payment to households hosting Ukrainian refugees ‘to be made in coming weeks’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Payment to households hosting Ukrainian refugees ‘to be made in coming weeks’

Apr 27th 2022, 4:45 PM 16,545 Views 17 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys said there are almost 27,000 Ukrainians who have been issued with PPS numbers.

# refugees - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Councils identify 89 State-owned buildings to immediately house over 5,000 Ukrainian refugees

Apr 26th 2022, 7:45 PM 34,883 Views 61 Comments

A total of 25,383 refugees have arrived in the country as of last night.

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet to discuss scrapping hospital charges for under 16s

Apr 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,395 Views 17 Comments

The Government plans to abolish charges for overnight stays as well as fees for day cases.

# refugees - Monday 25 April, 2022

Vacant social homes set to be refurbished as Taoiseach reiterates 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Vacant social homes set to be refurbished as Taoiseach reiterates 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees

Apr 25th 2022, 9:50 AM 37,848 Views 87 Comments

This plan and others will be discussed at Cabinet tomorrow.

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,327 Views 14 Comments
  • Almost 25,000 pledges of accommodation were offered through the Irish Red Cross portal, Michelle Hennessy writes.
  • The first tranche of accommodation match-ups will be for adults only.
  • It emerged last week that the Government is considering offering a €400 monthly payment to hosts.

# refugees - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 8:06 PM 50,013 Views 65 Comments

Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman earlier said “grouped” accommodation will be a “more substantial part” of housing refugees.

# refugees - Friday 15 April, 2022

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 33,054 Views 2 Comments

32-year-old Anna Kovner said she has found solace in meeting others from her country who escaped the conflict.

# refugees - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now
# Homes
# Homes

Dr Lorcan Sirr: Ukrainian refugees can be housed quickly and easily if government acts now

Updated Apr 13th 2022, 8:15 PM 43,093 Views 53 Comments

The senior lecturer in housing says the urgent need to house Ukrainian refugees may be what Ireland’s housing crisis needs, with political will.

Hotel beds for Ukrainian refugees set to revert to tourist use ahead of summer season
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Hotel beds for Ukrainian refugees set to revert to tourist use ahead of summer season

Apr 13th 2022, 7:05 PM 32,804 Views 12 Comments

Efforts are being made to renew short-term contracts with hotels

# refugees - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees

Apr 12th 2022, 10:17 AM 20,100 Views 73 Comments

Vacant buildings are being examined to find spaces that can be converted to homes.

# refugees - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter

Apr 7th 2022, 11:51 AM 12,211 Views 22 Comments

Warehouses and other vacant properties might also be used to house people arriving here from Ukraine in the coming days.

# refugees - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Urgent housing: Fair Deal rule change to allow vacant houses be rented will free up 8,000 units
# Ukraine Response
# Ukraine Response

Urgent housing: Fair Deal rule change to allow vacant houses be rented will free up 8,000 units

Apr 5th 2022, 7:25 PM 54,681 Views 51 Comments

Government ramp up plans to deliver more housing as 18,600 Ukrainians are now in Ireland.

# refugees - Friday 1 April, 2022

UK visa scheme ‘asks if four-year-old Ukrainian is a terrorist’, British woman says
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK visa scheme ‘asks if four-year-old Ukrainian is a terrorist’, British woman says

Apr 1st 2022, 8:06 AM 23,689 Views 25 Comments

The British wife of a Ukrainian-born woman said the visa scheme took away the humanity of her relatives.

# refugees - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Four million refugees have fled Ukraine, says UN agency
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Four million refugees have fled Ukraine, says UN agency

Mar 30th 2022, 11:37 AM 3,229 Views 4 Comments

More than 2.3 million have arrived in Poland, but many have travelled on to other countries or back into Ukraine.

# refugees - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Citywest to be used as 'overflow' processing centre for refugees if needed

Mar 29th 2022, 7:10 PM 21,380 Views 21 Comments

30,000 refugees are expected to arrive in Ireland by the end of April.

# refugees - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Unaccompanied children as young as 12 arriving into Ireland from Ukraine
# Refugees
# Refugees

Unaccompanied children as young as 12 arriving into Ireland from Ukraine

Mar 24th 2022, 12:15 PM 28,198 Views 11 Comments

14 unaccompanied children are currently in Tusla care.

# refugees - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar
# Refugees
# Refugees

Up to 40,000 Ukrainian refugees may arrive in Ireland by end of April, says Varadkar

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:39 PM 39,727 Views 68 Comments

Over 10,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since Russia launched its invasion almost a month ago.

# refugees - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Around 4,500 Ukraine refugees staying in hotel accommodation in Ireland

Mar 20th 2022, 2:36 PM 41,036 Views 20 Comments

Plans are currently underway for providing medium-term accommodation for people.

Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland to send €6 million to UN fund supporting Palestinian refugees

Mar 20th 2022, 2:34 PM 11,579 Views 13 Comments

The funding will be used in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for humanitarian and development needs.

# refugees - Friday 18 March, 2022

EU denies 'double standard' towards refugees from Ukraine compared to Syria
# Refugees
# Refugees

EU denies 'double standard' towards refugees from Ukraine compared to Syria

Mar 18th 2022, 12:43 PM 13,994 Views 0 Comments

The bloc has come under fire for allegedly welcoming refugees from Ukraine more openly.

# refugees - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer
# Refugees In Ireland
# Refugees In Ireland

Taoiseach: Officials vetting accommodation for refugees amid report of 'sex for housing' offer

Mar 15th 2022, 4:28 PM 30,394 Views 16 Comments

Taoiseach says Ireland will take in a further 500 Ukrainian refugees that are currently in Moldova.

More than three million refugees flee Ukraine war, UN says
# United Nations
# United Nations

More than three million refugees flee Ukraine war, UN says

Mar 15th 2022, 11:43 AM 7,856 Views 5 Comments

Over 1.4 million of these people are children.

# refugees - Monday 14 March, 2022

McDonald says deletion of statements on SF website not attempt to pivot position on Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

McDonald says deletion of statements on SF website not attempt to pivot position on Russia

Mar 14th 2022, 7:14 PM 41,710 Views 54 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader says some people may try and use the war in Ukraine to try and shift Ireland away from its neutrality policy.

# refugees - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Ukrainian doctor: 'We need military aid now - Russia will not stop until Ukraine is destroyed'
# Medical Aid
# Medical Aid

Ukrainian doctor: 'We need military aid now - Russia will not stop until Ukraine is destroyed'

Mar 13th 2022, 6:25 PM 31,020 Views 48 Comments

Reporter Niall O’Connor, who is on the Ukraine/Polish border, talks to medics dealing with the injured.

Passenger killed as bus carrying Ukrainian refugees overturns in Italy
# Crash
# Crash

Passenger killed as bus carrying Ukrainian refugees overturns in Italy

Mar 13th 2022, 10:18 AM 18,970 Views 4 Comments

Italian state radio said several other people were injured in the accident on the A14 autostrada near Forli, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region.

# refugees - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees
# France
# France

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 12th 2022, 9:58 AM 25,836 Views 22 Comments

The French president criticised Boris Johnson’s Government over a policy which requires visa applications to be made in person in Brussels or Paris.

# refugees - Friday 11 March, 2022

Medics and aid workers bracing for influx of worst affected refugees from Ukraine
# Civilians Flee Conflict
# Civilians Flee Conflict

Medics and aid workers bracing for influx of worst affected refugees from Ukraine

Mar 11th 2022, 6:59 PM 31,234 Views 3 Comments

Reporter Niall O’Connor is reporting from the Polish/Ukraine border at Medyka.

# refugees - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK
# Visa Requirements
# Visa Requirements

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK

Mar 10th 2022, 11:12 PM 20,771 Views 54 Comments

The UK announced a limited series of changes to the visa regime for Ukrainian refugees today.

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees
# Daniel Kawczynski
# Daniel Kawczynski

Tory MP accused of ‘immoral and offensive bile’ over Ukrainian refugees

Mar 10th 2022, 7:30 AM 33,050 Views 12 Comments

Daniel Kawczynski was severely criticised by a senior Conservative colleague.

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