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# ria - Monday 12 August, 2019

Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel

Aug 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 64,438 Views 89 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

# ria - Sunday 4 August, 2019

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent

Aug 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 39,061 Views 0 Comments

Residents in Direct Provision centres have claimed the practice is commonplace.

# ria - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'Difficulty accessing services': Complaints from asylum seekers living in hotels raised with Ombudsman
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'Difficulty accessing services': Complaints from asylum seekers living in hotels raised with Ombudsman

Jul 4th 2019, 6:05 AM 9,528 Views 18 Comments

There are now 777 people living in emergency set-ups in 25 counties around Ireland.

# ria - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'He has no one to talk to': Concerns raised around potential lack of schooling for 86 children of asylum seekers
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'He has no one to talk to': Concerns raised around potential lack of schooling for 86 children of asylum seekers

May 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,253 Views 14 Comments

There are currently over 500 people asylum seekers living in emergency accommodation.

# ria - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres
# Arson Attacks
# Arson Attacks

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

Mar 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,669 Views 16 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

# ria - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

Mar 10th 2019, 6:59 AM 22,992 Views 0 Comments

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

# ria - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Feb 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,278 Views 53 Comments

195 people are currently living in hotels and B&Bs in the Cavan-Monaghan area.

# ria - Monday 3 July, 2017

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year
# Integration
# Integration

Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:25 PM 19,251 Views 55 Comments

The rise in spend by the RIA came against the background of the numbers accommodated by the agency last year decreasing from 4,696 to 4,425 at year end.

# ria - Monday 14 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 14th 2016, 12:05 PM 18,794 Views 115 Comments

The Iranian man has been served with a deportation order.

# ria - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,525 Views 37 Comments

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

# ria - Friday 22 May, 2015

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites
# On The Map
# On The Map

Here are the places in Ireland that could become UNESCO Heritage Sites

May 22nd 2015, 3:27 PM 19,204 Views 34 Comments

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, today announced a fund of €13,000.

# ria - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Recognise anyone? These mysterious photos were found in a library today
# Mystery Girls
# Mystery Girls

Recognise anyone? These mysterious photos were found in a library today

Apr 29th 2015, 5:48 PM 26,281 Views 8 Comments

The RIA wants to reunite them with the family involved.

# ria - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ireland spending €150 million a year on asylum system
# Justice
# Justice

Ireland spending €150 million a year on asylum system

Sep 13th 2014, 4:39 PM 14,275 Views 147 Comments

One third of asylum seekers in Ireland are children and many people have been waiting more than a decade for a decision on their application.

# ria - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Direct Provision food protest ends with hope for improved conditions
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Direct Provision food protest ends with hope for improved conditions

Sep 9th 2014, 10:49 AM 6,294 Views 94 Comments

The residents had began refusing supplies from the centre last week.

# ria - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
# Mount Trenchard
# Mount Trenchard

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests

Aug 30th 2014, 12:35 PM 7,387 Views 30 Comments

A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.

# ria - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Politicians are not allowed to talk to people seeking asylum in Ireland
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Politicians are not allowed to talk to people seeking asylum in Ireland

May 13th 2014, 10:45 PM 18,613 Views 91 Comments

Thousands of people in asylum centres are allowed to vote – but they’re not allowed to hear from politicians in the run up to the local elections.

# ria - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight
# We Can Be Heroes
From The Daily Edge
# We Can Be Heroes

Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight

Apr 12th 2014, 9:05 AM 3,437 Views 4 Comments

An and Ria are in their seventies.

# ria - Monday 26 August, 2013

Lack of information on asylum-seeker deaths 'shambolic'
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Lack of information on asylum-seeker deaths 'shambolic'

Aug 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,591 Views 108 Comments

The agency responsible for providing direct provision accommodation does not have access to death certificates on any of the 53 people who died in the last ten years, according to Minister Alan Shatter.

# ria - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Extract: The 'daily problems' in maintaining Ireland's neutrality during WW2
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: The 'daily problems' in maintaining Ireland's neutrality during WW2

Jul 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 919 Views 45 Comments

Confidential documents from the 1940s show that the maintenance of Ireland’s neutrality was going be difficult – and hard decisions on policy would have to be made practically every day.

# ria - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Asylum seekers protest over accommodation's 'expired food and rat infestation'
# Millstreet
# Millstreet

Asylum seekers protest over accommodation's 'expired food and rat infestation'

Jun 26th 2013, 3:19 PM 9,890 Views 253 Comments

The Irish Refugee Council has said that the Minister for Justice cannot deny the need for an investigation into the Direct Provision system.

# ria - Sunday 14 October, 2012

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care
# Deaths
# Deaths

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care

Oct 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,171 Views 64 Comments

The deaths took place over the past ten years. One quarter of the asylum seekers who died were under five years of age.

# ria - Saturday 16 June, 2012

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers
# Asylum
# Asylum

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers

Jun 16th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,220 Views 90 Comments

Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.

# ria - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker

Oct 8th 2011, 10:00 AM 654 Views 74 Comments

Moussa has been living in a hostel in Ireland for seven years while the Government decides if he can stay and work here. Waiting is soul-destroying, he says, as is being made to feel like a criminal.