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From TheJournal.ie 'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted' Asylum Seekers

'After the second attack he became antisocial, children in Direct Provision are targeted'

Parents talk to us about why they are seeking asylum in Ireland and the impact of raising a family in an institutionalised setting.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Considerable challenges': Direct Provision residents facing employment barriers despite right-to-work Right To Work

'Considerable challenges': Direct Provision residents facing employment barriers despite right-to-work

Only 15% of the adult population of Direct Provision have taken up work since the right to work was granted last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'There had been enormous worry': Direct Provision centre to remain open - and three others get the green light Clondalkin Towers

'There had been enormous worry': Direct Provision centre to remain open - and three others get the green light

About 70 residents at the Clondalkin centre have protected status and faced the risk of becoming homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision: Complaints about lack of cooking facilities, accommodation and refusals of transfer requests Asylum Seekers

Direct provision: Complaints about lack of cooking facilities, accommodation and refusals of transfer requests

Complaints from residents were about food, lack of cooking facilities and the availability of transport.

From TheJournal.ie Direct Provision: Nearly 100 people relocated from Monaghan hotel INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION

Direct Provision: Nearly 100 people relocated from Monaghan hotel

There are concerns about the level of service provision for those living in RIA-sourced emergency accommodation.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No one wants refugees to become homeless': Call to delay closure of Direct Provision centre Clondalkin Towers

'No one wants refugees to become homeless': Call to delay closure of Direct Provision centre

Nineteen refugees are among dozens of people searching for a new place to live.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seeker band praises 'amazing' support from Cork after securing €5,000 grant Direct Provision

Asylum seeker band praises 'amazing' support from Cork after securing €5,000 grant

The group is made up of nine musicians from nine different countries.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What has led to resignations in the Social Democrats? Local Elections

Explainer: What has led to resignations in the Social Democrats?

The Social Democrats are reviewing Dublin candidate Ellie Kisyombe’s background in response to a Sunday Times story.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ignored at viewings because they're black or Asian': Dozens of asylum seekers facing homelessness Direct Provision

'Ignored at viewings because they're black or Asian': Dozens of asylum seekers facing homelessness

Clondalkin Towers is set to close in June and many residents are struggling to secure new accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey Asylum Seekers

Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey

The rally follows Monday night’s fire at the Shannon Key West Hotel, earmarked for asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers Direct Provision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Roosky hotel fire may have been premeditated and prepared for days beforehand gardaí believe ROOSKY FIRE

Roosky hotel fire may have been premeditated and prepared for days beforehand gardaí believe

This is the second fire in five weeks at the Co Leitrim premises.

From TheJournal.ie 'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel Asylum Seekers

'They were not deterred': Three people were in building when fires started at Roosky hotel

The Shannon Key West hotel has been earmarked as a premises for asylum seekers to reside in.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre Rooskey

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win' Opinion

'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'

There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes.

From TheJournal.ie 'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre Rooskey This post contains videos

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border Rooskey
From TheJournal.ie This Luas is being filled with essential gifts for people in emergency accommodation Help At Christmas

This Luas is being filled with essential gifts for people in emergency accommodation

A Dublin homeless charity has joined forces with Luas again to help people in need this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute Courts

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie Moville community galvanised to help following arson attack at hotel being prepared for asylum seekers Direct Provision

Moville community galvanised to help following arson attack at hotel being prepared for asylum seekers

The Inishowen Together group said it was a “hateful and cowardly act”.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister condemns arson attack at Donegal hotel being prepared for asylum seekers Direct Provision

Justice Minister condemns arson attack at Donegal hotel being prepared for asylum seekers

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in their investigation into “all circumstances” around what could have caused the fire.

From TheJournal.ie 84 complaints from Direct Provision residents so far this year Asylum System

84 complaints from Direct Provision residents so far this year

Direct Provision centres are temporary accommodation facilities for people who come to Ireland and present as asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seeker settles High Court action to get father's name on son's birth cert Direct Provision

Asylum seeker settles High Court action to get father's name on son's birth cert

The woman became pregnant following a relationship with a security guard at a Direct Provision centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gripping and gritty': Praise for new RTÉ crime drama set around direct provision centre Taken Down

'Gripping and gritty': Praise for new RTÉ crime drama set around direct provision centre

The Irish Refugee Council said it hopes this show will contribute to the conversation taking place around the direct provision system.

From TheJournal.ie Staff at Direct Provision centre to be retrained after a mother was refused food for her sick child Child Welfare

Staff at Direct Provision centre to be retrained after a mother was refused food for her sick child

The contractor said it will also ensure that tea, coffee and snacks are available on a 24/7 basis.

From TheJournal.ie 'I just asked for two slices of bread': Investigation after Direct Provision resident claims centre refused food for sick child 2 Slices Of Bread

'I just asked for two slices of bread': Investigation after Direct Provision resident claims centre refused food for sick child Exclusive

The Direct Provision resident said her sick son was denied food and milk overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands sign petition asking Justice Minister to stop deportation of student facing threat of torture Shepherd Machaya

Thousands sign petition asking Justice Minister to stop deportation of student facing threat of torture

Shepherd Machaya could be deported within days after his permission to remain in Ireland expired on 21 October.

From TheJournal.ie 'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision Asylum Seekers

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

From TheJournal.ie A Serbian photographer documents every Direct Provision centre in Ireland Asylum Archive

A Serbian photographer documents every Direct Provision centre in Ireland

Vukasin Nedeljovic has been compiling his Asylum Archive since 2006.

From TheJournal.ie €27.5 million paid to firm closing Dublin's largest direct provision centre Direct Provision

€27.5 million paid to firm closing Dublin's largest direct provision centre

Fazyard Ltd is closing Clondalkin Towers Hotel which houses 248 people including 91 children.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says immigrants more likely to be working and paying tax than average Irish person An Taoiseach

Varadkar says immigrants more likely to be working and paying tax than average Irish person

The Taoiseach told the Dáil he was “pleased and proud” of Irish people and their response to immigration.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland Seeking Asylum

'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland

Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review Direct Provision

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review

Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.

From TheJournal.ie Stars of new RTÉ drama hope it will open conversation on Ireland's treatment of immigrants Taken Down This post contains videos

Stars of new RTÉ drama hope it will open conversation on Ireland's treatment of immigrants

The show centres on the violent death of a young migrant woman whose body is found close to a direct provision centre.

From TheJournal.ie Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations Direct Provision

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations

The new guidelines are aimed at improving conditions for asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found dead at Galway direct provision centre Direct Provision

Woman found dead at Galway direct provision centre

The circumstances of the death are unknown.

From TheJournal.ie People who have been granted asylum are staying in direct provision due to lack of housing Granted Asylum

People who have been granted asylum are staying in direct provision due to lack of housing

The number of people in direct provision has increased by 22% since March 2017.

The makers of Love/Hate have started filming a new crime drama for RTÉ

Stuart Carolan is back with a new series called ‘Taken Down’ starring Lynn Rafferty and Brian Gleeson.

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