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From TheJournal.ie Department asks Direct Provision centre owners to prove living conditions allegations are 'clearly false' Department Of Justice

Department asks Direct Provision centre owners to prove living conditions allegations are 'clearly false'

“IPAS is more concerned about protecting their reputation and the reputations of private contractors,” said Nasc CEO Fiona Finn.

From TheJournal.ie 'I live in Direct Provision and our kids are not immune to racial discrimination' Opinion

'I live in Direct Provision and our kids are not immune to racial discrimination'

Owodunni Ola Mustapha tells her own story and that of the children in DP who have suffered racist abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition' Charlie Flanagan

Justice Minister: 'Root-and-branch' change to Direct Provision will 'ultimately lead to its abolition'

The Justice Minister made the comments on RTÉ Radio Ones’s This Week programme.

From TheJournal.ie Overhaul of Direct Provision system recommended by expert group tasked with improving residents' welfare Changes

Overhaul of Direct Provision system recommended by expert group tasked with improving residents' welfare

Direct Provision was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.

From TheJournal.ie Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision Petition

Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision

The system was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 transported to Direct Provision centre in Caherciveen from Dublin, Dáil committee told Direct Provision

Covid-19 transported to Direct Provision centre in Caherciveen from Dublin, Dáil committee told

Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley made the claims at a sitting of the Dáil Covid-19 committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre Coronavirus

Charlie Flanagan apologises to Cahersiveen locals and residents in Direct Provision centre

There have been a number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 at the centre since April.

From TheJournal.ie HSE letter outlines Direct Provision strategy but warns accommodation may be 'insufficient or unsuitable' for self-isolation Covid19

HSE letter outlines Direct Provision strategy but warns accommodation may be 'insufficient or unsuitable' for self-isolation

There have been 171 cases of Covid-19 among people living in Direct Provision including 13 clusters.

From TheJournal.ie PPE will cost €1 billion this year, and number of Covid-19 patients in ICU has halved from peak Coronavirus This post contains videos

PPE will cost €1 billion this year, and number of Covid-19 patients in ICU has halved from peak

Some 120 million masks will arrive in Ireland from South Korea in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision Justice Department

'We've been firefighting': Inside the State's response to Covid-19 in Direct Provision

There are now 149 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision Covid-19

Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision

There have been 164 confirmed cases of Covid-19 among residents in Direct Provision centres to date.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers continue calls to be moved out of Covid-struck former hotel in Kerry Caherciveen

Asylum seekers continue calls to be moved out of Covid-struck former hotel in Kerry

The have been 22 confirmed Covid-19 cases at the former Skellig Star Hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Non-family sharing rooms in Direct Provision 'plainly contrary' to public health advice, Refugee Council says Coronavirus

Non-family sharing rooms in Direct Provision 'plainly contrary' to public health advice, Refugee Council says

Health Officials have confirmed 62 cases of Covid-19 in Direct Provision centres, including nine clusters.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Health officials confirm 62 cases in Direct Provision centres Covid-19

Coronavirus: Health officials confirm 62 cases in Direct Provision centres

There are nine clusters at Direct Provision centres across the country.

From TheJournal.ie CMO warns progress could be 'undone very quickly' as data shows increase in population movement Covid-19

CMO warns progress could be 'undone very quickly' as data shows increase in population movement

Dr Tony Holohan said it is not certain that restrictions will be relaxed on 5 May.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says Direct Provision

Covid-19 crisis highlights how 'unsuitable' some Direct Provisions conditions are, Ombudsman says

The Ombudsman today published his annual commentary on Direct Provision complaints.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision Direct Provision

Justice Dept: Over 650 new beds 'will facilitate greater social distancing and isolation' in Direct Provision

The new accommodation will mainly be located in hotels in Dublin, Galway and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Department to hold meeting with locals in Rosslare ahead of new Direct Provision centre opening Wexford

Department to hold meeting with locals in Rosslare ahead of new Direct Provision centre opening

The centre will be located at the former Rosslare Port Lodge Hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Four buildings in Tullamore town centre to be used for new direct provision centre Tullamore

Four buildings in Tullamore town centre to be used for new direct provision centre

Local representatives and government officials met this afternoon to discuss the plans.

From TheJournal.ie 'We don't want to create an 'us and them' scenario': Tullamore councillors to discuss planned Direct Provision centre Asylum Seekers

'We don't want to create an 'us and them' scenario': Tullamore councillors to discuss planned Direct Provision centre

“It’s a fait accompli, I would prefer if there had been more consultation,” one councillor said.

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision centre to accommodate up to 168 asylum seekers in Offaly from early March Tullamore

Direct provision centre to accommodate up to 168 asylum seekers in Offaly from early March

The premises was offered to the Department via the recent public procurement competition for the Midlands region.

From TheJournal.ie 'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD Syria

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How would I, a refugee in Ireland, vote in this election? Ge2020

Opinion: How would I, a refugee in Ireland, vote in this election?

Voting is a privilege and homelessness is the biggest challenge, writes Evgeny Shtorn.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation Direct Provision

Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation

It came after an intervention from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

From TheJournal.ie 'They operate in a vacuum': Migrant rights group hits out at lack of inspections for hotels housing asylum seekers Direct Provision

'They operate in a vacuum': Migrant rights group hits out at lack of inspections for hotels housing asylum seekers

There are currently over 1,500 asylum seekers living in Emergency Accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign under way to save family living in Cork from being deported later this week Direct Provision

Campaign under way to save family living in Cork from being deported later this week

Two online petitions supporting the teenagers have had over 5,000 signatures.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick Direct Provision centre to shut next month Mount Trenchard

Limerick Direct Provision centre to shut next month

A migrant rights charity last month called for the centre to shut.

From TheJournal.ie Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group Masi

Video of crowded Direct Provision room not staged, says asylum seeker group

Video footage posted on Twitter appears to show ten beds in one hotel room in Portarlington.

From TheJournal.ie Student living in Direct Provision says jail would be 'better than being here' Waterford

Student living in Direct Provision says jail would be 'better than being here'

Mature student Lesley Mkoko says his bedroom in Waterford city is infested with bedbugs.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone SYLVA TUKULA

Justice Department to make 'formal requests' to coroners after woman who died in Direct Provision buried alone

Sylva Tukula was buried in May without ceremony or notice given to her friends.

From TheJournal.ie Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged' Justice Minister

Dept of Justice says video of cramped Direct Provision room 'appears to have been staged'

The Depart of Justice said this afternoon that no more than six people are in a room at the East End Hotel centre.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after fire at Limerick Direct Provision centre Mount Trenchard

Man arrested after fire at Limerick Direct Provision centre

The man appeared in court on 2 January and is due in court again next week.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport Refugees

Justice Minister welcomes 50 Syrians at Mosney following arrival at Dublin Airport

The families have been resettled in Ireland under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

From TheJournal.ie Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers' Justice Department

Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters barred from interfering in accommodation being fitted out for asylum seekers in Leitrim High Court

Protesters barred from interfering in accommodation being fitted out for asylum seekers in Leitrim

Mr Justice Max Barrett granted the permanent injunction today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Treated like cattle': Justice Committee chair says 'profiteering' use of hotels for asylum seekers should end Direct Provision

'Treated like cattle': Justice Committee chair says 'profiteering' use of hotels for asylum seekers should end

The Justice Committee today launched its report into Direct Provision.

From TheJournal.ie Direct Provision should be 'replaced' or 'fundamentally reformed', Justice Committee concludes Asylum Seekers

Direct Provision should be 'replaced' or 'fundamentally reformed', Justice Committee concludes

The committee heard from stakeholders in relation to Direct Provision over the summer.

From TheJournal.ie Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property Direct Provision

Oughterard Direct Provision centre operator feared arson attack after men allegedly breached property

Plans for the centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals Ballinamore

Asylum seekers to move into Leitrim apartments after 'constructive' meeting between Minister and locals

Ballinamore Community Group had held protests over the plans in recent months.

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