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From TheJournal.ie Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals Oughterard

Government chief whip says procedure for establishing Direct Provision centres 'unfair' on locals

Seán Kyne TD added that the State has a duty to provide for asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns Galway

Protest in Oughterard over Direct Provision centre concerns

Hundreds of people took part in the protest in the Galway town.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting Noel Grealish

Taoiseach calls on Galway TD to withdraw remarks made at direct provision centre public meeting

Footage shared on social media shows Noel Grealish referencing “economic migrants” from Africa coming to “sponge off us”.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting Oughterard

Justice Minister Flanagan 'very disappointed' over comments made at Galway direct provision centre meeting

Locals expressed their frustration at a meeting in Oughterard yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre Oughterard

'There's an absence of information': Calls for clarity after 700 people attend meeting about Galway direct provision centre

Locals are concerned about what it would mean for the town if the building accommodates asylum seekers.

From TheJournal.ie Government to spend €65 million on new Direct Provision centres in four counties Direct Provision

Government to spend €65 million on new Direct Provision centres in four counties

The Department of Justice & Equality has struggled to open new centres since 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel Direct Provision

Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel

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

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers told not to bring food to rooms 'under any circumstance' by Dublin hotel Direct Provision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A gross violation': Asylum seekers say post is being opened without consent Direct Provision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'They are really inspiring - they don't let the fact they are living in that situation hold them back' Cork

'They are really inspiring - they don't let the fact they are living in that situation hold them back'

We spoke to volunteers who run dance classes for teens in Direct Provision, DJ Stevie Grainger and dancer Andrea Williams.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh concerns over Direct Provision after incident involving children at Cork centre Gardaí

Fresh concerns over Direct Provision after incident involving children at Cork centre Exclusive

The Department of Justice says it is aware of an incident in the centre.

From TheJournal.ie Call for Ireland to accept Brexit-delayed asylum applications that would otherwise be transferred to UK Legal Limbo

Call for Ireland to accept Brexit-delayed asylum applications that would otherwise be transferred to UK

A report by the Irish Refugee Council says Ireland has “typically chosen to follow the UK’s lead” on asylum issues.

From TheJournal.ie The UN's refugee chief is in Ireland and says wait times in Direct Provision must improve Asylum Applications

The UN's refugee chief is in Ireland and says wait times in Direct Provision must improve

Filippo Grandi complimented Ireland on its resettlement efforts.

From TheJournal.ie NGOs asked by justice department to help asylum seekers in emergency accommodation 'as soon as possible' Direct Provision

NGOs asked by justice department to help asylum seekers in emergency accommodation 'as soon as possible'

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Difficulty accessing services': Complaints from asylum seekers living in hotels raised with Ombudsman Direct Provision

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 200 people to be moved as Dublin city Direct Provision centre closes down Hatch Hall

200 people to be moved as Dublin city Direct Provision centre closes down

It was reported in March that Hatch Hall will be turned into a 5-star hotel.

From TheJournal.ie President to host Áras garden party highlighting issues around Direct Provision Garden Party

President to host Áras garden party highlighting issues around Direct Provision

Irish organisations that support refugees have been invited to a garden party tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: How did a woman who died in Direct Provision come to be buried without ceremony? Podcast

The Explainer: How did a woman who died in Direct Provision come to be buried without ceremony?

Who was Sylva Tukula and what does her death mean for Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie State offers 'unreserved apology' for burying asylum seeker without telling friends SYLVA TUKULA

State offers 'unreserved apology' for burying asylum seeker without telling friends

Sylva Tukula died at the Great Western House Direct Provision centre in Galway in August 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 'An insensitivity at the heart of the State': Decision to bury woman who died in Direct Provision without telling friends criticised SYLVA TUKULA
From TheJournal.ie Woman who died in Direct Provision buried without ceremony before friends were told SYLVA TUKULA

Woman who died in Direct Provision buried without ceremony before friends were told

Sylva Tukula passed away last August.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply concerned': Calls for vulnerability assessments for asylum seekers Direct Provision

'Deeply concerned': Calls for vulnerability assessments for asylum seekers

These assessments are legally required.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Justice sounded warning over plans to almost double allowance for asylum seekers living in direct provision Noteworthy

Department of Justice sounded warning over plans to almost double allowance for asylum seekers living in direct provision

Officials said changes to allow residents of asylum centres to work had created “most generous” system in EU.

From TheJournal.ie Courtown community 'not consulted' over decision to move Direct Provision residents to local hotel Wexford

Courtown community 'not consulted' over decision to move Direct Provision residents to local hotel

Locals have claimed a hotel in the town will be used as a permanent centre for four years.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

From TheJournal.ie Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped Rooskey

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie SocDems say Ellie Kisyombe will run in election after 'correcting the chronology of her backstory' Green Light

SocDems say Ellie Kisyombe will run in election after 'correcting the chronology of her backstory'

A independent review for the party has given the green light for the local election candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for submissions on Direct Provision and asylum application improvements Asylum Seekers

Calls for submissions on Direct Provision and asylum application improvements

The current system was established in 1999 in response to a sharp increase in people seeking asylum in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'A tense situation': Mosney Direct Provision residents stage protest over issues at centre Drogheda

'A tense situation': Mosney Direct Provision residents stage protest over issues at centre

Residents started protesting at 7am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency accommodation: Over 500 asylum seekers now living in hotels and B and Bs across Ireland Direct Provision

Emergency accommodation: Over 500 asylum seekers now living in hotels and B and Bs across Ireland

“The current reliance on private contractors is clearly not working,” migrant rights centre Nasc has said.

From TheJournal.ie Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants City Of Sanctuary

Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Cork will be the latest area to become a so-called place of sanctuary – making it part of a wider national, and indeed international, movement.

From TheJournal.ie Residents stage protest at Direct Provision centre in Cork Clonakilty Lodge This post contains videos

Residents stage protest at Direct Provision centre in Cork

They are unhappy they did not get to meet Minister David Stanton when he visited the centre yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Farmers wouldn't keep cows in this': Complaints over mould, leaks at Dublin Direct Provision centre Watergate House

'Farmers wouldn't keep cows in this': Complaints over mould, leaks at Dublin Direct Provision centre

The centre accommodated around 50 asylum seekers before it closed last June.

From TheJournal.ie Payments to private Direct Provision firms rise to €72m after 18% increase in asylum seekers Mosney

Payments to private Direct Provision firms rise to €72m after 18% increase in asylum seekers

The firm that operates the Direct Provision centre in Mosney, Co Meath received the highest payment of €8.69 million.

From TheJournal.ie Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped Asylum Seekers

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.

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.

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