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From TheJournal.ie New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb' Integration

New recruitment drive focuses on diversity as garda body warns of 'ticking timebomb'

The GRA said a lack of racial diversity in particular may mean “an explosion in our communities”.

From TheJournal.ie Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered' Tu Hablas Ingles

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny mosque debate: 'This could become dangerous. Tensions could escalate' Column

Kilkenny mosque debate: 'This could become dangerous. Tensions could escalate'

This week I wished I lived in Ballaghadareen and not in Kilkenny, writes Malcolm Noonan.

From TheJournal.ie The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June Integration

The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June

“The fifth years have already said it, their parents have said it – those kids are not going to continue their education next year.”

From TheJournal.ie German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany' Integration

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation Integration

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

From TheJournal.ie Single refugees in Ballaghaderreen are relying on housing offers from the Irish public Integration

Single refugees in Ballaghaderreen are relying on housing offers from the Irish public

The Department of Justice said due to the shortage of social housing the decision has been taken to only resettle people outside of high demand areas.

From TheJournal.ie How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation Radical Pathways

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Private firms housing refugees and asylum seekers were paid €60 million last year Integration

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

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.

From The42 Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight Integration

Bohemians have invited up to 80 Direct Provision Centre residents to attend Dalymount Park tonight

Between 60 and 80 residents of Direct Provision centres across Dublin will be welcomed to Dalymount Park as guests for tonight’s game against Drogheda United.

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon town prepares for refugees by building a wall... of welcome Ballaghaderreen

Roscommon town prepares for refugees by building a wall... of welcome

The announcement that the refugees would be arriving has encouraged donations of books and toys.

From TheJournal.ie Government wants 1% of civil service to be made up of immigrants in new integration strategy Integration

Government wants 1% of civil service to be made up of immigrants in new integration strategy

Other measures include English language training programmes and community grants.

From TheJournal.ie 'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well' Integration

'Integration means you are Syrian and now you're Irish as well'

A welcome reception for Syrian refugees is being held in Blanchardstown today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice' Column

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay Good News

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay

Six weeks ago, the Ware family were given a month to leave Ireland. Today, they got the news they’ve been waiting for.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland Understanding Our World

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

From TheJournal.ie 'A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS' Integration

'A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS'

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie "I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil' Gort

"I like it here, it's quiet, better for the children" - Integration in Ireland's 'little Brazil'

Just under a quarter of the Galway town is from Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie "We really need to ask ourselves as a society how are we failing young people" Mental Health

"We really need to ask ourselves as a society how are we failing young people"

Professor Brendan Kelly made the comment as a new report into mental health in Europe is released.

From TheJournal.ie PayPal opens its doors (slightly) to bitcoin payments Baby Steps

PayPal opens its doors (slightly) to bitcoin payments

The company has teamed up with three bitcoin payment processors, allowing sellers to accept bitcoin as payment for digital goods.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better' Integration Policy

Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'

A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.

From TheJournal.ie Apple takes Siri for a spin by launching hands-free software for drivers Smart Driving

Apple takes Siri for a spin by launching hands-free software for drivers

CarPlay is built primarily around Siri voice commands and the first cars supporting the service will come from Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz.

From TheJournal.ie Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you Changes

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

From TheJournal.ie "Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre Darren Scully

"Fine Gael has demonstrated that racist remarks are okay with them" - Integration Centre

Darren Scully’s re-admission to the Fine Gael party has caused anger with one migrant support group.

From TheJournal.ie An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity Integration

An Post launches 4 new stamps to highlight Ireland's diversity

The stamps show people from outside of Ireland working and living in the country.

What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!? Urgent News

What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?

Superquinn is being integrated with SuperValu. Are the sausages no more?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are asylum seekers protesting? Opinion

Column: Why are asylum seekers protesting?

Protests by asylum seekers are not a manifestation of greedy migrants looking for more entitlements from the state, but the symptom of a deeply flawed and failing immigration system, writes Matt Canon.

From TheJournal.ie Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years Immigrants

Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years

A report by the ESRI shows that Irish people have an increasingly negative attitude towards immigrants – and that the poverty gap between Irish and non-EU nationals has widened since 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland Riots

Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland

The Integration Centre said that many of the same issues in Sweden exist here and that policymakers must act to address this.

From TheJournal.ie Alliance Party calls for legislation on flags and emblems Union Flag

Alliance Party calls for legislation on flags and emblems

The party said all permanent emblems should be subject to planning consent.

From TheJournal.ie Most of Ireland’s new citizens do not feel part of society Integration

Most of Ireland’s new citizens do not feel part of society

The survey found that 86 per cent of our new citizens have completed third level education while over 80 per cent are working.

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: The Ghosts of Ole Miss Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film Of The Week: The Ghosts of Ole Miss

The latest in ESPN’s 30 for 30 series reflects on the football team that played on during the shameful campus violence at the height of the civil rights movement.

From TheJournal.ie More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before Gaffs

More immigrants buying homes in Ireland than ever before

Around 7 per cent of immigrants in Ireland now has a mortgage, compared to around 14 per cent of Irish-born people.

From TheJournal.ie Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI Peace

Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI

The first tranche of funding will go towards communities in Northern Ireland for projects such as working towards the removal of peace walls.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows Integration

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows

The unemployment rate among non-Irish nationals is now significantly higher than for those born here.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for action after survey reveals prevalence of racism Immigration

TD calls for action after survey reveals prevalence of racism

Six in ten TDs encountered racism on the campaign trail – while one-third said speaking up for immigrants would cost them support.

From TheJournal.ie Lagarde: Deeper integration necessary to end euro crisis Firewall

Lagarde: Deeper integration necessary to end euro crisis

As finance ministers meet in Brussels, the IMF chief says Europe must integrate more build ‘larger firewalls’ to move on.