Annette and Paul Costello, at Obama Cafe, Main Street, Moneygall, Co Offaly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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Omo, a young woman forced to leave Nigeria because of her sexuality, is the only woman on the soccer team at Cara Mineo camp for asylum seekers in Sicily. Her ambition is to become a professional player. Photograph: Frank Miller.

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Billy Keogh, the sixth generation of bakers in Keogh’s bakery. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

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Young asylum seekers at the Green School in Augusta, Sicily. Photograph: Frank Miller.

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