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 Samir Youzbashi Aljafari and his wife Wafaa, Syrian refugees living in Killarney, are reunited with their  daughter Nadine (21)  and  grandson Yousef (1) after they arrived in Dublin Airport from Damascus. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Wafaa and Samir Youzbashi Aljafari could not sleep for two days in the run-up to their daughter’s arrival in Ireland. Standing in Dublin Airport on (...)

Northern Ireland’s Minister of Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir.

Northern Ireland’s Minister of Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has emerged as an investor in the group that has bought Irish Central, the New York-based (...)

Immigrant group Nasc hold a silent solidarity walk through Cork city on Sunday to mark World Refugee Day: Pictured are Nisreen Youssef (red) with her son Carlos, mother Dalal, sister Rather and Amjad Shad. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A campaign group supporting Syrians who have relocated to Ireland is urging the Government to introduce a new scheme to allow family members join them(...)

Participants in a solidarity walk for refugees in Cork city on Sunday will carry old pairs of shoes to signify the numbers of people who are currently(...)

The Eglinton Hostel direct provision centre in Salthill, Galway. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The number of people coming to Ireland as a result of the refugee crisis could be significantly less than the 20,000 that has been suggested, because(...)

Migrants wait on the Greek side of the border to enter Macedonia, en route to northern Europe on July 20th. Photograph:  Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski

In the first six months of this year, according to UNHCR, 137,000 people have made the journey across the Mediterranean. We are unsure of how many peo(...)

Seán Óg Ó hAilpin  will speak at the event which will include performances from groups such as ApocalypsE, Tiger Boy and The Lost Gecko. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Cork hurler Seán Óg Ó hAilpin and Fair City actress Donna Anita Nikolaisen are opening a concert on Leeside to help combat discrimination.Cork(...)