The Government is currently advising against all travel to and from countries in South America. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Text messages in both English and Portuguese have been sent to 1,511 travellers who have arrived in Ireland from Brazil in the past 28 day advising th(...)

Padraig O’Morain: Forced sex-trafficking is an evil trade

Compare and contrast. Within a fairly short drive of wherever you live you could probably find a woman to have sex with for money. She could be a woma(...)

‘That part of my life, I block it out.’ (Picture posed by model.) Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Laura* arrived in Ireland in 2010. Today, she still struggles to talk about the years before she came and those that came afterwards when she was left(...)

Melanie Labor: ‘‘I’ll see you soon’ doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll actually see you soon.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The first time Melanie Labor visited Ireland in the late 1990s she bought a travel guide which she regularly leafed through during the fortnight she s(...)

 Serena Di Murro and her partner Mohammed Hemida with Elysia (4) and Amaya (2): “Every time you click in, it comes up as ‘no appointment available’.” Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Thousands of renewal applications from those needing visas to live in Ireland are building up due to the immigration system being overwhelmed by Covid(...)

The annual Trafficking in Persons Report, published today by the US Department of State, placed Ireland on its ‘tier two watch list’. File photograph: iStock

Ireland has been criticised for “major failings” in its treatment of human trafficking victims after the State was downgraded in a major annual US gov(...)

The draft programme for government contains a commitment to  end to Direct Provision. Photograph: Getty

The incoming Government must ensure migrant integration strategies are cross departmental and do not remain solely under the auspices of the Departmen(...)

‘Young people growing up in Ireland from a migrant background need to see themselves represented at these levels,’  chief executive of the Immigrant Council of Ireland, Brian Killoran said. File photograph : Laura Hutton

Ireland has “poor levels of diversity” in positions of authority, in politics, in education and in the workplace, the Immigrant Council of Ireland has(...)

Brian Killoran, chief executive of the Immigrant Council of Ireland. File photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times.

A third of local election candidates from migrant backgrounds experienced racist abuse during last year’s campaign, and political parties need to do m(...)

Teresa Buczkowska from Poland. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Teresa Buczkowska was 10 when her mother and four siblings moved into a shared apartment in a town outside Cracow, in Poland. The town, which had been(...)

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