Direct Provision centre in Mosney Co Meath, for refugee asylum seekers. Photograph: iStock

A group of non-profit organisations have joined together to ensure the Government fulfils its commitment to ending direct provision by 2024. The coal(...)

 Lola Gonzalez Farrell   in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

Lola Gonzalez Farrell was 11 when she learned she was leaving her home in Panama and moving to Pennsylvania to live with her older sister. The daughte(...)

Trafficking of women and girls for sexual exploitation continues to be the most common form of human trafficking in Ireland, the report states

Direct provision and the housing crisis is causing increased trauma for human trafficking victims and putting them at risk of further exploitation, an(...)

Husband and wife Jason and Phess Montinegro outisde Government Buidlings following the announcenment of a scheme to regularise long-term undocumented migrants. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

A scheme to regularise thousands of undocumented migrants has been welcomed as “historic” and a “cause for celebration”, though migrants’ advocates wa(...)

Responses in the Ipsos Global Trends 2021 study show there is an awareness of the inequalities  that exist between different communities in Ireland. Photograph: Getty

Last month, social psychologist and University of Limerick PhD researcher Mamobo Ogoro posted a short message on Twitter. In it, she underlined the di(...)

Afghan migrants in Tatvan, eastern Turkey, earlier this month. Photograph: Emrah Gurel/AP

We have been watching in anguish as the latest horrifying chapter in Afghanistan’s history is played out before our eyes: children, women and men runn(...)

Longford FF Cllr Uruemu Adejinmi. Photograph: Joe Akude

Fianna Fáil Cllr Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected as mayor of Longford municipal district, marking a series of firsts for the county, as she is the fi(...)

Ireland has been  criticised  for ‘major failings’ in its treatment of human trafficking victims. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A dedicated accommodation centre for victims of trafficking is expected to open this autumn, more than a year after the establishment of a specialised(...)

Migrant Women na hÉireann, from left, Luz Pereira, Jenny Kateri, Teresa Buczkowska, Elida Sousa and Gonchighand Byambaa.

The challenges and risks faced by migrant women in abusive relationships are not being factored into the State’s response to the rise in domestic and (...)

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(...)

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