Nick Henderson from the Irish Refugee Council said the charity had often worked with asylum-seeking women who were pregnant as a result of rape which occurred in their home country.

Migrant women, including women seeking asylum, are “disproportionately and adversely affected” by the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, refugee su(...)

Another resident from the Sligo centre says rats first appeared in the centre nearly a year ago. Photograph: Getty Images

The Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) is taking “very seriously” complaints by residents at the Globe House direct provision centre in Sligo of a(...)

President Michael D Higgins and  Sabina Higgins visit a refugee camp in Athens, Greece, in February. The Irish Refugee Council, Nasc and Oxfam Ireland are calling on the Government to expand the definition of family within the International Protection Act 2015. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Refugees separated from their families are more likely to experience anxiety and depression in their new home and less likely to be able to learn Engl(...)

Part of the demonstration for the unrestricted right to work for asylum seekers outside the Dáil .Photograph: Cyril Byrne

New regulations allowing asylum seekers work in limited circumstances, coming into force on Friday, were a “horrific joke” and “extremely disappointin(...)

The Immigration Act 2004 sets out 11 grounds on which an individual can be refused permission to enter the State. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Most people refused entry at Irish air and sea ports in 2016 were Brazilian, Albanian, US and South African citizens, according to statistics released(...)

Ellie Kisyombe: For the first time in five years, I got to make my nsima with fish and vegetables in peanut butter soup

Throughout Food Month people will share with us their most treasured food memory. After many years of living in Direct Provision and not be(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to members of the media at  the White House in Washington, DC.  File photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

It’s almost a year since the world felt a little colder, a little less caring and a little less recognisable. For some the election of Donald Trump as(...)

Asylum seekers at the Mosney direct provision centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

Asylum seekers who spend more than nine months in the direct provision system without having their case decided on are to be given the right to work, (...)

Tina Kisyombe, who came to Ireland from Malawi in 2015 and lives with her mother in direct provision.

On Wednesday morning Amani Balemba joined his school friends from CBS Westland Row secondary school in Dublin to collect his Leaving Cert results. Unl(...)

Syrian refugees hold banners during during a demonstration against delays in reunifications of refugee families from Greece to Germany, in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Four hundred and forty asylum-seekers are due to arrive in Ireland in the coming weeks following their assessment and clearance for travel in Greece. (...)

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