Maruf Ahmed with his daughter, Joanna (2), on Gardiner Street.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Nearly 40 refugees could face homelessness later this month as the last direct provision centre in Dublin’s city centre closes its doors. Hatch Hall(...)

Sylva Tukula Photograph: AMACH! LGBT+

No formal written request was made to a coroner that the body of a woman who died in direct provision be released to her friends following the investi(...)

Sylva Tukula, the transgender woman living in direct provision who died last August.

There will be no repeat of the breakdown in communication which led to a woman, who died while in direct provision, being buried without her friends a(...)

The grave where Sylva Tukula is buried at Bohermore Cemetery in Galway.

A “breakdown in communication” between An Garda Síochána, the coroner’s office, and the Departments of Justice and Social Protection resulted in a wom(...)

Former High Court judge Dr Bryan McMahon has   called for more direct provision centres to be built on  State-owned sites. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government should build more direct provision centres on State-owned land rather than using private contractors and relying on unsuitable and cost(...)

Mosney refugee reception centre in county Meath. Figures for mid-February show 6,290 people living in direct provision centres scattered around the country.

In March 2000, at the dawn of Ireland’s direct provision system, the Department of Justice issued a detailed statement on how it saw the future. In t(...)

The Shannon Key West hotel in the village of Rooskey was set on fire in what has been described by local gardaí as a premeditated and carefully planned attack.

Five of the 40 direct provision centres in Ireland are currently oversubscribed, the latest figures from the Department of Justice show. There are 6(...)

The former Mosney holiday camp near Drogheda is housing an additional 19 people. File photograph: Frank Miller

The Department of Justice has issued an urgent call for expressions of interest from hotels and guest houses willing to provide emergency full-board a(...)

The DPC found the Reception and Integration Agency and Aramark infringed a resident’s data protection rights.

The rights of a resident in one of the State’s direct provision centres were breached by the Reception and Integration Agency and the contractor runni(...)

Exterior of Eglinton Hostel direct provision centre in Salthill Galway. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A number of commercial hotels in the east of the country are being used as temporary direct provision centres to meet the rise in demand for accommoda(...)

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