Enda O Neill

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 Chefs Vuyisile Mbangiwa  and  Sinqobizitha Mguni, both from Zimbabwe, now living in Birchwood House for Asylum Seekers in Waterford, will cook at an Irish welcome dinner for 270  refugees at St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photogaph: Marc O’Sullivan

If you drop into Eastern Seaboard, Jeni Glasgow and Reuven Diaz’s buzzy neighbourhood restaurant in Drogheda this evening, you will find a sold-out di(...)

Amer Marai  and brothers Mhd Ahyam Orabi and Ahmad Orabi in Loam restaurant, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For four years, chefs Amer Marai (28), Mhd Ahyam Orabi (26) and Ahmad Orabi (25) were unable to cook in a kitchen. The last time was 2013 in the Syr(...)

A direct provision centre in Galway. New procedures to speed up applications for asylum should significantly cut the length of time asylum-seekers spend in direct provision centres.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

New procedures to speed up applications for asylum, which have just come into effect in Ireland, should significantly cut the length of time asylum-se(...)