To mark World Refugee Day on 20th June, Doras Luimní have organised a number of initiatives and events in Limerick to raise awareness of and support for refugees and migrants.
Events will take place from 15th to 20th June 2015 and include a pop-up café in Central Buildings; a free food and music event in Fitto café, Catherine Street; the launch of the Around the World in Limerick recipe collection; a film screening; and the Invisible Children installation at The Milk Market.
The line-up is as follows:
- Monday 15th June, 12pm – 2pm
Pop-up cafe at Central Buildings, O’Connell St, Limerick (ground floor). This will feature a display of refugee, direct provision and immigration related resources and information.
- Wednesday 17th June, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Free street Syrian barbeque outside Fitto cafe on Catherine Street
- Wednesday 17th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Film screening in The Stormy Teacup, Foxes Bow, Limerick
- Friday 19th June, 10am – 3pm
Invisible Children installation in Milk Market, Limerick. This demonstrates the reality of living in Direct Provision by replicating a typical family room in asylum seeker accommodation and highlights the physical, social and psychological impact on children in this environment.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for details and please support the events if you’re in Limerick!