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Incredible Years

The Incredible Years programme is aimed towards migrant parents of children aged 3 – 6 years. The programme will take place every Wednesday from 10 – 12pm, starting on 4th February. The programme aims to strengthen your child’s social skills and increase confidence and self-esteem. Participants will learn how to

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Launch of report: Person or Number? 2

A coalition of NGOs have launched a report called “Person or Number? 2 A second examination of issues faced by immigrants in accessing social protection in Ireland” that is critical of how the Department of Social Protection deals with migrants. Irish human rights organisations, including FLAC, Doras Luimní, Nasc and Crosscare,

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Call for Applications: Leadership & Active Citizenship Programme

Representatives of the migrant community are invited to apply for our Leadership and Active Citizenship programme, which will take place from February until May 2015. The programme aims to strengthen and advance the capacity of leaders within the migrant community in Limerick City and County, who are working towards societal

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Parent and Toddler Group: Tuesday 10 – 11:30am

Doras Luimní and the Limerick Social Service Council are facilitating a Parent and Toddler group every Tuesday from 10am – 11.30am, starting from the 20th January 2015. The group is open to all migrant and Irish parents, with their toddlers, and will provide a good opportunity to share experiences and

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Proposal to Clear Asylum Backlog

Doras Luimní and the Irish Refugee Council are proposing a one-off scheme to clear the backlog of cases in the asylum system, before a single protection procedure is introduced. Read our full proposal here: Proposal for One-off Scheme to Clear Asylum Backlog. Download the shortened informational flyer here: Shortened Info Flyer for Backlog

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Intercultural Event – 18th December

Doras Luimní are hosting an Intercultural event on 18th December in Limerick City Gallery of Art, to celebrate migrant’s contribution to the city and to officially welcome Limerick’s new Irish citizens. Food, drinks and entertainment will be provided and we would be delighted if you could join us on the

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Intercultural Cities: Limerick

Limerick formally signed the Intercultural Cities agreement on 19th November 2014, in advance of the conference “Sports, Arts and Culture in the Intercultural City”, which was held in Limerick on 20th &21st November. Doras Luimní initiated Limerick’s participation in the Intercultural Cities network in 2012, which is a programme funded by the European

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New Anti-Rumours website

The Anti-Rumours project team have launched a website for the campaign, which includes information on the project in Limerick and across Europe. Research carried out by the Limerick anti-rumours project team is available to read online, as well as access to other useful resources that will help you to challenge

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Report provides evidence of Racism and Discrimination

As many as 80% of those who experienced racism or discrimination do not report it. This is one of the findings of a study carried out by UCD-based researcher Dr Patricia Kennedy, published in a report entitled ‘Treated Differently? Evidence of racism and discrimination and racism from a local perspective’. It shows that racism

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React Against Racism

Racism is a widespread and serious in Ireland. We strongly encourage anyone affected by any form of racism or discrimination to make a formal complaint to the Gardaí. We offering advice, information and support on reporting or responding to racism. If you have experienced or witnessed racism or discrimination, you can:

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