Our Impact in 2018

We are delighted to share our 2018 Impact Report, which highlights the fantastic work done by Doras staff and volunteers last year.

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Family Reunification (IHAP 2) Details

The proposal form for the second round of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme Humanitarian Admission Programme was made public on Thursday, December 20. The full form can be found on the INIS website. Proposals should be submitted no later than 8 February, 2019. ELIGIBILITY OF SPONSOR Sponsors must have one of

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Limerick Support Services – Holiday Hours

Although the Doras offices will be closed this holiday season, there are a number of support and emergency services available during this time. We have listed their holiday hours below. Housing/Homeless Services St. Vincent de Paul Drop in Centre Ozanam House, Hartstonge Street, Limerick. Tel: 061 313557. Open Monday 24th

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Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day, observed around the globe on 10th December, provides an opportunity for Ireland to celebrate our progress in the area of human rights, while also highlighting areas for improvement. There are close to 6000 people, including over 1700 children, currently living in substandard conditions in 38 Direct Provision

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Media Statement: Belonging To Limerick

Integration Working Group launches Limerick’s 3rd Integration Plan (02-10-2018) Representatives of the Integration Working Group met with President and Mrs. Higgins prior to the launch. The Limerick Integration Working Group unveiled its newest integration plan, Belonging to Limerick: Limerick City and County Integration Plan 2018-2022, on Friday September 28th at

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Our Impact in 2017

In 2017, Doras Luimní supported more than 1,200 people from almost 100 countries to access their rights and to integrate into local communities in Ireland. We worked on 74 immigration-related issues, from asylum applications, family reunification support to employment and labour exploitation issues. See below for an overview of our

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Media Statement: Right to Work

“Effective right to work for asylum seekers further delayed by Government” (23rd January 2018) Despite the recent Supreme Court judgement and the forthcoming declaration of the ban on employment as unconstitutional, there has been almost no progress with regard to making employment rights an effective reality for asylum seekers in

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New Irish Residence Permit

The new Irish Residence Permit (IRP) has now replaced the ‘GNIB card’. *Important: You do not need to apply for a Irish Residence Permit until your current GNIB card expires.* Please see full details from INIS below. INIS Registration Office Information Note Residence certificate – GNIB card to IRP Non-EEA

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Xmas Appeal 2017

Doras Luimní is asking our supporters to consider making a €10 phone credit voucher donation. We are aiming to provide a small token to each of the 450 people living in Direct Provision centre’s across the Limerick region.  €10 = 1 hour phone call to friends and family living across

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Volunteer Family Advocates

Are you interested in volunteering with Doras Luimní as a Volunteer Family Advocate? We are currently accepting applications from interested individuals in Limerick who have experience working in the community, supporting people from a migrant background to access services and information. Volunteers will need to be available for 1 to

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