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Galway information session – International Protection Act

Doras Luimní are facilitating an information session in Galway on Wednesday 22nd March  at 11am to provide information to asylum and family reunification applicants on the new International Protection Act. The information session will take place in the Eglington Hotel (Direct Provision centre), Galway. Download: IP Act Galway 22nd March

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Cultural Exchange & Mentoring Project

Doras Luimní are seeking to recruit a group of volunteer mentors – of all ages, interests and backgrounds – to take part in our Cultural Exchange & Mentoring project with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider migrant community in Limerick. Volunteers will meet with the project participants three times per

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Progress of McMahon report recommendations

On 27th February 2017, Minister Frances Fitzgerald published a second progress report on the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the McMahon report (output from the Working Group on Direct Provision & Supports to Asylum Seekers, see below). The Minister claims that 92% of the recommendations are now fully or

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International Protection Act

*Next information session: 22nd March 2017* (FB event details)* Have you received a questionnaire from the International Protection Office? If you are a current applicant in the asylum and protection process, you may have received a questionnaire and a letter from the International Protection Office. It is important that you

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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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Limerick Integration Plan 2013 – 2016

The Limerick Integration Working Group (IWG) has launched its second Integration Plan for Limerick. The plan was launched by Conn Murray, Limerick City and County Manager on International Human Rights, 10th December 2013. For further information, please contact: Doras Luimní representative on the Integration Working Group, Integration Policy Officer Matt Cannon, 061 310 328 or  iwglimerick@gmail.com

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