Doras launches the Refugee Resettlement Toolkit with support from UNHCR on World Refugee Day

Doras Reiterates Call for Closure of Cahirsiveen Centre and Provision of Own-Door Accommodation for Residents

PRESS RELEASE 22th May 2020 Doras has written to Minister Flanagan seeking answers to a list of questions relating to the overcrowded conditions in which residents of Direct Provision are required to live, making it impossible for people to follow HSE COVID-19 guidelines on social distancing. This is most notably illustrated in the Skellig Star Direct

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Doras Responds to Ombudsman’s report on Direct Provision

Ombudsman’s Report We welcome the Ombudsman’s report on Direct Provision in 2019, as well as the important and timely reference to the Covid-19 pandemic. It serves to further highlight how unsuitable a system it is for receiving International Protection Applicants in Ireland.  “This report reinforces what many non-governmental organisations, community

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Doras View: 20 Years of Direct Provision

Twenty years ago today (10th April 2020), the system of Direct Provision was established by the Department of Justice, as a means to receive International Protection Applicants in Ireland. At around the same time, a group of concerned Limerick locals formed what would become Doras, to show support and solidarity

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Doras General Election 2020 Manifesto

Doras works to uphold the human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and everyone from a migrant background. We call on any incoming government to uphold not only their human rights, but the human rights of everyone in Ireland.Through our work we have identified several key areas of concern, many of

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