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New Irish Residence Permit

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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War-Torn Children exhibition

The War-Torn Children exhibition launches in Limerick on Monday 17th July at 7pm in the CB1 Gallery. The aim of the exhibition is to raise awareness of the human impact of war and injustice, and to promote a culture of hospitality and welcome for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and

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Vacancy – Translator, Interpreter & Cross-Cultural Worker

Doras Luimní is currently recruiting for the position of Translator, Interpreter & Cross-Cultural Worker. The overall objective of the post is to provide interpretation, translation and cross-cultural support for recently arrived refugees. It will involve assisting staff, volunteers and relevant services to interact effectively with the new arrivals via interpretation

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Journeys – A new primary school teaching resource

Journeys is a new education resource for primary school teachers with an interest in teaching children about migration, refugee protection and migrant rights. Doras Luimní contributed to this resource as co-authors, in partnership with the DICE project and the Curriculum Development Unit in Mary Immaculate College. Activities in the resource

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Seminar on Arts participation among young refugees

A symposium exploring arts participation of young refugees and asylum seekers will be taking place in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on 31st May 2017. Speakers include: Laura Hassler (Musicians Without Borders), Prof Helen Phelan (UL), Dr Charlotte McIvor (NUI Galway), Seán Love (Fighting Words), Dr Rachel Hoare (TCD), Tadhg Crowley (The Glucksman

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Africa Day 2017

Preparations are underway for Africa Day 2017 in Limerick. This year there will be several events throughout the city & county celebrating diversity and culture in all its forms. Date: 22nd to 28th May 2017   Key events include: Monday 22nd May: Official Opening in Limerick City Hall. Wednesday 24th May:

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Latest Bulletin

Read our latest Bulletin for updates on our work, related sector news and forthcoming events. This issue of the Bulletin includes updates on refugee resettlement work in Wexford and Limerick; new mentoring project; the Ombudsman complaints procedure; Africa Day and fundraising events for families living in Direct Provision and ENAR Ireland.

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Vacancy: Refugee Resettlement

The Refugee Resettlement Support Worker (35 hours per week) will work to support recently arrived refugees from Syria to Limerick city and Newcastle West. The role will involve supporting refugees on a daily basis to access services appropriately, and building capacity both in the new arrivals and in the receiving community as

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