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Adults in direct provision ‘to be allowed to work’

    Adults in direct provision will soon have access to the labour market, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. He said residents had been given access to the services of the Ombudsman and the Ombudsman for Children, which … Continue reading

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Men “propositioning” children in direct provision centres

The report found that children are “unhappy” about the length of their stays in the system with a number of children saying they have lived in the system since they were born. Many also feel they are stigmatised because of … Continue reading

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Ireland struggling to provide services for refugees

The Government is experiencing an “inability” to find accommodation to house people caught up in the mass migration crisis and providing them with the necessary services is emerging as a “very significant issue”. The Department of Justice’s Irish Refugee Protection … Continue reading

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Less than a third of promised 4,000 refugees settled here

Less than a third of the 4,000 refugees the Government promised to accept by the end of the 2017 have been resettled here, according to the most recent figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday. Elsewhere, charities have … Continue reading

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Asylum seekers insulted by allowance increase

An increase in the direct provision allowance to €21.60 a week for adults and children is “offensively minuscule” and shows “no understanding whatsoever” of the lives of those dependent on it, asylum seekers and several groups representing them have said. … Continue reading

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Islamic radicals in Ireland now number ‘100 or more’

Islamic extremists now number “100 or more” in Ireland, a leading Muslim cleric has warned. Shaykh Dr Muhammad Umar al-Qadri said he warned two years ago that extremism posed a problem to Ireland “but nobody listened”. Those warnings were laid … Continue reading

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Islamic terrorist who raised funds for jihadists used up to six identities

An Algeria-born convicted Islamic terrorist facing deportation from Ireland has used six different names since arriving here 20 years ago. The man, linked by French authorities to al-Qa’ida, used his own name and five aliases at various points, according to … Continue reading

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