Minister for Justice Publishes International Protection Bill 2015

The principal purpose of the International Protection Bill 2015 is to reform the system for determining applications for international protection (also known as asylum) in Ireland through the introduction of a single application procedure. On the 19th of November 2015 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD published the text of the International [...]

2020-09-03T15:42:58+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Immigration Law|

Direct Provision ‘A Severe Violation of Human Rights’

United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Third Periodic Report on Ireland The Irish Government was examined by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the 8th and 9th of June in Geneva. The UN Committee comprises of a group of 18 independent international experts, who examined the Irish [...]

2020-09-03T15:55:31+00:00June 12th, 2015|Immigration Law|

Direct Provision: Lunacy Has Taken Over the Asylum System

The Direct Provision system in Ireland to accommodate asylum seekers is now 15 years old. Immigration and Refugee Law Solicitor, Carol Sinnott, reveals her own personal experiences of quite shocking and intolerable conditions within the system. It is a remarkable system and  I have visited almost every hostel at this point over the years in [...]

2020-09-04T09:18:38+00:00April 1st, 2015|Immigration Law|
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