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 System Is Damned! Explosive New Report Findings

This Month Saw Two Damning Reports from The Houses of Oireachtas Joint Committee of Public Service Oversight and Petitions and The Health Information and Quality Authority on The Direct Provision System* in Ireland. Both reports come at a particularly crucial and important time for the system as Aodhan O Riordain, Minister of State for Equality, [...]

2020-09-04T09:09:54+00:00May 29th, 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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