In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland

2013 In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland: Addressing the Structural Discrimination of the Roma Community in Ireland is a comprehensive and groundbreaking examination of the discrimination the Roma community experiences living in Ireland.... (more...)

Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork

2012 Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork was compiled by our Racist Reporting Office Simon Prim based on Nasc’s racist reporting mechanism, a third party mechanism designed to give victims and witnesses the opportunity to report... (more...)

Racism: Don’t be a victim. REPORT.

Have you ever experienced racist abuse or witnessed a racist incident? If you can answer “yes” to any of the questions on the poster to the left, we would like to hear from you. Click here or on the poster to learn how to report... (more...)

Report shows immigrant residents face routine discrimination when accessing social protection

Irish human rights organisations have come together to compile a report that examines the barriers experienced by immigrant residents of Ireland when they apply for social protection. The report was launched by Minister for Social Protection,... (more...)

Latest News

Notice: Nasc Legal Service closed Friday 18th Afternoon

17 April 2014

NOTICE: Please be advised that Nasc’s legal walk in service that usually operates all day tomorrow the 18th of April, will now be closed for the afternoon session from 12pm. The morning session will run as normal. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The service will resume on Tuesday the... more>>


16 April 2014

Nasc would like to highlight to our clients that there have been some updates from the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS): 1. EU Treaty Rights Under EU Treaty Rights, there has been a slight change to its documentary requirements. From the 16th of April 2014, only certain original documents... more>>

Nasc are recruiting a legal intern

16 April 2014

Nasc, The Irish Immigrant Support Centre is recruiting: A Legal Intern (4 days per week / 30 hours) This is an unpaid internship. Nasc is an independent human rights organisation. We link immigrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure a just,... more>>

Nasc Marks International Day of the Roma

8 April 2014

April 8th signifies the International Day of the Roma, which is an opportunity to  celebrate the Rom a- Europe’s largest ethnic minority group – and their rich culture and traditions. It is also an opportunity to reflect upon and highlight the persecution and discrimination that Roma... more>>

Nasc host Cork launch of Roma – One People, Many Lives

8 April 2014

Nasc is pleased to announce the opening of a photo exhibition that challenges stereotypes of the Roma Community in Ireland. Roma – One People, Many Lives will be launched in Cork on Monday 14th April 2014 at 6PM in Cork City Library, Grand Parade. The exhibition will be opened by Minister Kathleen... more>>

Join our Migrant Speakers List

3 April 2014

Nasc are in the process of setting up a migrant speakers list, where people who are interested in speaking to the media or giving public presentations on issues relating to migrants’ rights can sign up to be contacted. We get a significant amount of media and other queries looking for speakers and... more>>