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Enable migrants and ethnic minorities to access justice and human rights and work to achieve a just, inclusive and equal society.

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Tuesday 9:30 AM 2 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM 2 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM CLOSED
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Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland

Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland 2018 Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland: Revisiting Irish Law, Policy and Practice is a ground-breaking examination of the two overlapping areas of immigration-related... (more...)

Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report

Nasc Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report 2017 Nasc has published a ‘Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report‘. This report is an audit of the Government’s progress... (more...)

Person or Number? 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection

2015 Person or Number 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection is a follow on to the 2012 report, Person or Number. Person or Number? 2 was jointly compiled by Nasc, Crosscare Migrant Project, FLAC, Doras... (more...)

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...)

Latest News

Notice: Update from INIS on second call for IHAP Programme

17 December 2018

    The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service have issues an update today that a second call for applications under the Irish Humanitarian Admissions Programme is due out on Thursday 20th of December and will run until 31st January 2019. New forms will issue. The INIS website notes: “Given... more>>

NOTICE: OFFICE CLOSURE OVER CHRISTMAS BREAK

13 December 2018

Please note:  Nasc’s office will be closed for the Christmas Break from Friday 21th December to Monday 7th January. The last day for the Walk In Service is 13th December 2018.  The Walk In Service will restart as normal when the office reopens on Monday 7th January. We apologise for any inconvenience... more>>

Minister Stanton launches new report on attitudes towards immigrants and refugees

12 December 2018

Yesterday Minister of State for Equality, Integration and Immigration David Stanton T.D., launched a new report by Social Change Initiative Immigration and Refugee Protection in Ireland in the AV Room.  The report has been produced by the Social Change Initiative based on nationally representative... more>>

Series of essays on direct provision issued by Nasc and UCC’s Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights to mark International Human Rights Day

10 December 2018

To mark International Human Rights Day, Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre and University College Cork’s Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCJHR) are releasing our “Beyond McMahon – Reflections on the Future of Asylum Reception in Ireland”. This publication – available... more>>

Dail Debate on Family Reunification Amendment Bill

4 December 2018

This Thursday (6th December), the International Protection (Family Reunification) (Amendement) Bill will be brought to the Dáil and TDs will vote on whether it should progress to the next stage (this is second stage and there are three more stages to go!). Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre,... more>>

Nasc’s Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser 7th December 2018

20 November 2018

Nasc will be hosting our Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Friday 7th December 2018, in conjunction with Crawford & Co. Where: Crawford & Co., Anglesea Street, Cork When: Friday 7th December at 6:30 PM Tickets are €25 and can be purchased through Eventbrite. Proceeds will go towards maintaining... more>>