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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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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...)

What’s Food Got to Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision

2014 ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision is based on a qualitative research study that was undertaken with the aim of gaining greater understanding of the lived reality and food... (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...)

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...)

Latest News

NOTICE: Nasc Walk In Service January Hours

5 January 2017

PLEASE NOTE – Nasc’s Walk In Service will be closed on Mondays for the month of January due to staffing shortages. The Walk In Service Opening Hours for the month of January are as follows: DAYAMPM MondayCLOSED AMCLOSED PM TuesdayCLOSED AMDoors open 2 PM WednesdayDoors open... more>>

Nasc’s Seasons Greetings and 2016 Year in Review

16 December 2016

Nasc has issued our annual Season’s Greeting and Year in Review for 2016. To get an update on Nasc’s work in 2016, please click here. This has been an incredibly difficult year for many refugees, asylum seekers and migrants throughout the world, and for those living here in Ireland. Nasc... more>>

Nasc concerned at impact of International Protection Act

16 December 2016

The Department of Justice has issued notices stating that the International Protection Act, 2015 will be officially commenced on 31st December 2016 (see here and here). Although Nasc broadly welcomed the introduction of the Single Application Procedure when the International Protection Bill was introduced... more>>

INIS announce Commencement of the International Protection Act 2015 on 31st December 2016

12 December 2016

INIS Announce Commencement of International Protection Act, 2015 NOTICE: The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) have announced that the International Protection Act, 2015 (2015 Act) will be commenced by the Tanáiste and Minister for Justice and Equality on 31st December 2016. Any applications... more>>

Take Action – how to support Nasc’s #SafePassage Campaign

6 December 2016

Take Action to support #SafePassage Take Action to Support #SafePassage to reunite families fleeing conflict Nasc’s Safe Passage Campaign is calling on the Irish Government to introduce a humanitarian admission programme to allow Irish residents, naturalised citizens and refugees to apply for... more>>

Press Release: Nasc hosts its annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser

5 December 2016

Sl‡áinte! Charity Agbanajelu, Susan Lewandowski, Michal Lewandowski and Aisha Barry from Nasc raise a glass at the publicity launch for the wine-tasting fundraiser in aid of Nasc Ireland, which takes place in the bar of the Everyman Theatre, Cork, from 6.30pm on Friday December 9. For details and tickets,... more>>