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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 9:30am-12:00pm 2pm-4pm
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Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9:30am-12:00pm 2pm-4pm

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

Information on Residency Scheme for Long-Stayer Asylum Seekers (5+ years)

3 February 2016

Over the past few months Nasc has gotten a huge number of queries from long-stayers in direct provision seeking support in accessing residence. If you are contacting Nasc about your case, please have the following information available: Name: Address: Phone Number: Legacy Ref.: 69/ Person ID: Nationality: When... more>>

Nasc to host ‘Your Ireland, Your Vote’ Voter Registration Open Day

2 February 2016

Nasc will be hosting a ‘Your Ireland, Your Vote’ Voter Registration Open Day in Cork City Hall’s Millennium Hall on Monday 8th February 2016 from 12 PM – 4 PM. The event is a last chance for Irish citizens to register to vote in time for the upcoming General Election. “The event is open to... more>>

Voter Registration Open Day 8 February

2 February 2016

Are you an Irish or UK citizen? Are you 18 years or over? You can still register to vote in the General Election 2016! VOTER REGISTRATION OPEN DAY Monday 8th February 2016   12 PM – 4 PM Cork City Hall (Millennium Hall) Your Ireland, Your Vote! Last chance to register to vote!  A Garda will... more>>

General Election 2016: Essential Voter Information

28 January 2016

Your Ireland, Your Vote! With the General election drawing closer, it can be quite a confusing time for potential voters with so much election information to know. Because of this, Nasc would like to highlight some of the most relevant voter details. Why Should You Register to Vote? Voting in elections... more>>

Notice: Walk-in Service Closure

27 January 2016

Notice: Dear clients, Our walk-in legal service will be closed for the afternoon on Friday, January 29th. Please note that the Walk in Service will be opened on Friday morning from 9.30 am to 12.00 pm, but the afternoon session from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm will be closed. We apologise for any inconvenience... more>>

Proposed increase to allowance not enough to improve the lives of children in direct provision

5 January 2016

#timetoact The proposal being submitted to Cabinet today to increase the allowance to children in direct provision to €16.60 will not be enough to improve the lives of children living in direct provision. The proposed increase, reported in the Irish Times yesterday, falls short of the recommendation... more>>