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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

Nasc welcomes introduction of humanitarian admission programme for refugee families

14 November 2017

Nasc welcomes the statement made by Minister Charlie Flanagan and Minister of State David Stanton this afternoon of the introduction of the new Family Reunification Humanitarian Admission Programme (FRHAP), as part of the Government’s commitments under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP). “Nasc... more>>

Register to vote!

14 November 2017

Don’t forget! The deadline for the voting register is 25th November 2017. If you are aged 18 or over on 15th February 2018, remember to check the draft register to ensure your details are correct. If you are not registered or need to amend your details, you can do so by following the link here to download... more>>

Nasc awaits announcement from Minister for Justice on ‘family reunification scheme’

14 November 2017

For immediate release Nasc is eagerly awaiting an announcement from the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan outlining details of a new ‘family reunification scheme’, which he is reportedly bringing to Cabinet today. This morning on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, it was announced that the Minister would... more>>

Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition launch new policy paper

24 October 2017

The Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition have released a new report entitled Pathways to Protection and Inclusion, Ireland’s role in global refugee protection and migration movements. The report sets out some of the major changes in the area of migration and asylum since 2016 from an International,... more>>

Nasc & HSE recruiting Principal Clinical Psychologist Specialist (Refugee Supports)

9 October 2017

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, in association with the HSE Social Inclusion Cork/Kerry Community Healthcare Social Inclusion Service invites applications for the position of Principal Clinical Psychologist Specialist (Refugee Supports). This position is a one-year fixed term contract, 4 days... more>>

Help! Seeking donation of laptop for young asylum seeker

5 October 2017

A young asylum seeker we are working with is looking for a laptop to help him with his college work. If you have a spare laptop you are no longer using, please consider donating it! Please ring (021) 450 3462 or email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks! –... more>>