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Nasc Mission Statement

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 CLOSED
Wednesday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Thursday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Friday CLOSED CLOSED

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: Closure over Christmas Break

5 December 2017

Nasc will be closed for the Christmas break starting at 1 PM Wednesday 20th December.  The office will re-open on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. PLEASE NOTE – The last Walk In Service before the Christmas break will be THURSDAY 14th DECEMBER.  The Walk In Service will resume as normal when the office... more>>

Nasc welcomes announcement from Minister on right to work for asylum seekers

22 November 2017

Nasc warmly welcomes the announcement made last night that the Government will be opting in the Recast Reception Conditions Directive (2013/33/EU) in order to provide access to the labour market for asylum seekers. “Nasc has long called for Ireland to opt in to this Directive, to bring Ireland’s... more>>

Nasc awaiting announcement on right to work for asylum seekers

21 November 2017

Nasc are awaiting an announcement from Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan on the Government’s proposal to extend the right to work to asylum seekers, which is due following the Cabinet meeting today. “While we do not yet know the details of the proposals the Minister is bringing to Cabinet this... more>>

NEW: Help! Seeking donation of laptop for asylum seeker

20 November 2017

An asylum seeker we are working with is looking for a laptop to help her with her college work. If you have a spare laptop you are no longer using or know someone who does, please consider donating it and putting it to good use! Please ring (021) 450 3462 or email info@nascireland.org and we will get... more>>

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>>