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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

‘Pilot Support Scheme’ for asylum seekers

23 August 2016

With the leaving certificate results just out, we are seeing an increase in questions about access to third level education for asylum seekers. The Department of Education has set up a ‘Pilot Support Scheme’ for asylum seekers who are living in direct provision, who have been in the Irish... more>>

Nasc Ireland is recruiting a Legal Intern (4 days per week / 30 hours)

8 August 2016

Nasc is recruiting a Legal Intern Nasc is an independent human rights organisation based in Cork City. We link migrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society. Reporting to a Legal Officer, the legal intern... more>>

NOTICE: August Walk In Service Closures

5 August 2016

Nasc Walk In Service August Closures Please note: Nasc’s Walk In Service will be closed for FOR THE MORNING on 19th August and for the week beginning 29th August to 2nd September. If you have an urgent issue in relation to your case, please ensure you attend Walk In prior to those dates. We apologise... more>>

Nasc host ‘one stop shop’ event to discuss impact of ‘Brexit’ and promote participation of migrants

18 July 2016

Cork Participate! One Stop Shop Event 27th July 6-8PM, St Peters Cork For immediate release 18 July 2016 Nasc are hosting a unique ‘One Stop Shop’ event in collaboration with organisations throughout the city, to promote greater participation and integration of migrant communities in Cork, and to... more>>

Cork Participate! Event 27th July 2016

8 July 2016

Cork Participate! Event 27th July 6-8pm in St Peters Cork SAVE THE DATE:  Cork Participate! Make Ireland Home One Stop Shop Active Citizenship Event Wednesday 27th July 2016 6 PM – 8 PM St. Peter’s Cork, North Main Street Are you a migrant living in Cork?  Do you want to make Ireland home? Find... more>>

Notice to UK citizens on UK EU Referendum (Brexit)

24 June 2016

We’ve had some queries from anxious UK citizens in Ireland wondering what the immediate impact of the referendum will be for them. UK citizens living in Ireland who are concerned as to what the ‘Brexit Referendum’ means for them and their family members should be aware that as of now the UK is... more>>