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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: Closure of Walk In Service 27 June – 1 July 2016

31 May 2016

Nasc office closed 27 June – 1 July Please note: Nasc will be closing our Walk In Service for a week between 27 June to 1 July 2016.  If you have an urgent issue in relation to your case, please ensure you attend Walk In prior to the week of 27th June. We apologise for any inconvenience.   more>>

Walk In Their Shoes – Silent Walk to Mark World Refugee Day

20 May 2016

‘Walk In Their Shoes’ Silent Solidarity Walk to mark World Refugee Day 19th June 2016 3PM What would it feel like to walk in a refugee’s shoes, even for a few minutes? Nasc invites you to join us on a Silent Solidarity Walk to mark World Refugee Day 2016. This walk is being organised... more>>

Nasc is recruiting a Legal Intern

18 May 2016

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

Notice: Phone Lines Down

12 May 2016

Notice: To all those who wish to contact Nasc, we have continued to experience technical difficulties with our phones lines all week. All our lines are down at the moment.  We are hopeful that the problem will be sorted when the office reopens on Monday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have... more>>

NOTICE: Nasc office closed 9-13 May 2016

9 May 2016

Nasc office closed 9-13 May Please note:  Nasc’s office will be closed the week of 9th – 13th May for staff training and administrative maintenance. This includes our Legal Walk In Service. If you have an urgent issue in relation to your case, please ensure you attend Walk In prior to the... more>>

Migration and Protection must be priorities for new Government

6 May 2016

“Given the current humanitarian crisis, migration and protection must be priority issues for the new Programme for Government,” states Nasc CEO Fiona Finn. “After the debate in the Dáil last week about the refugee crisis in Europe, it is clear that the majority of TDs support Ireland... more>>