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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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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

New Complaints Procedure Available for Asylum Seekers via the Ombudsman

11 April 2017

As of 4th April 2017, asylum seekers living in Direct Provision can now take a complaint to the Ombudsman or the Ombudsman for Children. Nasc has fought for many years for a more fair, objective and independent complaints procedure and the clarification of the Ombudsman’s remit over direct provision.... more>>

Nasc host Roma event to mark International Day of the Roma

4 April 2017

To mark the International Day of the Roma, Nasc will be hosting an event to promote the political and civic participation of the Roma community in Cork. The event will be held in Nasc’s event room on Ferry Lane, Cork this Friday 7th April from 11 AM to 4 PM. The event, called Roma Participate!, will... more>>

Roma Participate! One Stop Shop to mark International Day of the Roma

30 March 2017

Nasc will be hosting a Roma Participate! One Stop Shop to mark the International Day of the Roma on Friday 7th April. It will be an open day from 11 AM – 4 PM in Nasc’s Event Room. If you are a member of the Roma community living in Cork, and wish to Make Ireland Home, please join us. You... more>>

Good news for our clients and their families

29 March 2017

Our Legal Office Majo Rivas with Syrian family – Mohammed with his daughter, who has just arrived with her mother and younger sister. Mohammed has not seen his family in over 2 years. Finally some good news for some of our clients! Over the last month, we have had several positive decisions on... more>>

Nasc, in association with the HSE and Tralee International Resource Centre are recruiting for a Community Worker

22 March 2017

Community Worker (2 part-time positions) Nasc Ireland and Tralee International Resource Centre, in association with HSE Social Inclusion CHO 4 (Cork & Kerry), invite applications for 2 part-time positions as Community Worker (Refugee Supports). One position will be based in Cork City (22.5 hrs per... more>>

New endorsers for Nasc’s Safe Passage Campaign

16 March 2017

Nasc would like to thank Barnardos Ireland, Crosscare Migrant Project and ActionAid Ireland for officially endorsing our Safe Passage Campaign.  Their strong  support of our campaign to introduce a humanitarian admission programme shows how urgently it is needed to allow people to bring loved ones... more>>