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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 & 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 info@nascireland.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks! –... more>>

For immediate release: Nasc to host event to promote migrant participation in Midleton

4 October 2017

Midleton Participate! Saturday 7th October Nasc will be hosting a Participate event in My Place, Midleton, Co. Cork on Saturday 7th October 2017 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Stanton will be opening the event. The event forms part of Nasc’s ‘Participate’... more>>

Nasc are recruiting a Legal Information Officer (Part-Time)

28 September 2017

Job Title: Legal Information Officer Location: Nasc, Cork City, Ireland Salary: €32,000 p/a pro rata Terms and conditions of employment: 22.5 hours per week. Three year fixed-term contract (subject to funding). Starting date: 27th November 2017 OVERVIEW OF ORGANISATION: Nasc is the Irish word for “link”.... more>>

For immediate release: Nasc welcomes important debate on Safe Passage in Dáil tonight

28 September 2017

This evening, Thursday 28th September, there will be an important debate in the Dáil on the Refugee Crisis during Private Members Time. The debate is concerned with a Report published by the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Justice and Equality last February. Nasc CEO Fiona Finn states, “Nasc have long... more>>

Take Action Now for Safe Passage!

27 September 2017

Dail Debate 28th September 2017 Tomorrow (Thursday) evening, there will be an important debate in the Dail on the Refugee Crisis during Private Members Time. As you know, Nasc have long called for the introduction of a humanitarian admission scheme – SAFE PASSAGE – to give people living here... more>>