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Enabling migrants to access justice and human rights and to work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society.

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Tuesday 9:30am-12:30pm 2pm-4pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9:30am-12:30pm 2pm-4pm

Nasc launches ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It?’ report

Last evening, Nasc launched the report ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision’, written by Keelin Barry. The report was launched by John McKenna, food critic and author of the... (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...)

Report shows immigrant residents face routine discrimination when accessing social protection

Irish human rights organisations have come together to compile a report that examines the barriers experienced by immigrant residents of Ireland when they apply for social protection. The report was launched by Minister for Social Protection,... (more...)

Latest News

Great Results for clients from the Legal Clinic

29 August 2014

News from the Legal Clinic The legal service continued to receive positive outcomes for our clients in a variety of complex cases throughout August. Positive decisions were reached in four cases based on the Zambrano judgement and residency was granted to the non-EEA parents of Irish citizen children... more>>

#EverydayRacism – 30 Days of Action against racism

28 August 2014

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre are launching an anti-racism social media campaign for the month of September. The campaign ‘#EverydayRacism – 30 Days of Action’ will begin on Monday 1st September and run until the end of the month. As part of the 30 Days of Action, Nasc will be using... more>>

Nasc staff present at International Foster Care Organisation Conference

27 August 2014

Fiona Hurley Nasc’s Fiona Hurley and Susan Mackey attended and presented at the 2014 European Conference organised by the International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) today. The three day conference (August 26th – 29th),  hosted at the Waterford Institute of Technology, is on “Ensuring... more>>

Nasc are recruiting a legal intern

26 August 2014

Nasc, The Irish Immigrant Support Centre is recruiting: A Legal Intern (4 days per week / 30 hours) This is an unpaid internship. Nasc is an independent human rights organisation. We link immigrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure a just,... more>>

INIS notice on Student Probationary Extension

26 August 2014

INIS have published information for people who were given a residency permission under the Student Probationary Extension. It includes details of what they will be required to do to renew their permission.  For more information, please visit the INIS website.  If you have any questions regarding the... more>>

Innovative Youth Internship Program launched by Nasc, CEIA and Atlantic philanthropies

25 August 2014

Back L – R : Boris Iduhayeneza (participant), Daniel O’ Riordan (CIT student), Billy Burke-McCarthy (UCC Student) Front L – R : Brenda Cooper (CEIA), Samsom Mehari (participant), Marcus Fitzgibbon (participant), Audrey Burke-McCarthy (MotivAction), Dr Eamon Conolly (CEIA) Last week marked... more>>