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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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Monday CLOSED 2 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Wednesday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Thursday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Friday CLOSED CLOSED

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, in association with the HSE and Tralee Family Resourse Centre are recruiting for a Community Worker

22 March 2017

Community Worker (2 part-time positions) Nasc, Ireland and TIRC, 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 week) and the second position... more>>

New endorsers for Nasc’s Safe Passage Campaign

16 March 2017

Nasc would like to thank Barnardos Ireland and Crosscare Migrant Project 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 in conflict zones to... more>>

Notice: Access to Nasc week of 13th March 2017

13 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Access to Nasc’s office is currently restricted due to circumstances beyond our control. If you are trying to access Nasc and the gates at the top or bottom of Ferry Lane are locked, we recommend coming back next week. We unfortunately cannot guarantee access to the office this week.... more>>

Renewal of SHAP Permissions

13 March 2017

Important notice for all holders of a residency permission under the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme (SHAP): INIS has now put in place a procedure for renewing SHAP residency permits. INIS is writing directly to the sponsor with application forms for renewal. These forms are not available on... more>>

Syrian Irish Culture Night

7 March 2017

Date:  Monday 13th March 2017 Time:  7:30 – 9:30 PM (doors open at 7 PM) Location: Nasc, Ferry Lane, Cork A sharing of traditional music from both cultures. Followed by tea and biscuits and opportunity to chat. This is a free event supporting cultural sharing and understanding. If you would like... more>>

Safe Passage Lobbying Workshop

3 March 2017

Safe Passage Lobbying Workshop 4th March 2017 WE NEED YOUR HELP! The absolute most important thing we need everyone to do right now to support Safe Passage is to visit or write a letter to your local politicians asking them to support the introduction of a humanitarian admission programme to reunite... more>>