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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.

Drop-in Legal Clinic Opening Hours

Monday 9:00am CLOSED
Tuesday 9:00am 2pm-4pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9:00am 2pm-4pm

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 is seeking Campaigns and Communications Intern

29 April 2016

Volunteer with us! Nasc is recruiting a Campaigns and Communications Intern (Volunteer) Nasc Ireland is an independent human rights organisation. Nasc is the Irish word for ‘link’ – we link migrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure... more>>

NOTICE: Nasc office closed 9-13 May 2016

28 April 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>>

Nasc is recruiting for a Full Time Legal Officer

25 April 2016

Nasc is recruiting We are recruiting for  a  Legal Officer to assist in the day to day running of Nasc’s Legal Service. The role includes supporting, advocating for, referring and advising clients on a one-to-one basis on a range of immigration and protection issues. The Legal Office will work as... more>>

NOTICE: Translation / Interpretive and Sign Language Services

8 April 2016

The Department of Social Protection would like users to know that they can avail of translation and interpretation services when accessing Social Welfare Offices. If you require these services, you must contact your local or branch office. For further information regarding the particular services they... more>>

Notice: Walk-In Service Closure

6 April 2016

Notice:   Dear clients, Our walk-in legal service will be closed for the day on Friday, April 22nd. Please note that the Walk in Service will be opened on Monday and Tuesday, the 18th and 19th of April and will resume as normal the following week. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may... more>>

Nasc profoundly concerned at EU-Turkey Deal

22 March 2016

Nasc is profoundly concerned at the focus on punitive measures as opposed to positive and proactive responses in the EU-Turkey Deal, which was agreed by the European Council on 17th-18th March 2016 and presented to much criticism to TDs in the Dáil this morning. “This agreement is – at best... more>>