asylum seekers

Asylum seekers sleeping on hotel floors

June 13, 2022

Eugene Quinn of JRS Ireland says the hotel conditions for asylum seekers here resembles a "humanitarian disaster".

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Forty years of service

November 13, 2020

The Jesuit Refugee Service marks 40 years of accompanying, serving, and advocating for asylum seekers, refugees, and the forcibly displaced

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Academic success for asylum seeker

May 26, 2020

Fr Kevin O’Higgins SJ, Director of JUST in Ballymun, reports on the PhD graduation of an asylum seeker who has also been awarded a lecturer position

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JRS launches Covid-19 helpline

May 22, 2020

A helpline to assist asylum seekers during the Covid-19 crisis has been launched by the Jesuit Refugee Service

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Call for generosity at reception centre

May 31, 2018

Judge calls for government to be generous with asylum seekers in their right to work, at JRS event in Balseskin Reception Centre

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Ireland must do more for migrants

October 24, 2017

The Irish Jesuit Refugee Service, as part of the Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition, has released a new report entitled 'Pathways to Protection and Inclusion'

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A safe space for asylum seekers

September 13, 2017

There's been a very positive response from asylum seekers to Seomra Fáilte, a multi-purpose resource centre where they can adapt to their new surroundings

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‘Make Ireland safe haven for migrants’ says JRS

December 7, 2015

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to intensify efforts to bring 4,000 persons in need of protection to Ireland and make the country a safe haven for migrants.

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Pass the bill, urges JRS

June 30, 2015

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to honour the promise of fundamental reform of the asylum seeking process.

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