Refugees

JRS intercultural calendar 2016

December 21, 2015

The 2016 JRS Ireland Intercultural & Interfaith Calendar is now on sale. It is an important resource for teachers and anyone wishing to celebrate or raise awareness of diversity in...

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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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Jesuit response to refugee crisis

September 14, 2015

Across Europe and in Ireland the Jesuit Refugee Service is working, through advocacy, accompaniment and humanitarian aid, to address the current refugee crisis.

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Doing all one can

May 20, 2015

Fr Bernard Arputhasamy SJ, who is getting medical treatment in Ireland at present, is the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Jordan. The work is never-ending, and one has...

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Gerry Clarke SJ

video November 25, 2014

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Denied their right to childhood

June 27, 2014

The Jesuit Refugee Service in Ireland has one again called on the government to show leadership “by doubling its existing commitment and offering refuge in Ireland to a minimum of...

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World Day of Migrants

January 13, 2009

‘Floods of refugees’, ‘waves of migrants’, ‘immigration flow’… In an incisive article for World Day of Migrants and Refugees (18 January), Eugene Quinn, director of JRS Ireland, identifies a dehumanising...

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