Tag: asylum

The End of the Nursing Home-Asylum Centre Controversy, or Just the Beginning?

Sunday, the Junior Minister for Older People, Mary Butler, called for a ban on the controversial trend of Irish nursing homes being closed only to subsequently house asylum seekers. Just last week, this publication's investigation into cases of elderly Irish...

/ 29/11/2022

East Wall: Sinn Féin Grassroots Break Ranks on Asylum

For the second night in the past week, East Wall residents rallied to protest the planting of an asylum centre in the former ESB Building by an overstretched Department of Equality. Numbering north of 300 at its peak, the crowd...

/ 21/11/2022

East Wall: Dublin Working Class Turns Against Asylum Racket

Men, women and children from East Wall, Ballybough and North Strand gathered in their hundreds to protest outside the nearby Old ESB offices on East Wall Road today, which has been transformed, literally overnight, into a military style barracks for...

/ 19/11/2022

Asylum Standoff in East Wall

This evening locals have reported the new arrival of young male asylum seekers into a former ESB office block situated on East Wall Road in Dublin. Shortly after the arrival of a full bus of asylum seekers mattresses were seen...

/ 18/11/2022

USI Waste Student Time on Asylum Crusade

Judging by this recent RTE report, USI’s recent housing protest was impressive in terms of quantity, if not quality. As the crowds that gathered at Trinity’s Dining Hall Steps, where they were addressed by student union leaders and senior academics,...

/ 26/10/2022

The Irish Families Displaced by Asylum Surge: The Burkean Interviews

This is the first of a series of exposés on the effect of the establishment's mass-asylum policy on the most vulnerable groups in Irish society. The last few years have not been the best for the Irish housing system. With...

/ 29/09/2022

Will London Move to Close Dublin Backdoor for Albanian Migrants?

Fresh eyes are being drawn to clandestine people smuggling operations to the UK by way of Dublin, with the Telegraph mapping out the process for their British audience. Advertised extensively over TikTok and substantially less than through the English Channel...

/ 30/08/2022

Tension in Finglas Over New Asylum Centre

The ongoing arrival of 220 male asylum seekers at an abandoned retail unit in Finglas yesterday was met with local opposition further underlining the faltering international protection system bleeding onto the mainstream. Primarily non-Ukrainians, approximately 70 asylum seekers were placed...

/ 18/08/2022

Plans to Abolish Direct Provision Postponed Due to Asylum Crisis

The drastic jump in asylum numbers from the Ukraine and further afield has put the kibosh on idealistic plans to phase out Direct Provision, according to snooping by the Business Post. Long sought after and greenlighted in the Programme for...

/ 11/08/2022

Ireland Ends Interview Process for Refugees

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Somalia & Eritrea are being granted refugee status in Ireland without requiring any interview process. Can you guess the country of origin for the largest group seeking asylum in Ireland currently? As part of the International...

/ 29/07/2022