Forgotten at the Gates of Europe

JRS Europe publish new report, Forgotten at the Gates of Europe - Ongoing Protection Concerns at the EU's External Border, highlighting the human rights emergency at the gates of Europe.

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Balseskin Open Day

PRESS RELEASE: Balseskin Open Day showcases the Fáilte Project, an innovative health and wellbeing initiative for asylum seekers. 

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We are the Original Boat People

Former JRS Ireland Council Chair, Fr Tony O'Riordan, has begun a new ministry as the Project Director of Jesuit Refugee Service operations in Maban County, South Sudan. 

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Towards the Global Compacts

In an effort to contribute to the global compacts on refugees and migrants, the Vatican has published a comprehensive, 20-point action plan for governments entitled Responding to Refugees and Migrants: Twenty Action Points.

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#Do1Thing

JRS has launched a campaign, called #Do1Thing, to show what individuals are doing to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate refugees in their communities.

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Vacancy: Project Worker (Direct Provision)

Picture depicting the logo of the Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland.JRS Ireland is now seeking to recruit for the role of Project Worker. 

This is a full time role (35 hours per week) principally based in the Dublin area but with travel throughout Ireland required.  Initial contract is for 24 months with renewal subject to funding and performance.

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2018 Intercultural & Interfaith Calendar

Image depicting Rohingya families arriving at a UNHCR transit centre near the village of Anjuman Para, Cox’s Bazar, south-east Bangladesh. The 2018 JRS Ireland Intercultural & Interfaith Calendar is now available.

A fantastic resouce for teachers and anyone wishing to celebrate diversity in Ireland, this year's theme echoes the message of Pope Francis on World Day of Migrants and Refugees: Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees.

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THANK YOU

Picture with the words "Thank You" appearing in multiple languages. JRS Ireland would like to acknowledge the heartfelt generosity and goodwill of the Irish public for supporting the 2017 Christmas Toy Appeal. 

Over 1,200 presents were delivered to children living in Direct Provision this Christmas. 

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2017 Christmas Toy Appeal

Picture of present wrapped in old fashioned wrapping papper. Every child deserves a present at Christmas.

Please help give a special gift to children living in Direct Provision throughout Ireland by supporting the JRS Ireland Christmas Toy Appeal. The 2017 Toy Appeal will run from Wednesday 15th November to Thursday 14th December. 

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Pathways to Protection and Inclusion

Logo of the Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition The Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition today (24th October 2017) launched a new policy report Pathways to Protection and Inclusion: Ireland's Role in Global Refugee Protection and Migration Movements.

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