JRS Ireland Budget 2019 Statement

JRS Ireland today (9th October 2018) issued a statement welcoming the announcement in Budget 2019 to increase the Direct Provision weekly allowance payments.

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Belonging to Limerick

Press Release: Limerick Integration Working Group launches its third integration strategy for Limerick City and County Council, entitled Belonging to Limerick.

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Sharing Responsibility, Saving Lives

Press Release: Ireland can and should do more in responding to the EU Refugee Crisis. A new JRS Ireland report launched in Milltown today (22nd June 2018), Sharing Responsibility, Saving Lives critically analyses Ireland and the EU responses to the Refugee Crisis between September 2015 and December 2017. 

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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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