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Public meeting on racism, borders, and refugees

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The distressing scenes recently of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, the European response to the migrant crisis, and questions about Ireland's Direct Provision system, have raised serious questions around racism, borders, and political responses.

Galway to mark World Refugee Day

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World Refugee Day takes place tomorrow, Tuesday June 20, and will be marked in Galway on with a series of events including talks, an information stand, and a music and food afternoon.

Refugee families to be resettled in Athlone

 

How to deal with the refugee crisis in the age of Trump

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Building a wall along the Mexican-American border; banning people from a number of Muslim majority countries from entering the US; 'Fortress Europe' against the needs of Syrian civilians fleeing war - the last two years have seen opinion turn against immigrants.

Syrian refugee family met by protest outside Castlebar home

A protest was staged on Wednesday outside the offices of Mayo County Council in Castlebar over the housing of a Syrian refugee family in a local authority estate in Castlebar.

Mayo has a strong history of assisting refugees

In only a matter of days, the first of 86 weary, desperate, human beings will arrive in Mayo as refugees from war ravaged Syria. That figure is made up of 20 families, of which sadly, more than 40 are young children forced to live a life that no child should ever know. They are escaping a complex war being fought by President Bashar al-Assad's government, Syrian rebel groups, ISIL, and foreign allies on both sides. That Mayo is one of only eight counties taking part in this resettlement programme should come as no surprise. Our county's history of reaching out to and accommodating suffering populations is a trait of which we can be proud.

Ireland should take up to 10,000 Syrian refugees - and not be politicking, says Healy-Eames

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Ireland should be prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, with each parish in the State being willing to accommodate five families each, according to Independent Galway West Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.

Moate Humanitarian Refugee Appeal

A group has been set up in Moate to help collect items to help the refugee crisis currently unfolding in Europe, called Moate Humanitarian Refugee Appeal.

Ireland should take up to 10,000 Syrian refugees - Healy-Eames

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Ireland should be prepared to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, with each parish in the State being willing to accommodate five families each, according to Independent Galway West Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames.

NUI Galway law school director appointed to Government working group

Dr Ciara Smyth, Director of the Doctoral Programme in the School of Law, NUI Galway, has been appointed to the government’s Working Group on Asylum.

 

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