A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
In addition to seeking the injunction Vincent O'Donoghue seeks a declaration from the High Court that the proposed sale is contrary to the common good and is unlawful.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Almost half of those subject to racism in housing estates are children while the majority of victims are of black African descent, a new study shows.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
The Naval Service is gearing up to save even more migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea this year as refugees pour into Libya from Middle East war zones following Turkey’s promise to cut people-smuggling operations across the Aegean into Greece.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
Members of the public, and perhaps people facing deportation, are being targeted by a sophisticated telephone scam that extracts money.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
The Immigrant Council of Ireland claims organised crime gangs are running an international sex trafficking network stretching from Nigeria and Cameroon to Ireland — making them an estimated €600,000 per day.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) has asked the Taoiseach to extend the Irish Naval Service’s humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean into the winter months.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Firm deadlines and resources must be given in the Government’s action plan to combat human trafficking.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
Ireland’s failings in tackling human trafficking will be exposed when a major report is published this afternoon.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Gardaí, immigration and public-service workers should undergo anti-racism and diversity training, according to the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI).
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Pimps and prostitutes are moving into the border counties of the Republic of Ireland as a crackdown on the sex trade in Northern Ireland comes into force, campaigners have warned.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
New figures show 30 prosecutions were taken in the last two years in relation to the trafficking of children for the purposes of sexual exploitation.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
The number of reports of alleged racism received by the Immigrant Council of Ireland rose by 51% this year compared to 2013.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
Women and girls trafficked into Ireland for sex are “raped on a daily basis” and find it very difficult to escape or get help.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
A novel, awareness-raising campaign had unsuspecting users of a matchmaking mobile app thinking twice about the dark side of the dating game after they chanced upon on photographs of women trafficked into the sex trade.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
Young men tempted to go to a prostitute may get a shock reminder of the reality of sex trafficking when they are out drinking with friends.
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
Focus Ireland founder Sr Stanislaus Kennedy realised she had to slow down after she was hit by a virus. But she doesn’t find being mindful easy.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014
Immigrant support groups have called for the lifting of a ban on political canvassing in direct provision centres.
Wed, 14 May, 2014
Fast food delivery workers have been subjected to racist attacks which threaten the industry, it has been reported, with fears that delivery services could be suspended in some areas of Dublin as a result.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
There has been a massive spike in reported racist incidents — including a petrol bomb attack and one incident where a boy, aged 9, was assaulted by a 30-year-old man — since the start of the year.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has called on the Gardaí to investigate a Facebook page accused of being anti-Muslim.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2014
A migrant advocacy group has warned that Irish children are becoming increasingly racist, as figures show almost one in every five cases of racial abuse is perpetrated by under 18s.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2013
Pimps are pocketing millions of euro from trafficking and prostitution while politicians consider changing the law, it was claimed.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Pimps are pocketing millions of euro from trafficking and prostitution while politicians consider changing the law, it is claimed.
Sun, 08 Sep, 2013
Racist incidents are being reported at a rate of eight per week, according to a new survey by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, which claimed there has been a surge in cases this summer.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2013
GOOD lawyers don’t look for popularity in the cases they take but even Kevin Feeney must have wondered how he got landed with one particular brief which looked like it could only put him in a lose-lose situation.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
Immigrants living here are not reporting incidents of domestic violence out of fear that it will impact on their ability to stay in the country, the Immigrant Council of Ireland has said.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has said that people are being left open to threats, abuse and violence - due to a shortfall in the law.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013
Terrified victims of domestic violence are not coming forward because of Ireland’s immigration laws, it was claimed.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013
Ireland has one of Europe’s lowest rates of granting citizenship to immigrants due to the convoluted process which applicants must go through, research has found.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland received reports of 50 racist incidents against immigrants, including seven of physical violence, in just 10 weeks, it has confirmed.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
There have been many banking scandals in Ireland through the years but after the initial outrage, nothing ever really changes, says Michael Clifford.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
Ireland is a “destination, source, and transit country” for sex trafficking and forced labour, according to the US government.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has welcomed proposals to reform the current prohibition on non-Irish citizens from jury service.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2013
Black Africans are four times more likely to be out of work than white Irish-born citizens, it has emerged.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
History is being made with the retirement of the last county engineer in the country — or as he put it himself, “The last of the Mohicans” .
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
The chance to end a sex trade which places 1,000 women for sale on the internet has arrived, writes Denise Charlton
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Vulnerable immigrants were left without an independent voice when the Ombudsman’s office was not opened to them, campaigners have claimed.
Sun, 28 Oct, 2012
The president of the High Court has cut the €480 per hour fees sought by the administrator of insurance company Icarom plc and also cut the average €330 hourly fees for his staff after noting “a great deal of public disquiet at the level of fees charged for this type of work”.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012
One serious racist incident is reported every week, new figures show.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
A mentoring programme has been set up for secondary school students from migrant backgrounds.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) has condemned remarks made today by the Mayor of Naas, Cllr. Darren Scully.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2011
BLACK bus drivers have been urinated on and some foreign nationals working in Dublin are subjected to daily racial taunting, according to a report.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011