Tag Archives: End Direct Provision

Solidarity with Direct Provision protest in Cahersiveen

By Colm McCarthy A campaign by Direct Provision (DP) residents of the Skellig Star Hotel in Cahersiveen County Kerry, which culminated in the hunger strike by the 32 adult residents, has forced the government to promise to move all residents out of the centre.  Intolerable conditions In March, Asylum seekers from four separate DP centres in Dublin were moved into ...

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Direct Provision = Institutionalised state racism

By Fiona Ryan Recent documents leaked from the Department of Justice exposed the rotten politics at the heart of the continued Direct Provision (DP) Asylum system. Despite minor reforms it remains one of the most restrictive in Europe. Officials claimed a recommended doubling of the weekly payment to asylum seekers from €21.60 to €40.85 would create the “most generous” system ...

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