Life, News

What is Direct Provision and why must it end?

Trinity PBP and TCDSU came together to host founding member of United Against Racism, Memet Uludag, to speak about why the Direct Provision scheme in Ireland must be abolished.

This Thursday, March 9, saw a discussion entitled “Direct Provision- Why It Must End” being held in a spacious seminar room in Áras an Phiarsaigh. The event was a collaborative one between Trinity People Before Profit and TCDSU. The sole

News

DCU to award scholarships to refugees and asylum seekers from September 2017

The scholarships will be provided at undergraduate and postgraduate level

NEWS

Dublin City University (DCU) is set to introduce fifteen academic scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers from September 2017 onwards. The scholarships will be provided at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

With the establishment of this programme, DCU will become …

Comment, Editorial

If we are concerned about our society’s future, now is the time to act

Caught between the plight on either side of the Atlantic, the direction Ireland decides to take when it comes to immigration policy needs to be kept in focus

OP-ED
“We cannot polish DP – we have to end it.”
-Lassane Ouedraogo, Africa House.

By now, those of us outside the Irish immigration system are slowly beginning to become aware of its shortcomings. TN has talked to the Irish Refugee

Comment

Ireland Welcomes?

Orlaith Darling argues that Ireland should be more welcoming to asylum seekers

COMMENT
Of late, there have been several campaigns focusing our attention on the plight of the refugee. TN recently published an article on the horrors of Calais, and the deplorable conditions daily faced by families and individuals there. From such articles,

News

Asylum Seeker Star-Student granted place at Trinity

Department of Education and Skills have reversed legislation in order to allow asylum seekers to receive third-level grants

NEWS

Trinity student and asylum seeker Nadezda (Nadia) Prochukham will be returning to second year after securing donations from anonymous sources.

The 20-year-old hit national headlines in 2014 when she achieved 615 points in the Leaving Cert but was refused government …

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