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Flashback - McDowell - "There is a Major problem with fraudulent asylum seeking here"

Flashback - McDowell - "There is a Major problem with fraudulent asylum seeking here"

Michael McDowell - "There is a Major problem with fraudulent asylum seeking here" Speaking at an Oireachtas debate on Wednesday 18 May 2005 (Select Committee on Justice and Equality) the then Justice Minister Michael McDowell said the committee .. "have no idea whatsoever of the complete rubbish in the
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Westmeath - Direct Provision Centre opens in  Kinnegad, "numerous incidents reported"

Westmeath - Direct Provision Centre opens in Kinnegad, "numerous incidents reported"

A Direct Provision Centre for Asylum Seekers has opened in Kinnegad. It is understood 150 Men arrived at Harry's Hotel over the weekend amid a surge in the number of people claiming asylum in Ireland. Writing on social media Local Councillor Denis Leonard said that people felt -
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Letters : In 2018 , the State stopped publishing detailed monthly reports on Direct Provision after 14 years . WHY ?

Letters : In 2018 , the State stopped publishing detailed monthly reports on Direct Provision after 14 years . WHY ?

From 2004 - Nov 2018 , the Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) at the Department of Justice had published detailed Monthly reports on Direct Provision and Asylum in Ireland - (Link to RIA archive ) These reports detailed everything including the list of accommodation centres
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Letters : Rural Areas worried about Tourism impact of using Hotels for refugees instead of tourists

Letters : Rural Areas worried about Tourism impact of using Hotels for refugees instead of tourists

A number of Rural Business Owners have expressed concern that the use of Hotels for refugees instead of tourists will hit the tourism trade hard and have a negative impact on the local business community . In County Kerry , one of Ireland's most popular Tourist Destinations , Five
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Justice Minister says her home too remote for refugee but others should "give up property" without force

Justice Minister says her home too remote for refugee but others should "give up property" without force

The Justice Minister Helen McEntee has expressed doubt about offering a room in her County Meath Home to a Ukrainian Refugee . Speaking to the Irish Independent , Minister McEntee said her home is .. "miles from anywhere. You can’t really walk anywhere" , and the refugee might
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Listen: Tipperary woman who welcomed refugee says home was used for prostitution

Listen: Tipperary woman who welcomed refugee says home was used for prostitution

Speaking to Tipp FM radio on Tuesday , a Tipperary woman named Helen says her home was used as a base for prostitution by a Ukrainian refugee . Helen explained that she met the Ukrainian woman who had a 7 year old child in an online group
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Letters: I'm Sorry but we just can't cope with 200,000 refugees

Letters: I'm Sorry but we just can't cope with 200,000 refugees

If we lived in a perfect world , where our little Country had lots of Houses , a decent Health System and plenty of School Places then things might be different . But right now , our Country is collapsing . We have homeless people dying on the
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Asylum surge : 78 centres accommodating 8,792 asylum seekers in operation accross Ireland

Asylum surge : 78 centres accommodating 8,792 asylum seekers in operation accross Ireland

The 4 Star Red Cow Moran Hotel now operating as Dublin's largest Asylum Accommodation Centre Figures released by the government show there are currently 8,792 asylum seekers living in 78 accommodation centres accross Ireland . The figures were compiled as of 13 Feb and are Not
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Afghan child killer suspect arrived in UK on Migrant Boat claiming to be refugee

Afghan child killer suspect arrived in UK on Migrant Boat claiming to be refugee

An Afghan man (Rasuili Zubaidullah) who is wanted in Austria on suspicion of the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl arrived in the UK claiming to be a refugee . The suspected killer and rapist arrived in Kent on July 18 on one of the migrant boats
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Should Wealthy areas of Dublin take their fair share of refugees and asylum seekers

Should Wealthy areas of Dublin take their fair share of refugees and asylum seekers

With the recent announcement by Government that it will take in hundreds of Afghan migrants under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme , cancel deportation orders on failed Afghan Asylum Seekers here and prioritise family reunification and Visas for Afghans , I ask the question , is it only fair
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Thousands of illegal migrants to be granted residency under government proposals

Thousands of illegal migrants to be granted residency under government proposals

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD has announced a scheme to grant residency to thousands of illegal migrants living in Ireland . Under the proposals those living illegally in the state for 4 years or 3 years in the case of families will b e granted residency including unrestricted access
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Asylum seekers to be housed in just 4 months under new fast track system

Asylum seekers to be housed in just 4 months under new fast track system

A new fast track housing system for asylum seekers arriving in Ireland will see applicants housed within four months and will become a "standard feature of Irish cities and towns" . Details of the new system are contained in a governmental report entitled : "a white paper to end direct
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Varadkar - 'Migrants more likely to work and pay tax than irish

Varadkar - 'Migrants more likely to work and pay tax than irish

Leo Varadkar speaking to the Dail during leaders questions says that Migrants are 'more likely to be working , more likely to be paying tax than the average Irish Person' . One in six people were not born in Ireland , relative to other countries thats a very high
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Opinion : Will Ireland experience crime levels seen in Sweden?

Opinion : Will Ireland experience crime levels seen in Sweden?

A recent YouTube video from a young woman living in Sweden, both moved me and made me ask the question, just how long will it be before Ireland experiences similar crimes and governmental cover ups? I happened upon the page of a Swedish young woman
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Opinion : Green Party Proposal to add 3.4 million to population would seriously damage environment

Opinion : Green Party Proposal to add 3.4 million to population would seriously damage environment

A Proposal by Green Party TD Eamon Ryan , to increase the population of Ireland by 3.4 million suggesting we "bring in people as refugees in scale" would seriously damage the environment . In an address to the Dail , Mr Ryan says "we have to start planning for
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Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

Nigerian Priest - Nigerians who pose as refugees are "fraudsters"

The following account appeared in the Irish Times on 14 August 2000 I am a Nigerian priest who came to Dublin from Rome a couple of weeks ago to study. Shortly after my arrival in Dublin I was asked: "Are you a refugee?" I replied: "No, I am not, I
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Sweden battling high crime rates among migrant communities

Sweden battling high crime rates among migrant communities

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Sweden's chief prosecutor has warned that a district in the capital of Stockholm called Rinkeby which has a 90% migrant population is becoming a Warzone where police have to enter in Army formation . Other cities like Uppsala have been plagued with months of violence with criminals using hand grenades to
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Undercover : Greek NGOs teaching migrants to 'lie' and 'act' to enter europe

Undercover : Greek NGOs teaching migrants to 'lie' and 'act' to enter europe

Ariel Ricker CEO Advocates Abroad teaches migrants to 'lie' and 'act' to enter europe Ariel Ricker , CEO of Advocates Abroad tells an undercover reporter that she teaches migrants to 'lie' and 'act as though this were a theatre' in order to enter europe . Advocates
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In Pictures Asylum Applications Ireland 2001 - 2018

In Pictures Asylum Applications Ireland 2001 - 2018

Statistics for Asylum Applications in Ireland 2001 - 2018 , Totals and top Countries of Origin . All Statistical Data taken from official government websites .. The Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner and the International Protection Office . 2001 2002 2003
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Hundreds of illegal migrants storm spanish border waving EU flag

Hundreds of illegal migrants storm spanish border waving EU flag

Hundreds of illegal migrants storm the spanish city of Ceuta on the north coast of Africa waving the EU flag
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