JRS Ireland

‘Racism is the opposite of encounter’

March 21, 2023

The Irish Jesuit Refugee Service marks International Day against Racism and welcomes Bishops' statement challenging the rise of racism and xenophobia.

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JRS Ireland voices concern

January 18, 2023

JRS Ireland has been on national media calling for minimum standards in accommodation for persons seeking the protection of the Irish state to ensure their ‘basic needs’ are met.

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Restoring dignity for refugees

December 19, 2022

This Christmas time Belvedere College SJ has partnered with the Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland to help them raise funds for the JRS Ireland Hardship Fund. They have already raised almost...

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Change-Climate Project launched

November 23, 2022

JRS calls on Irish schools and students to continue to be ‘agents of change’ in responding to climate change and forced migration.

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Asylum seekers enjoy JRS summer activities

September 26, 2022

Over 500 forcibly displaced young people and adults benefited from all of Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland's Summer Programme activities.

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World Refugee Day 2022

June 20, 2022

Lucy Ray of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Ireland reports on initiatives within the increasingly prevalent context of climate change.

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Asylum seekers sleeping on hotel floors

June 13, 2022

Eugene Quinn of JRS Ireland says the hotel conditions for asylum seekers here resembles a "humanitarian disaster".

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Building for the future in Ukraine

June 8, 2022

John O’Connor, former Jesuit alumnus, has been in Ukraine exploring how Irish companies might help rebuild the country post-conflict.

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JRS Ireland’s call to action

May 20, 2022

JRS Ireland is marking World Diversity Day, Sunday 21 May, with a call to action against racism in all its forms.

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Belvedere/JRS Campaign for Ukraine

March 15, 2022

Belvedere College SJ is inviting support for the Belvedere/JRS Campaign for Ukraine, set up by the school.

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