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HELP ORGANIZATION RELATED WITH IMMIGRATION

OFFICIAL ORGANIZATIONS (EMBASSIES, CONSULATES)

The Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) is responsible for coordinating the provision of services to both asylum seekers and refugees: http://www.ria.gov.ie

Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner: http://www.orac.ie/

Refugee Applications Tribunal (RAT): http://www.gov.ie/refappeal/

Legal Aid Board: this site includes information on Refugee Legal Services and on the Refugee Documentation Centre which  is an independent Library service which maintains a collection of objective and up to date Country of Origin information and asylum, immigration, legal and human rights documentation.

http://www.legalaidboard.ie

European Refugee Fund: http://www.european-refugee-fund.org/

European Network for the Integration of Refugees: http://www.refugeenet.org/

United Nations Refugee Agency: http://www.unhcr.org

The National Action Plan Against Racism (NPAR) seeks to foster cultural diversity in Ireland: http://www.diversityireland.ie/

For a list of all the foreign embassies located in Dublin click here

http://www.embassiesabroad.com/embassies-in/Ireland

Garda (Police) Racial & Intercultural Office: http://www.garda.ie/racial.html

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS RELATED TO IMMIGRANTS (NOG´S, RED CROSS, CARITAS, ETC.)

Integrating Ireland - The National Network of Refugee, Asylum Seeker & Immigrant Support Groups: http://www.integratingireland.ie

The Irish Centre for Migration Studies: http://migration.ucc.ie/immigration/

Migrants Rights Centre: http://www.mrci.ie

The Immigrant Council of Ireland: http://www.immigrantcouncil.ie

The Irish Refugee Council: http://www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie

The International Organization for Migration in Ireland: http://www.iomdublin.org

Spirasi Asylum Services Initiative: http://www.spirasi.ie

Access Ireland (Refugee & Social Integration Project): http://www.accessireland.ie

NASC: Irish Immigrant Support Centre, Cork: http://www.nascireland.org

Vincentian Refugee Centre: http://www.stpetersphibsboro.ie/vrc.htm

Comprehensive lists of immigrant support groups in Ireland: http://www.immigrantcouncil.ie/mlco.htm

http://www.integratingireland.ie/links/

Metro Eireann Newspaper (Ireland's first and only multicultural newspaper)

http://www.metroeireann.com/

Other sites of interest

For all aspects of emigrant advice in Ireland the most comprehensive site is

http://www.emigrantadvice.ie

For general interest upon arriving in Dublin

http://www.dublin.ie

For emergency services

http://www.garda.ie

http://www.irishfireservices.com

For information about Dublin City

http://www.dublincity.ie

Accommodation in Ireland

http://www.daft.ie

For entertainment and music/literary/event guides 

http://www.entertainment.ie

http://www.indublin.ie

For information on the environment and assistance in Ireland

http://www.environ.ie

For depression/anxiety/worry if you need to talk to someone

http://www.yourmentalhealth.ie

http://www.dublinsamaritans.ie

http://www.drcc.ie

Single? Need a friend or would like to meet new people?

http://www.themeetingpoint.ie

For any telephone number you need anywhere in the country

http://www.goldenpages.ie

For wiring or receiving money from abroad

http://www.westernunion.ie

For cheap short term accommodation

http://www.hosteldublin.com

 

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