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Report launch – Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services


Today, July 23rd 2014, we launched our ‘Year 1’ report celebrating the first year of our new integrated Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services. Crosscare Information & Advocacy Services is composed of 3 projects – Housing & Welfare Information, the Migrant Project and the Refugee Service. The projects came together in February 2013 to provide co-ordinated services… Read more »


New Minister of State for the Diaspora


Crosscare Migrant Project welcomes the appointment of Minister Deenihan as the first ever Minister of State for the Diaspora. This is a significant boost to all Irish people abroad and official acknowledgement that they are important and not forgotten. Minister Deenihan will now have crucial decisions to make on what his priorities are going to… Read more »


NEW Irish Integration Strategy


In March 2014 the Irish Government announced it is developing a new Integration Strategy to promote the integration of migrant communities in Ireland. Crosscare Migrant Project, together with our Refugee Service and Housing and Welfare Infomation service made a submission to the Cross Departmental Group responsible for reviewing Ireland’s current integration activities and developing a… Read more »


Diaspora engagement submission to DFA


Our recent submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Review of Ireland’s Engagement with the Diaspora focused on three main areas – Connecting with the Irish abroad, Understanding the needs of different emigrant and Diaspora communities overseas, and Returning emigrants. In it we make various recommendations on Presidential and Parliamentary Voting Rights, an… Read more »


Irish Emigrant Register Proposal


Our submission to the recent Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Review of Ireland’s Foreign Policy and External Relations proposed the establishment of an Irish Emigrant Register. This register would act as a connecting mechanism between the Irish State and its citizens abroad, many of whom feel forgotten about once they emigrate. The register would… Read more »


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