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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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Our work with Irish emigrants is funded by the Emigrant Support Programme of the Department of Foreign Affairs

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This project is co-financed by the European Commission under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020 and is supported by the Department of Justice and Equality

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