EMN Ireland is the Irish National Contact Point of the European Migration Network and is part of the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).

Recent Publications


The application of the Temporary Protection Directive: challenges and good practices for Ireland

This research study explores the implementation of the Temporary Protection Directive in Ireland in 2023.

Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2022: Ireland

This report highlights statistics, policy developments, research and case law in the area of migration in Ireland in 2022.


Labour Market Integration of International Protection Applicants in Ireland

This report examines labour market access by applicants and their integration into the Irish labour market.

Integration of non-EU migrant women in Ireland 

This EMN study examines the situation of migrant women in Ireland and the policies towards this group. 

Resources & Events

EU Asylum and Migration Legislation: Ireland's participation

This resource sets out Ireland's participation in EU migration and asylum  legislation.



View overview chart of single application process under International Protection Act 2015. New summaries of relevant legislation added.

Ad Hoc Queries

Read comparative summaries of EMN ad hoc queries on asylum and migration matters of relevance to policy development in Member States.

EMN Glossary Term

Environmentally displaced person: A person subjected to forced migration as a result of sudden, drastic environmental changes.

As Gaeilge: duine easáitithe de dheasca dálaí comhshaoil


View the online EMN Glossary which includes over 500 migration-related terms in Member State (+Norway) languages.

For more information about the EMN Glossary, view the one-pager here