The Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019: Ireland provides an overview of trends, policy developments and significant debates in the area of migration and international protection during 2019 in Ireland.
Ireland has more favourable conditions for acquiring citizenship by naturalisation than many EU MS but processing challenges exist.
Ireland was one of the first in the EU to target migrant entrepreneurs, but the number of applicants is low.
28 Jul 2021
4,400 new Irish citizens naturalised so far in 2021
23 Jul 2021
Essential resource for students and researchers: Updated EMN Glossary
02 Jul 2021
Ireland kept on Tier Two watchlist in latest Trafficking in Persons (TiP) report
02 Jul 2021
New EU Asylum Agency to be established
22 Jun 2021
Latest UNHCR Global Trends report shows 82.4 million were forcibly displaced in 2020
Resources & Events
Supporting Integration: Access to Citizenship in Ireland and in the EU
This EMN Ireland/ESRI conference took place via Zoom on Tuesday 8th December 2020.
EMN Glossary Term
Trafficking in Human Beings: The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or reception of persons, including the exchange or transfer of control over those persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.
View the online EMN Glossary which includes over 500 migration-related terms in Member State (+Norway) languages.