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.
23 Dec 2020
New post-Brexit Visa Scheme announced
22 Dec 2020
New migration and asylum measures introduced in response to COVID-19
07 Dec 2020
Generally favourable conditions for naturalisation in Ireland but processing challenges exist
24 Nov 2020
European Commission presents Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion for 2021-2027
22 Oct 2020
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission designated Ireland’s National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking
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
Naturalisation: Any mode of acquisition after birth of a nationality not previously held by the target person that requires an application by this person or their legal agent as well as an act of granting nationality by a public authority.
View the online EMN Glossary which includes over 460 migration-related terms in Member State (+Norway) languages.