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.
17 May 2021
Guide to Opening Bank Accounts for international protection applicants and people with status published
11 May 2021
Proposal for revised National Referral Mechanism for victims of trafficking in human beings approved
10 May 2021
New migration and asylum measures introduced in response to COVID-19: 2021
30 Apr 2021
New EMN and OECD Inform on the Impact of COVID-19 on migration and asylum
27 Apr 2021
Ombudsman for Children publishes report on The Safety and Wellbeing of Children in Direct Provision
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
Racism: Ideas or theories of superiority of one race or group of persons of one colour or ethnic origin.
View the online EMN Glossary which includes over 460 migration-related terms in Member State (+Norway) languages.