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

Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2021: Ireland

This report provides an overview of trends, policy and operational developments and significant debates in the area of migration that occurred during 2021 in Ireland. 

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. 


Responses to irregularly staying migrants in Ireland

This study examines policy responses and challenges to irregularly staying migrants in Ireland.

Detection, identification and protection of third-country national victims of human trafficking in Ireland

An overview of the policies and procedures in Ireland to detect, identify and protect victims of human trafficking.

Resources & Events

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

Reception facilities: In the EU context, a dynamic, two-way process of mutual accommodation by all immigrants and residents of EU Member States.

As Gaeilge: áiseanna fáiltithe


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