As the new government commits to abolishing direct provision, Newstalk examines the much debated system.
Ahead of an independent report into the scheme, we bring you into the system, hear from those living in accommodation centres, ask what might replace it and find best international practice.
"The Direct Provision system isn't fit for purpose"
As part of Newstalk's The Reality of Direct Provision series, Stephanie Rohan speaks to Eugene Quinn, National Director of Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland about the steps needed to end Direct Provision in Ireland.
Minister Charlie Flanagan On Direct Provision In Ireland
Will we soon see an end to Direct Provision in this country ? Minister Charlie Flanagan joined Pat Kenny to discuss.
Should Direct Provision be abolished or reformed?
The Direct Provision system will be ended within the lifetime of the next government according to the prospective Programme for Government.
To discuss the issue of direct provision, Ivan Yates was joined by Adrian Shanagher, owner of the Grand Hotel in Wicklow Town, which is a direct provision centre, and Aodhan O’Riordain, Labour TD for Dublin Bay North.