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Direct Provision: one year on from the White Paper

Kieran was joined by Nick Henderson CEO of the Irish Refugee Council, Bulelani Mfaco and Ellie Kisyombe...

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17.56 23 Feb 2022


Direct Provision: one year on from the White Paper


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17.56 23 Feb 2022


Now Saturday will mark one year since the minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman published the government’s white paper on ending Direct Provision – but has anything meaningful happened since it’s publication? 

Kieran was joined by Nick Henderson CEO of the Irish Refugee Council, Bulelani Mfaco, spokesman for the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland and lives in Knockalisheen Direct Provision Centre in Clare.

Ellie Kisyombe, who lived in Direct Provision for almost 10 years, Founder of Our Table also spoke with Kieran on The Hard Shoulder...

Photo by Shamim Malekmian.

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