The services are now more expensive, and the companies managing them are less flexible and harder to contact than the embassies were, would-be travellers say.
Author Archives: Shamim Malekmian
Shamim Malekmian covers the immigration beat for Dublin Inquirer. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
After High Court ruling that state isn’t meeting its obligations towards asylum seekers, what happens next?
For hundreds still left without shelter and exposed to exploitation, hostility and violence, how much of a difference will that ruling make?
The allure of wobbly Japanese cheesecake
From their shop Traditional Asian Cake in the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Stephen and Vivian Goh sell their own special version of the treat.
In the north-inner city, two dancers gear up for a new Afro dance camp
It’s vital to learn about the genuine roots of commercialised things, says Favour Odusola.
As women’s families grieve, debate continues – through cloud of stigma – over how to make sex workers safer
Hirantha Pereira says he mostly tries to forget his sister Belinda’s murder in Dublin in 1996, but sometimes he daydreams about what it would be like if she was still alive.
Airlines have been refusing to let Bolivians board flights to Dublin
Fearing fines, KLM and Lufthansa have been enforcing stringent requirements, leading Bolivians to miss flights, and even leaving one man stranded.
In just hours, with no guidelines, a Tusla social worker decided a young asylum seeker was an adult not a child
“There’s an adultification of Black and Brown children happening here,” said Jennifer O’Leary, a woman advocating for the young asylum seeker.
Demonized and unable to get accommodation, men seeking asylum grapple with homelessness
Several have been sleeping down a laneway near the International Protection Office on Mount Street Lower.
A Dublin radio show spread misinformation and conspiracy theories
Joe Dalton’s show “Crossing the Rubicon” on Dublin South FM had guests talking about One World Government, fluoride, alt-Covid treatments and more.
On Dundrum Road, a Former Asylum Seeker and Her Children Face a Short-Notice Eviction from an Emergency Shelter
She had stayed in the shelter since she’d got her status because she couldn’t find another place to live. But she’s no longer welcome.