November 21, 2016

Syrian Voices from Ireland

In 2015, the Irish Government pledged to take in 4,000 refugees from Greece, Italy and from refugee camps in Lebanon under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme. So far, only a small portion of this quota has been filled. After speaking with people from Irish NGOs, it became apparent that more information needs to be spread about Ireland to refugees who are facing major decisions regarding where they will spend the next chapter of their family life.

Together with some friends, Niamh spoke to a range of Syrian people who have come to Ireland, all with different stories and backgrounds. The intention of these short interviews is that Syrian people can hear directly from other Syrians about what Ireland is like to start a new life in.

A FACEBOOK PAGE was launched to share the videos. Please like and share!