Ireland

Date of entry into the EU 1 January 1973
Number of asylum applications per year 2007: 2,635
2006: 4,314
2005: 4,324
2004: 4,769
Main country of origin 2005: Nigeria 29.6 %
2004: Nigeria 37.2 %
Asylum recognition rates Refugee Status
2007: 11.7 %
2006: 10.9 %
2005: 10 %
2004: 8 %Total
2007: 11.7 %
2006: 10.9 %
2005: 10 %
2004: 8 %
Resettlement 2004: 63
2005: 116
Refugee camps Total: 6Location:
1) Arbour Hill Prison, Cloverhill Prison and Mountjoy Prison (Dublin)
2) Cork Prison
3) Limerick Prison
4) Abbey Arch (Galway)
5) Dublin Airport
6) Shannon Airport
Human rights violations
2006:Unaccompanied and separated children still lack proper guidance, especially access to services and independent representation.
ECRE member agencies Irish Refugee Council
Integrating Ireland
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