President Higgins calls for an improvement in the Irish Refugee system

28 Sep 2015

President Michael D Higgins has said Ireland needs a better way of dealing with incoming refugees and migrants and changes should be made to the existing system soon. “There is now happily consensus, if you like, that we need to handle the whole question of our direct provision model, (it) is one that the Government is looking at,” Mr Higgins said. “I think there is a general consensus that we need a better system and the quicker we have it the better."

Speaking in New York, at the United Nations, the President highlighted a need for an effective model for Refugees across Europe.

Full article here: President Higgins speech in New York