Direct Provision is a broken system and stain on Irish society. Established in 2000 as a temporary measure, the system has existed for 20 years now creating massive barrier for those stuck in it to get out and establish themselves in the Irish state. A commitment has been made to overhaul Direct Provision in the lifetime of the next government but it remains to be seen how long this will take. So how do we dismantle it and what system should take its place? Joining Rachel from Ballyhaunis Direct Provision Centre is Owodunni Ola Mustapha to explain what it’s like to live in Direct Provision for 6 years and from Dublin, writer Dean Van Nguyen on what should happen next.
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