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What’s the Photostory? Syria to Tipperary

With the migration of young people to Ireland in difficult circumstances, this participant-led ‘Photostory? Syria to Tipperary’ project offered a space that encouraged inquiry and points of connection for people new to the community

We Are All Human

We Are All Human is an outward looking, compassionate approach to the refugee crisis, created by a group of students in Largy College, Clones. It is an immense effort to create a safe and inclusive space in their community for their new Syrian neighbours.

What if a rocket landed in Dublin?

On the 14th of March 2016, Dublin-based artist/activist Will St Ledger installed a fake, un-exploded missile on South King Street in Dublin to mark the fifth anniversary of the Syrian crisis.

Leaving Home

Source: Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education (DCU) and Trócaire (2017). Download: PDF version  (3.56MB) Watch the Leaving Home animation produced by CHRCE and

Letter from Lesbos

During the month of August I volunteered with an organisation based on the island of Lesbos which gives legal advice to people seeking refugee status.

Searching for Syria

The civil war in Syria has continued for six long years. Over those years, more than five million people have been forced to leave their