Monthly Archives: March 2015

Africa Day 2015 – Limerick

africa day 2015

Africa Day is marked on Monday 25th May, with events running until 31st May in Limerick.

This year, Africa Day will be launched by special guest Sharon Murphy (The Voice UK) who will host an interactive seminar with speakers from the local African community and Irish Aid in the Strand Hotel from 2 – 5pm on 25th May.

On Tuesday 26th May, an ethno-modern dance performance featuring Ras Mikey will take place in UL Tower Theatre at 7pm. The performance is entitled Yebunna Alem/ A Coffee World.

A drumming and arts workshop for schools will be hosted by Watch House Cross Community Library on Thursday 28th May from 10:30am – 12:30pm.

The final event concluding Africa Day celebrations is a family-fun day in the Milk Market on Sunday 31st May from 2 – 6pm, with food, music, dancing and a fashion show.

If you interested in attending any of the events above, please contact Aideen at Doras Luimní by phone at 061310328 or by email at a.roche@dorasluimni.org; Sinead Doody in Limerick City and County Council at sinead.doody@limerick.ie or call Okeremute Okereghe on 0871775857.

Vacancy: Legal Officer (Full-time)

imageDoras Luimní are currently inviting applications for the position of Legal Officer.

The Legal Officer will have the overall responsibility of managing Doras’ Direct Support Service which provides one-to-one legal information and advice on a range of immigration related issues to our clients. This role will include managing Doras’ Legal Service and The Advice and Information Centre which advocates on behalf approximately 1,000 clients per annum to Government Agencies and other organisations. A further element of this work will be to maintain an individual caseload and ensuring detailed records of all clinic work are kept.

Qualifications & Experience

Please see the job description and person specifications below for more detail.This position is full-time (35 hours) and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The following qualifications and experience will be necessary for this position:

  • A professional legal qualifications

  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working in a NGO.

  • Direct experience of working with migrant communities and an appreciation and understanding of the realities and diversity of their lives.

  • A thorough understanding of human rights based approaches, inequality and social exclusion issues.

Full Job Description: Legal Officer Job Description March 2015

Application Form: Doras Luimni Application Form

Full Advert: Job Advert March 2015

Completed application form should be returned to Leonie Kerins at l.kerins@dorasluimni.org or by post to Leonie Kerins; Doras Luimni; Central Buildings; 51a O’Connell Street; Limerick.

The closing date for return of completed application form is Friday 17th April 2015 at 5.00pm.

Training Programme 2015

training programme
Doras Luimní provides training to organisations and individuals on a range of migrant-related topics including Intercultural Awareness; Immigration Law and Policy and Migrant Rights and Entitlements.

We offer in-house training as well as tailored training courses designed to meet the exact needs of the client organisation: Click here to see brochure.

If you are interested in participating in one of the courses please contact us at info@dorasluimni.org or via phone at 061 310328 to book a place.