Entries by Aneta Kubas

Thank you note

Barka Ireland would like to thank Mary Flynn, Deputy Director at DRHE Housing and Community Services who is leaving Dublin City Council to enjoy her retirement, for her dedication and service to the citizens of Dublin Region, and for her support to civil society. Mary has been very passionate about ending homelessness and rough sleeping […]

BARKA IE meets The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

Our representative of Barka Ireland took part in the meeting with Jerzy Owsiak – the charismatic leader of Poland’s biggest non-governmental, non-profit, charity foundation, The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. This charity raises money for pediatric and elderly people’s care. The GOCC aims to improve health care in Poland by purchasing state-of-the-art medical equipment for […]

Migrant homelessness: ‘With the difficult housing situation, they simply end up on the streets’

Housing charities report growing concerns over the number of migrants falling into homelessness   Living in precarious, often overcrowded housing, in sometimes informal arrangements, migrants more than most find themselves at the sharp end of the housing crisis. Now housing and migrant charities warn the shortage of affordable rental accommodation is increasingly seeing migrants fall […]

BARKA IE – Praca na stanowisku Asystenta Administracyjnego w Dublinie

Barka w Dublinie poszukuje pracownika do pomocy w sprawach biurowych i administracyjnych. Barka Irlandia poszukuje pracownika do pomocy administracyjnej związanej z prowadzeniem biura w ramach programu Powroty bezdomnych obywateli Polski i innych krajów Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Od 2007 roku Barka prowadzi programy pomocowe  zagranicami Polski m.in. w Londynie, Dublinie, Hadze, Rotterdamie, Antwerpii i Rejkiawiku. Celem działań […]

“Supporting Minorities in a Changing Irish Landscape” Conference – call for registration

BARKA for Mutual Help Ireland – 10 years on Monday, 5th December 2022 10.00 – 10.30 – Registration and refreshments 10.40 – Welcome Remarks and Introductions – Ewa Sadowska-Keogh, Chief Executive, BARKA Ireland 10.45 – Welcome Address by the selected Delegates 11.00 – BARKA Ireland – 10 years’ history: challenges and achievements – BARKA’s Reconnections […]

Monitoring ANNUAL report on the work of BARKA for Mutual Help with the Central and Eastern European citizens in Dublin 01/01 – 31/12/2021

This report presents data covering the year 2021, providing the insight into the impact of the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ period on homelessness. OUR MISSION The mission of Barka IE is to provide severely excluded Eastern European migrants with the opportunity for reconnection and social reintegration. We can support individuals within Barka Network projects in Poland, help […]

Reconnections of vulnerable citizens of EU – Summary for the year 2021

From the 1st of January till the 31 of December 2021, 131 persons were reconnected via BARKA For Mutual Help IE to their home countries: 56 men 43 children 32 women . Most of the people we supported with reconnection in 2021 were Romanian citizens (70%), Polish (13%), and Lithuanians (8%). The nationality breakdown of […]