Chris Jones' latest blog on conditions and attitudes on Samos is a sobering read.

As the media coverage of New Year in Cologne and terrorist attacks in Paris continues to focus upon North Africans, the consequences for those seeking refuge in Europe are serious. You can access the piece here: 

Samos Chronicles - Jan 2016


  • Tuam babies: How the English ‘sent back’ unmarried mothers to Ireland

Policy Press author, academic and SWAN Ireland member Paul Michael Garrett discusses the issues surrounding unmarried mothers in his book "Social work and Irish people in Britain". This blog post looks at this topic and touches on the recent story covering the headlines in Ireland, the Tuam babies.

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