Celebration of solidarity and support

World Refugee Day was marked around the globe on Wednesday (June 20). In Dublin there was an open air prayer service and later in the evening 270 people who live in Direct Provision were given an Irish welcome and an almost unique opportunity to dine in St Patrick’s Cathedral.

Guests in the cathedral came from 32 different countries and are seeking refuge or asylum in Ireland for many reasons. The food was produced and served by the cathedral’s corporate partners, volunteers and staff.

The cathedral’s Dean William Morton was joined by former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human…

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