New Research Shows People In Ireland Generally Support Immigration

However, some attitudes dipped in November when the Dublin riots occurred.

People here generally support immigration - according to new ESRI research.

The study finds some attitudes became less positive in the last six months of 2023 - including in November when the Dublin riots occurred.

It also shows people are more supportive of helping Ukrainian refugees than asylum seekers, and responses to immigration are likely influenced by their own economic situations. 

Chairperson of the Laois Integration Network, Karen McHugh, says we shouldn't treat people differently in any capacity:

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