publication . Research . 2010

Migrants and racial minorities in the labour market in Ireland

Vasquez del Aguila, Ernesto; Cantillon, Sara;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2010
  • Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Social Justice
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
This report analyses the situation of migrant workers and ethnic minorities in Ireland over the post-economic boom period. From the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s, Ireland experienced extraordinary economic growth and this brought with it an unprecedented increase in the migrant population. As a result of the economic crisis, the total number of migrants coming to Ireland has fallen dramatically. However, despite this situation, Ireland is likely to remain a multicultural society and ethnic diversity and immigration have become an important issue in the everyday lives of people living in Ireland. This report demonstrates that not all migrants in Ireland experience t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ireland, Travellers, Discrimination, Migrants, Labour market, Racial and ethnic minorities, Racism
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