An Island Called Ireland

From Living in Direct Provision: 9 Stories

“My dad dreamed of living on an island. Living on an island sounded so exotic. But should he feel happy for me because I now live on an island?
We settled on an island, an island called Ireland.
I love how it sounds. However, we are experiencing how integration on this island is a long way away.” So begins Pierre’s story about the hopes and challenges he and his family face as refugees. His 10-year-old daughter created the accompanying images.