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Welcome to SPIRASI

SPIRASI is a humanitarian, intercultural, non-governmental organisation that works with asylum seekers, refugees and other disadvantaged migrant groups, with special concern for survivors of torture. In partnership with others, SPIRASI enables access to specialist services to promote the well-being of the human person, and encourages self-reliance and integration into Ireland.

Flags on wall in SPIRASI reception

What we do

SPIRASI aims to protect, rehabilitate and integrate survivors of torture and other vulnerable people. Our team of medical doctors, psychologists, therapists and psycho-social workers aid survivors of torture in their rehabilitation.

SPIRASI works to integrate migrants into Irish society by providing English and IT classes and other activities.

Do you want to refer a victim of torture to us?

SPIRASI provides therapeutic, medical and psychosocial support to survivors of torture.
If you wish to refer into our service, download our Initial
(Medical) Assessment referral form here or download our Medico-legal Referral form from here.
For further information on referrals, please visit our
referral page.

Do you want to learn English and computer skills?

SPIRASI offers English and computer classes to asylum seekers and refugees. These classes are provided free of charge. They are accredited by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC). Visit our offices or contact us to enroll in a class.

SPIRASI in the news

Today FM
Listen to SPIRASI Director, Greg Straton, on the Last Word on Today FM, Wednesday 4th of January, 2012

Listen to Seanán Ó Coistín, SPIRASI Public Relations Officer, speak on Déise AM on WLR on Thursday, 5th of January, 2012

Listen to SPIRASI Director Greg Straton on Global Village on Newstalk, Saturday 7th of January, 2012

Listen to Seanán Ó Coistín, SPIRASI Public Relations Officer, speak on Sunshine Radio on Thursday, 22nd of December, 2011