Changes at Cois Tine
The Cois Tine office in Popes Quay closed on the 28 of February.   From now on Cois Tine will be based in the SMA Justice Office, Society of African Missions, Wilton, Cork.  For any inquiries please telephone 021 4933475.  The old Cois Tine number is now discontinued.

Cois Tine will continue to exist although in a reduced form – the following elements will continue.

- A small group of volunteers will continue to visit Accommodation Centres. 

- Participation in inter-agency groups and meetings concerning Asylum Seekers/Immigrants.

- This web site will be maintained as a source of information, to advocate on behalf of asylum seekers and to provide resources for Church and community Groups who wish to include and welcome immigrants into their communities.

- Cois Tine will continue to work with NASC the Irish Immigrant Support Centre.

- Work to promote the acceptance and inclusion of immigrants in the Church and local community will also continue – e.g. via the Cois Tine website and through delivery of presentations to Parish and Community groups.

- Cois Tine’s involvement in promoting Christian Muslim Dialogue and understanding will also continue – via website, through participation in events and through delivery of presentations and training.




OPEN SECRETS - free Kindle download

OPEN SECRETS - free Kindle download

Open Secrets: An Irish Perspective on Trafficking and Witchcraft. To mark the first anniversary of its publication the Kindle version of the Book is now being made available free of charge and can be downloaded from  Hard copies of the book are still available for purchase directly from the SMA Justice Office, African Missions, Wilton, Cork. Email:  Cost: €19.10  


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