Each morning Sibusisiwe Mhlophe checks the notice board in the Kinsale Road direct provision centre where she’s living. She tries her best to hide her disappointment when once again her name does not appear on the list of postal deliveries for residents.
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Cork Sanctuary Runners prepare for marathon. Featured on RTE News.
Crossing the finishing line of the Cork City Marathon will signal a sweet victory for Sanctuary Runners, with Irish people running alongside those in direct provision, writes Noel Baker.
Co-founder Graham Clifford tells Cliona Foley how it’s building bridges between communities.
Dressed in their blue and yellow tops 200 Sanctuary runners took part in Sunday’s Cork Marathon in a first-of-its kind initiative.
“PROTESTS come and go, but friendships last,” says Graham Clifford, a co-founder of Cork’s Sanctuary Runners.
People from Kerry will run alongside, and in solidarity with, those living in direct provision in Killarney later this month.
How a race bridged some of the gap to direct provision.