St. Patrick, Patron saint of Ireland- first trafficked here by slave traders.

Fifth-century bishop. Patron of Ireland. St Patrick was a Roman Briton, born somewhere on the west coast, between the Clyde and the Severn estuary. His father Calpurnius, was a civil official and a deacon. His grandfather was a priest. When Patrick was 16, he was captured by slave traders, and taken to Ireland where he […]

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Kevin Hyland, OBE, calls on the Irish Government to take more tangible action to ensure that Ireland becomes a “hostile place” to trafficking and exploitation.

In his address to APT’s national conference on trafficking,“Human Trafficking: Hidden in Plain Sight,” Kevin Hyland OBE, who helped found the Santa Marta Group, a church and law enforcement initiative combatting modern slavery, said research in the UK had revealed that one in five identified potential victims of human trafficking entered healthcare support at some […]

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APT National Conference ”Human Trafficking: Hidden in Plain Sight.”

”Inspiring,” ”Uplifting,” ”Sobering,” ”Informative,” ”Source of optimism,” – some of the evaluation responses gleaned from the delegates who attended the APT national Conference on Friday, 1 March, at the Atrium, Dept. of Justice & Equality, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin. To a full house, Kevin Hyland, OBE; Noeline Blackwell, CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; Sheila Crowley, […]

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Anti-Human Trafficking Conference 1 March 2019.

Human Trafficking:Hidden in Plain Sight.

Key note speakers Kevin Hyland, OBE, former UK anti-Slavery Commissioner; Noelene Blackwell, CEO Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; Sheila Crowley, Service Manager RUHAMA; JP O’ Sullivan, MECPATHS Ireland; students perspectives on Human Trafficking as a curricular theme at Post-Primary school senior levels. All welcome to attend APT’s one-day conference at The Atrium, Dept. of Justice & […]

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