Formed in the year 2000, our mission is ‘to support asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants; and to facilitate their integration into the community.’


  • Drop-in service
  • Free information and advice
  • Administrative support
  • Advocacy
  • Outreach to Direct Provision centres
  • Awareness raising in schools and local community
  • Free English classes
  • After-school support
  • Training and workshops
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Intercultural events

KASI is also running an outreach service in Drishane Direct Provision Centre in Millstreet, Co. Cork, supporting families and individuals.  The project is funded by HSE – South.


  • To provide a multi functional space for drop-in services, meetings, coordination, training and intercultural events
  • To provide information relevant to the needs of the service users
  • To plan and implement various activities including; education, language support, health, social and intercultural events
  • To provide support to individuals and families in Direct Provision
  • To undertake awareness raising work in the local community on international protection and general immigration issues; and engage in advocacy work
  • To liaise with local agencies through referrals or joints initiatives and to enhance service provision
  • Network with other relevant agencies and service providers, sharing best practice and contributing to policy development

Latest News

KASI Summer Soccer/Football

KASI Summer Soccer/Football This summer, every Tuesday from 6-7pm, KASI is hosting a friendly, welcoming game of football for people of all fitness levels and backgrounds. All are welcome to the Killarney Celtic pitch every Tuesday – please get in touch if you would like to learn more.

KASI Hosts ‘Killarney Le Chéile’ Day with Live Performance and Art

KASI Host ‘Killarney Le Chéile’ Day *** Please note, due to wet weather, the event has been moved to St. Oliver’s National School, Ballycasheen, Killarney. Eircode V93 W594 KASI – Killarney Immigrant Support Centre, are hosting an intercultural day – Killarney Le Chéile (Together) – on Saturday 8th July 2023, to highlight to contributions of […]

KASI Praises Community Response on World Refugee Week

KASI Praises Community Response and Encourages People to Continue to Show Welcome on World Refugee Week KASI are calling on the community of Killarney to continue to support and embrace refugees and other migrants this World Refugee Day, 20th June and World Refugee Week, 19-25 June. The NGO also highlights contributions of migrant and local […]

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Huge thanks to the Cairdeas Team in Serve the City (Dublin) for helping showcase some of Killarney and Ireland's beauty to people who have recently arrived in Ireland!🌄🌳❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Some #runtips from Sanctuary Runners Ireland 🏃‍♀️🏃🏃‍♀️Join the Killarney Sanctuary Runners every Wednesday at 7pm (location📍 goo.gl/maps/K4zUgjcTmaxRrQbG9) and every Saturday at 9.30am at Killarney House - V93 HE3C 📍 ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week, Killarney Cardiac Response Unit came into KASI to deliver hands-on CPR and AED training to International Protection Applicants in Killarney, so that more people in our community have the tools to potentially save a life❤️Huge thanks to Kevin and the wonderful team at KCRU! 🚨Please familiarise yourself with the locations of the 16 public access Automated External Defibbrillators (AED's) in Killarney. These can be used 24/7 in an emergency🚨 ... See MoreSee Less
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Afro Trad Ireland Friday July 28th at 8pmAfro trad Ireland is a new and exciting folk fusion of African & Irish rhythms and songsStarring TIM O’SHEA Killarney, Guitar, Vocal, Bodhrán and hand percussion. SAMUEL KIWANUKA (Tralee & Uganda for drumming and Singing ROSIE HEALY Killarney, Irish Wooden Flute, Whistles & Vocals. The aim is to unite & fuse both ancient traditions & create enjoyable music for everyone.Click here for Tickets:www.carnegieartskenmare.ie/event/afro-trad-ireland/ #Kerry #kenmarecommunitychat #kenmarenews #carnegieartscentrekenmare #reakkenmarecommunitychat #glengarriffsneemkilgarvannoticeboard #livemusic #AfroTrad #timoshea ... See MoreSee Less
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KASI is funded by

European Union Asylum, Migration and Immigration Fund
HSE (Health Service Executive)
Department of Rural and Community Development
Pobal - Government supporting Communities