Spirasi (Spiritan Asylum Services Initiative) is the national centre for the rehabilitation of victims of torture in Ireland.

Spirasi’s main office is located at 213 North Circular Road, Dublin 7. Most of the clinical services are based here.

Spirasi also provides English language classes in the Lantern Centre, Synge Street, Dublin 8.

Our History

Spirasi (Spiritan Asylum Services initiative) was set up in 1999 by the Spiritans in response to the rapidly evolving migration and asylum situation in Ireland. In its 20- year history, Spirasi has now offered rehabilitation services to over 5,000 victims of torture. It continues to offer English Language classes and has seen over 2,000 students pass through its doors since 1999.

Our Staff

Get to know some of the team who work with Spirasi, as well as their roles within the Organisation.