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Human Trafficking is a form of slavery

it is happening in Ireland. Let's end it now.

be vigilant, call 1800 25 00 25 or email blueblindfold@garda.ie

educate yourself about this crime.

Don't Close Your Eyes Poster

Don't Close Your Eyes to Human Trafficking

Don't Close Your Eyes Poster

Image by Clodagh Coughlan, Laurel Hill Secondary School

Don't Close Your Eyes Poster

Image by Amy O'Sullivan, Laurel Hill Secondary School



Dormant Accounts Funding Scheme 2017


The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit is now inviting applications for funding under two categories under the Dormant Accounts Funding Scheme 2017:
    • Victim support projects that address the needs of victims of human trafficking or persons vulnerable to human trafficking
    • Projects that raise awareness of the issue of trafficking in human beings

Full details of the application process can be found in the Guidance Document. Please ensure that you read this document carefully prior to submitting an application. The Application Form and Guidance Document are available here:

Completed application forms and supporting documentation should be returned via email to AHTU_Inbox@justice.ie and marked Dormant Account Funding Scheme 2017 in the subject line. The closing time and date for receipt of completed applications is 6pm on Friday, 8 September 2017.

Any queries in connection with the Dormant Accounts Scheme should be emailed to AHTU_Inbox@justice.ie.

Why Blue Blindfold?



The concept of the Blue Blindfold is 'Don't Close Your Eyes' to Human Trafficking. The blue blindfold represents the risk of people having their eyes closed and not being aware of the crime that may be going on around them.

Don't Close Your eyes to Human Trafficking.

If you see something please call Crimestoppers 1800 25 20 25 or email: blueblindfold@garda.ie


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