Protest highlights crowded conditions in Globe House

There were demonstrations outside the Globe House direct provision centre in Sligo on Thursday, to express unhappiness at the conditions being endured by asylum seekers during the Covid-19 crisis.

It was one of a series of protests taking place across the country.

Protesters claim the crowded conditions in Globe House are putting residents there at greater risk of contracting the virus.

Peadar Hopkins explained why he took part in the protest: