Sligo-Leitrim TD calls for reversal of direct provision decision

A Sligo-Leitrim TD is calling on Government to reverse a decision to move people from direct provision into tented accommodation.

It’s being reported that 52 asylum seekers will have to move from Direct Provision into emergency accommodation including tents.

Some reportedly have to go to a tent while other refugees have been offered alternative shelter.

Sinn Féin Deputy Martin Kenny says moving people into tents is not acceptable: