‘Constructive’ meeting held on arrival of refugees to Ballisodare

A meeting held in Ballisodare over the arrival of refugees into the village has been described as ‘constructive’.

The meeting between the developer, local representatives and members of the community took place last night in a bid to allay some concerns.

It expected that around 100 people are set to live in the apartment complex, the majority of them families.

Most of them have already been living in Ireland for a number of months now and will be able to get working visas in the coming weeks.

Fianna Fail Cllr Donal Gilroy says the engagement provided more clarity and reassurance: