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A Donegal TD is calling for a ‘céad míle fáilte’ to be given to up to 350 asylum seekers who are expected to be coming to the county. It’s understood a contract has been signed to bring the asylum seekers to live at former student accommodation on the Port Road…

The Department of Justice is not the right place to support or deal with Asylum Seekers.   That’s according to the Donegal Independent TD Thomas Pringle.     Deputy Pringle says the Department does not have the mindset to allow it to deal with the needs of communities or residents…

A Nigerian woman faces deportation today after living in a direct-provision centre in Sligo for four years. Loveth Oyiboka, whose parents were murdered, studies in Sligo and has volunteered with the Tidy Towns. About 5,000 people have signed petitions that urge the Department of Justice to scrap the 29-year-old’s deportation…

The government plans to house a number of asylum seekers across the north west. They aim to house over 5,500 asylum seekers nationally. The Department of Justice is looking for providers to operate centres in 8 regions around the country. One of these regions includes counties Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan…

Plans have been dropped to move 80 asylum seekers into a disused hotel in Rooskey, Co. Leitrim. It’s because of a legal dispute that’s come up between the owners and the company renting it. The Shannon Key West Hotel had been earmarked by the government as an accommodation centre for…

A hotel in Leitrim that is-marked to become a reception centre for asylum seekers has been attacked for the second time in less than five weeks. Last night, it’s believed there was an attempt to start a fire in the Shannon Key West hotel in Rooskey. Fire services arrived on…