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The increasing cost of motor insurance was described at a public meeting in Sligo last night as ‘nothing short of a crisis.’ The meeting, organised by People Before Profit, was one of a series that will take place throughout the country. About a dozen people attended the meeting. People Before…

A motion is to come before a meeting of Sligo County Council today calling for an end to the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers. The local Direct Provision centre is at Globe House in Sligo where a resident recently went on hunger strike because he feared deportation back to…

A second demonstration is to be held outside of Globe House in Sligo later today. People Before Profit are organising it in support of a middle eastern man on a hunger strike protest inside the asylum centre. There are government plans in place to deport the man to Iran where…

The Department of Justice says it cannot comment on the case of a man on hunger strike in Globe House in Sligo. An Iraqi man has been on hunger strike for over a month now in protest at plans by the government to deport him. In a statement to Ocean…