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The Government has come under fire over delays in assigning PPS numbers to Ukrainian refugees with the issue said to be leaving people in the North West without access to GP and other services.   There’s concern that it’s leading to misunderstandings in local communities.   Speaking in the Dail…

A Donegal TD is warning of real competition currently in existence when it comes to securing accommodation in Ireland.   Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn made the comments as the coalition party leaders and some senior ministers are meeting today to discuss the Ukrainian refugee crisis.   43 refugees were told…

Donegal Fine Gael TD, Joe McHugh hopes to ‘develop a deeper understanding’ of the problems faced by refugees when he leads a delegation to the Ukrainian border next week. Labour TD, Brendan Howlin, Sinn Fein’s John Brady and Fine Gael Senator Regina Doherty are also a part of the delegation…

A Sligo intercultural worker say she hopes the 100 refugees coming to Sligo town and county from terror-torn countries outside Europe will be shown kindness, understanding, compassion and acceptance. Cathy Kilcoyne works with Sligo Family Resource Centre as an intercultural development worker and also with the Sligo Intercultural Forum. She…

What is thought to be the remains of a boat used by refugees trying to make the journey from Cuba to Florida in the United States has been discovered off the North Sligo coast. Local man Gordon Fallis came across the strange looking vessel while walking his dogs along Cliffoney…