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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…

Two Donegal hotels have been awarded contracts of a combined total of just over 6 million euro to house Ukrainian refugees.   Nationally, the Government has agreed contracts worth 99 million for private accommodation and services for those who have fled the war in Ukraine.   According to tender documents…

There are 440 Ukrainian pupils currently enrolled in schools in the North West.   There are 84 students in County Sligo and 95 in Leitrim.   Donegal had the biggest number of pupils in the region, at 259.   The latest figures from the Department of Education show that are…

Due care and diligence is needed over potentially displacing jobs by housing Ukrainian refugees in North West tourism hotspots. That’s the view of Sligo Leitrim TD Martin Kenny who was speaking in the Dail on the matter.   Deputy Kenny says there is a little bit of tension in some…

A special multi-cultural concert will take place later this evening in Carrick-on-Shannon to raise funds for the Ukraine.   The concert will take place in St Mary’s church in Carrick-on-Shannon and will feature local choirs, singers and musicians.   Tonight’s event will be hosted by Carole Coleman and Leitrim Councillor…