Leitrim - Direct Provision Centre to open in Ballinamore

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Leitrim - Direct Provision Centre to open in Ballinamore
Ireland's 40th Direct Provision Centre for asylum seekers is expected to open in Ballinamore.Co Letrim in the coming weeks . The centre will consist of 20 three and four bedroom apartments . 

Local Sinn Fein TD  Martin Kenny has welcomed the news :  "This is an old development that was done about 10 years ago , It was unfinished apartments and now they have been finished . I know we've had asylum seekers in the town before a number of years ago.They were in an old hotel there. It was a very positive experience for everyone involved"

The news comes amid a surge in asylum seekers coming to Ireland seeking accommodation. 

Figures from the department of Justice show a 36% increase in Asylum Applications this year . At the end of August there were 3,094 asylum applications lodged in Ireland . 

The figures show the top 5 Countries of Origin for asylum seekers entering Ireland this year are :
 Albania , Georgia , Zimbabwe , Nigeria and South Africa .

Figures also show that there are 7,018 asylum seekers being accommodated around Ireland at the end of June ,- 6,082 asylum seekers in 39 permanent centres and 936 in emergency accommodation (B&Bs , rented housing etc) , the figure is forecast to increase to approximately 7,700 people by the end of the year with the total spending on Direct Provision expected to exceed 120 million . 
 


      

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you wont see any in Dublin 4 , they just pick on the little people , they hate rural ireland , they are forcing this on us . i'm sick of it and like others have said they are not even genuine refugees they are coming from safe countries and we are all supposed to be grateful or something like its some sort of bonus for us .
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Sinn Fein used to sing: "A Nation Once Again." Now they are like their friend Verhofstadt and despise nationhood and nationalism. They are globalist communists. We need to take our country back - one councillor and td at a time, before these invaders start block voting for then we will be completely lost.
Traitors. 
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You hit the nail on the head!

That is exactly what is underway at the moment, the replacement of the native Irish and the building of literally a communist voter block, or blocks around the country.
I am in my mid 50's, Male, and until now I have NEVER been afraid in my country. But as you rightly say we as a nation have been betrayed by those within politics who's only God, Nationality or Love is money and the further they push this Communist agenda the wealthier they will become.
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I agree , we shouldn't let sinn fein or anyone else control public discourse ,there are No wars in Albania or Georgia or any of the places listed in that graph . we need to inform people of this and make them aware .
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at least when cromwell came , people knew what it was . looking at the geographic positioning of these centers and the fact that the people are coming from safe countries , its clear that something else is going on here . I think its fair to call it a plantation , there is some sort of racial agenda going on here by the government .
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a public meeting needs to be held to discuss this . if people in oughterard can do it so can Ballinamore. does anyone know whos creaming the money off this one
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There was . Over 150 people attended a public meeting last night in Ballinamore . sadly people are being bullied into accepting it . Lets be clear on one thing , the people getting those apartments as the statistics show are NOT REFUGEES , they are coming from SAFE countries like Albania , Georgia ,South Africa , Nigeria etc .
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maybe we should all just apply for asylum here, get one of these 4 bed apartments and jump to the top of the housing list ahead of everyone else . just say we are from albania , rip up our passports and have everyone in government mollycoddle us
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this is mad . Free 4 bed apartments for anyone who says they are an asylum seeker . its crazy . we have 10,000 homeless , almost 4,000 children and we're giving away all the houses to people from Africa .
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I'm livid , please tell me this isn't true . why did nobody consult with the locals on this. so many waiting for council homes and now these people will jump the queue . what war is there in albania or georgia or any of them countries. I'll never vote sinn fein again . so angry with this
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sorry wild rose , looks like it is true . the department of justice are a law unto themselves . they dont care about anyone else or communities or the feelings of locals . they only care about themselves and their goal which seems to ignore all their own statistics and pretend people are refugees when their not .
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i'm so upset right now . they just ram these centers through and thats it . decision made nobody is consulted or allowed a voice . its so corrupt
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i cant understand this . we have homeless people dying on the streets while they give all the housing to asylum seekers most of whom are not even genuine refugees . they are coming from safe countries .

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