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Opinion : Direct Provision issue not unlike water meter issue

Opinion : Direct Provision issue not unlike water meter issue

Saturdays Anti Direct Provision Protest at the Marian Hostel in Tullamore not unlike Anti Water Meter Protests of 2014 / 2015 . Back in 2013 , The state through Irish Water had contracted GMC Sierra Ltd to install water meters accross Ireland , not unlike the companies involved in the
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Rosslare Port Lodge Hotel to open as Direct Provision Centre

Rosslare Port Lodge Hotel to open as Direct Provision Centre

The Department of Justice has announced that the Rosslare Port Lodge Hotel in Wexford will open as Direct Provision Centre for asylum seekers in the coming weeks . The Port Lodge Hotel located in the Sunny Seaside resort of Rosslare will accommodate one hundred Asylum Seekers and provide independent living facilities to residents .
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Tensions High in Offaly as Asylum Applications reach 16 year high

Tensions High in Offaly as Asylum Applications reach 16 year high

Figures from the Department of Justice show Asylum applications at a 16 year high with some 4,700 asylum applications in 2019.The top 5 Countries of Origin for Asylum Seekers entering Ireland were Albania , Georgia , Zimbabwe , Nigeria and South Africa with most asylum seekers arriving at Dublin Airport
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Opinion : Will Ireland experience crime levels seen in Sweden?

Opinion : Will Ireland experience crime levels seen in Sweden?

A recent YouTube video from a young woman living in Sweden, both moved me and made me ask the question, just how long will it be before Ireland experiences similar crimes and governmental cover ups? I happened upon the page of a Swedish young woman
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County Clare gets third Direct Provision Centre

County Clare gets third Direct Provision Centre

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Clare Lodge in Ennis will become the third Direct Provision Centre in County Clare . The Department of Justice has confirmed that the hotel will re-open its doors to asylum seekers with 65 adults set to arrive shortly in the town. The two other centres in Clare are Knockalisheen in
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The Big Earners of the Direct Provision Asylum Industry in Ireland

The Big Earners of the Direct Provision Asylum Industry in Ireland

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The state has paid out € 1.2 Billion of public money on accommodation for asylum seekers since the year 2000 . The system of accommodation known as the Direct Provision system began in the year 2000 with 1 centre at the former holiday resort known as Mosney in Co Meath , and
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Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor - Direct Provision and Asylum

Letter to Editor 20-11-2019 Dear Editor , I just wanted to write to you about asylum seekers and direct provision. Figures from the department of Justice show there were 3,762
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Galway - Asylum Seekers rushed in to Seaside Village of Kinvara , no consultation with locals

Galway - Asylum Seekers rushed in to Seaside Village of Kinvara , no consultation with locals

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The beautiful seaside village of Kinvarra, in southwest Galway is reeling in shock this week after it emerged the Department of Justice had rushed asylum seekers into the local Merriman Hotel without any prior notification or consultation with the local community . One local Resident David O'Reilly said that
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Opinion : Achill - Archbishop misguided on Asylum Issue

Opinion : Achill - Archbishop misguided on Asylum Issue

On Sunday , the Tuam Diocese published a statement by Archbishop Michael Neary in which he called on Achill people to support a Direct Provision centre for asylum seekers on the Island . I watched on in bemusement as the press suddenly became the Catholic Church's best friend with quotes from
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McDowell - Asylum Seekers are telling "cock and bull stories" and "complete rubbish" to get into Ireland

McDowell - Asylum Seekers are telling "cock and bull stories" and "complete rubbish" to get into Ireland

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Speaking at an oireachtas debate on Wednesday 18 May 2005 (Select committee on Justice and Equality) the then Justice Minister Michael McDowell said the committee .. "have no idea whatsoever of the complete rubbish in the stories that people come up with in order to get into Ireland" .."If Irish
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Opinion : We all want a better life but through the proper channels

Opinion : We all want a better life but through the proper channels

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I think most of us want a better life . Whether its improved income levels , health , relationships etc , We all want something better . BUT you have to go through the proper channels . If for example , I needed more money would it be ok
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Achill Island: Packed Meeting to discuss proposed Direct Provision Centre

Achill Island: Packed Meeting to discuss proposed Direct Provision Centre

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There was a packed meeting on Achill Island last night to discuss plans by the department of Justice to open a Direct Provision Centre for Asylum Seekers at the Achill Head Hotel, Keel East, Co. Mayo. The shock announcement which came as a surprise to locals follows recent announcements by
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Leitrim - Round the Clock Vigil against Direct Provision Centre

Leitrim - Round the Clock Vigil against Direct Provision Centre

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A Round the Clock Vigil is underway in the village of Ballinamore Co Leitrim against plans by the Department of Justice to open a Direct Provision Centre for asylum seekers in the area. Last week , local residents were informed that the department of Justice had acquired a newly refurbished 3
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Tipperary - 300 attend public meeting on proposed Direct Provision Centre

Tipperary - 300 attend public meeting on proposed Direct Provision Centre

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300 hundred people attended a public meeting in the village of Borrisokane Tipperary on Thursday night to discuss plans for a direct provision centre in the village. It followed news that the department of Justice had acquired a newly renovated Apartment block , the Riverside apartments to house
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Leitrim - Direct Provision Centre to open in Ballinamore

Leitrim - Direct Provision Centre to open in Ballinamore

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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
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Noel Grealish talks Direct Provision on Galway Bay FM

Noel Grealish talks Direct Provision on Galway Bay FM

Noel Grealish , Independent TD for Galway West talks to Keith Finnegan about asylum and migration related issues on Galway Bay FM . https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=647&v=XyzQXJJh8tQ
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Carrickmacross Women say they are fearful of Migrant Gangs

Carrickmacross Women say they are fearful of Migrant Gangs

Women in the town of Carrickmacross County Monaghan say they now feel unsafe and afraid walking the streets of Carrickmacross due to large gangs of migrant men congregating around the town . Last Year , the Department of Justice paid Trenthall Ltd 934k euro to find accommodation for asylum seekers
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Prank : Castleknock Welcomes Direct Provision Centre

Prank : Castleknock Welcomes Direct Provision Centre

A prank Banner erected in Leo Varadkar's constituency of Castleknock Co Dublin displaying the message "Castleknock welcomes Direct Provision Centre" got an interesting response from a local Fine Gael Councillor. Local Fine Gael Councillor Ted Leddy who is a close personal friend of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar dismissed the idea
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Gardai called to Wicklow Direct Provision Centre over abusive behaviour

Gardai called to Wicklow Direct Provision Centre over abusive behaviour

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On Saturday Night , Gardai were called to the Grand Hotel Direct Provision centre in Wicklow town over abusive behaviour by a resident who was high on drink and drugs. It is understood the man was known to Gardai and has a history of causing disruption at the centre roaming
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Watch : Donegal Woman speaks against direct provision centre in her area

Watch : Donegal Woman speaks against direct provision centre in her area

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Claire Quinn who lives on the Donegal Derry border speaks against direct provision centre in her area at Moville. Statistics from the office of the refugee applications commissioner (now called the international protection office) show that between 2001 to 2016 out of 54,000 asylum applications only 8% were
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