Last week there were protests to stop the potential opening of a direct provision centre in Oughterard, Co Galway. Locals voted overwhelmingly against the centre for asylum seekers at a public meeting on Wednesday and about 1,500 people on Saturday marched 3km from the town to the Connemara Gateway Hotel. Ciara talks to Fr Paddy Byrne, Parish Priest of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, where another direct provision centre is situated and hears from listeners.
Direct provision centre in Oughterard
Last week there were protests to stop the potential opening of a direct provision centre in Ought...
15.11 16 Sep 2019
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