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'The Government is not thinking creatively' - Ireland facing shortage of asylum accommodation

In a statement this afternoon, a spokesperson for the Department of Integration has said that it can no longer provide accommodation to all international protection applicants, due to a severe shortage.  They have said that tents and sleeping bags will be provided to people where required.  Kieran was joined by Teresa Buczkowska is a migrant rights expert, and formerly of the Immigrant Council of Ireland and Enda O’Neill, Head of Office at the UNHCR Ireland …  

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17.40 4 Dec 2023


'The Government is not thinking creatively' - Ireland facing shortage of asylum accommodation


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In a statement this afternoon, a spokesperson for the Department of Integration has said that it can no longer provide accommodation to all international protection applicants, due to a severe shortage. 

They have said that tents and sleeping bags will be provided to people where required. 

Kieran was joined by Teresa Buczkowska is a migrant rights expert, and formerly of the Immigrant Council of Ireland and Enda O’Neill, Head of Office at the UNHCR Ireland …  


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