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"We need to look at an alternative to hotels to accommodate Ukrainian refugees"

It’s being claimed that housing Ukrainian refugees in Irish hotels is damaging tourism here. Al...

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17.57 18 May 2022


"We need to look at an alternative to hotels to accommodate Ukrainian refugees"


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17.57 18 May 2022


It’s being claimed that housing Ukrainian refugees in Irish hotels is damaging tourism here.

Almost 29,000 Ukrainians have arrived in Ireland to date, with 19,826 of those requiring accommodation.

And the majority of that 19,826 are being accommodated in many hotels around the country.

Our reporter Barry Whyte has been to Killarney, where almost 1,000 Ukrainian refugees are being accommodated in hotels, to speak to people working in the Tourism industry there...


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