Arklow taken off refugee list

It seems the Government have made a u-turn following an announcement this morning by Minister Frances Fitzgerald that Arklow was one of 26 towns throughout Ireland to take Syrian refugees.

The Arklow Community Action Resource Centre posted on their Facebook page this afternoon that local councilor Pat Fitzgerald via the press from the Dept of Justice, said that whilst Arklow was originally on the list, it has now been withdrawn as one of the chosen locations. No reason has been given.

 

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