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Contract to provide services to Roscommon refugees advertised

refugees-welcomeRoscommon County Council has begun the tendering process for the contract for providing services to refugees. The notice was placed on the eTenders procurement website yesterday, with the contract likely to be worth more than €100,000.   Eighty Syrians will be accommodated in social housing throughout Roscommon as part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme, […]

Syrian refugees to arrive in Longford by March

refugees-welcomeLongford County Council is expecting to provide accommodation for Syrian refugees in the opening quarter of this year. It was confirmed last August that up to ten Syrian families would be moving to Ireland as part of the government’s wider programme of resettling families who had to flee the country as a result of the […]

Roscommon council to tender for €100,000 refugee contract

refugees-welcomeRoscommon County Council is about to tender for a lucrative contract for providing services to refugees. Eighty Syrians will be accommodated in social housing throughout the county as part of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme, with the first ones arriving in early in 2018. When similar groups arrived to other counties, local authorities sought tenders for a […]

Call for donations of luggage to help Ballaghaderreen refugees move to new homes

luggage-pix-2017People in Roscommon are being asked to donate travel bags to the refugees in Ballaghaderreen to assist with their moves to permanent accommodation. There are currently about 170 refugees and asylum-seekers in the Abbeyfield Hotel emergency reception and orientation centre, which opened in March. Less than 30 of those who have come to the facility […]

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