215 refugees housed in Co Wexford

February 9 2019 12:00 AM

Two hundred and fifteen refugees - the vast majority coming from war-torn Syria - have been housed in County Wexford by the local authority in a 20-month period.

The first of the 47 refugee families arrived in May 2017 under the Government's Irish Refugee Protection Programme - which is tasked with accommodating 4,000 Syrian people in Ireland.

The Syrian families, who have been left with little option but to abandon their native country,...
source: Wexford People

2019-02-09 02:22
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