Jason O'Toole column: Asylum seekers in firing line as racists tarnish Irish reputation as welcoming country

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan says he doesn’t wish to speculate.

But it is a sad state of affairs when an unoccupied hotel in Leitrim – earmarked for refugees – goes up in flames and the majority of us know in our hearts it was the work of racists.

I wish it was somehow possible to downplay the suspicious Rooskey hotel fire as being a one-off error of judgment.

Sadly it can’t be so easily dismissed.

Unfortunately, there is a clear disturbing pattern...
source: Irish Mirror

2019-01-13 01:37
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