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Last weekend, newspapers carried headlines about a 14-year-old Afghan boy, Raheemullah Oryakhel. He was killed in a hit and run after being tossed from a lorry in Calais which he had been trying to board in an attempt to get to Britain. The boy had family in the UK, and was entitled to move there, but he had despaired of the endless bureaucratic delays with his application, delays which, he felt, seemed deliberate.
A fundraising table quiz to assist the work of Calais Kitchens, which provides food and other provisions to the refugee's stranded on the French coast, takes place in Galway city this weekend.
SHUFFLE! RETURNS to the Róisín Dubh tomorrow from 11pm and will be a fundraiser for Ireland Calais Refugee Solidarity campaign, which is collecting supplies to bring to migrants stranded in Calais and living in tents.