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A cluster growth of COVID-19 cases at the Temple Spa Accommodation Centre is “significantly troubling” and necessitates immediate intervention, such is the view of Sanctuary Runners founder, Graham Clifford, who this week spoke to the Athlone Advertiser with regard to the issue which is the source of much debate, at both local an national levels.
An extra 650 beds for the two direct provision centres in Galway City, to assist with social distancing in those centres is a welcome move, but the "absence of detail is worrying".
ASYLUM SEEKERS and Irish people will join forces for a dance show, coming to Galway, which has been inspired by the lives of refugees and people in direct provision.
Plans to locate a direct provision centre in Oughterard may have been scrapped, but Galway will still have to face its obligations to provide accommodation to people seeking asylum in Ireland.
A protest march due to be held this weekend in Oughterard will not commence from the church grounds, after the parish priest said it was ‘unacceptable.’
Oughterard is perhaps the first village in Ireland that did not wake up to discover that a Direct Provision centre had been opened in their locality, one local resident said last night, after a week of protests in the area.
Currently running at the Black Gate Cultural Centre is Failte Africa, an exhibition of paintings by Nasir El Safi, a Sudanese journalist and artist who came to Ireland two years ago and has been living in the direct provision system.
A MONTH or so before Christmas, a rather imposing volume landed on my desk. Bound in a strong blue cloth, the front cover declared the title to be Asylum Archive, the author to be Vukasin Nedeljkovic. The spine declared the publisher to be Asylum Archive.
The "inhumane" and "discriminatory" direct provision system must to be scrapped and replaced by a "humane asylum process" where applications for refugee status are processed quickly.