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Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has highlighted the fact that a total of €64.3 million was spent on centres for refugees and asylum seekers in 2016, which is a rise of 11 per cent on the previous year.
World Refugee Day takes place tomorrow, Tuesday June 20, and will be marked in Galway on with a series of events including talks, an information stand, and a music and food afternoon.
The most valuable possession any person has is his or her dignity.
“Ireland’s response to the refugee crisis has been shameful - from the long term incarceration of children and adults in Direct Provision, to the pitiful response by Government offering asylum to just 4,000 people - of which only 10 Syrian refugees have been received so far.”
No one chooses to be a refugee. This World Refugee Day, borrow a refugee book from your local library and show you care!
World Refugee Day will be celebrated in Galway tomorrow with a series of events taking place in the Galway City Museum from 2pm to 4.30pm
Galway Refugee Support Group is holding celebrations to mark World Refugee Day tomorrow from 2.30 to 5pm in the Aras na nGael on Dominick St.