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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Citywest

Yesterday
2nd February 2023
# Emergency Accommodation
Govt facing 'pinch-point' on asylum seeker accommodation
Tánaiste Micheál Martin said that modular housing would come on stream in the coming weeks.
This week
29th January 2023 - 3rd February 2023
# Asylum Seekers
89 asylum seekers left without accommodation last week after Citywest closure
The Department of Integration has confirmed it has sourced a “limited number of additional beds” for asylum seekers.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Homelessness
Homelessness record broken again as 11,632 people in emergency accommodation in December
The Department of Housing published the figures this afternoon.
The Department of Housing published the figures this afternoon.
A total of 8,190 adults and 3,442 children were living in emergency accommodation during the week of 19 to 25 December.
Focus Ireland has called these figures "shameful".
55 asylum seekers left without accommodation since Citywest closure
New asylum accommodation might not be ready for five weeks, as charities prepare for influx
# Citywest
55 asylum seekers left without accommodation since Citywest closure
The International Protection Accommodation Service will continue to provide accommodation for families with children.
# IHREC
Fears closure of Citywest to new International Protection arrivals 'clear breach' of human rights obligations
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman to reverse the decision.
The Citywest closed to new arrivals earlier this week, though it will remain open for all other matters.
Over 20 International Protection applicants have been left without accommodation since the closure.
The IHREC has called on Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman to reverse the decision.
New asylum accommodation might not be ready for five weeks, as charities prepare for influx
Citywest closes to new International Protection arrivals, but facility remains open for processing
# Lebanon
Govt doing all it can to accommodate refugees but numbers are unprecedented, says Martin
Tánaiste says the conflict in Ukraine is different to what is happening elsewhere in the world.
# Citywest
24 International Protection applicants left without accommodation since Citywest closure
The International Protection Accommodation Service will continue to provide accommodation for families with children.
# Citywest
Citywest closes to new International Protection arrivals, but facility remains open for processing
The International Protection Accommodation Service will continue to provide accommodation for IP families with children.
Last month
January 2023
THE MORNING LEAD
Homelessness services prepare for potential fallout of Citywest closing to new refugees
A report by
Lauren Boland
The development has raised concerns for the welfare of refugees who arrive into the country.
# Ukraine
CityWest refugee centre to close to new arrivals 'in a matter of days', says O'Gorman
The UN’s refugee agency warned that ‘urgent intervention’ is needed to prevent large numbers of people becoming homeless here.
Last year
2022
# Refugees
Govt to introduce 'refusal policy' for Ukrainian refugees in hotels offered other accommodation
Hotel contracts will be changed to bed-only accommodation for Ukrainians.
# refugee crisis
Ukrainian ambassador says lack of accommodation is 'unacceptable'
43 Ukrainian men have been told that there is no accommodation available.
# Refugees
O'Gorman 'can't rule out' refugees sleeping on streets as Citywest closes to new arrivals
It was reported yesterday that the Citywest facility has now reached capacity.
# Refugees
Citywest closes to new arrivals after reaching capacity, refugees may need to overnight in airport
A shortfall of 15,000 beds by December is forecast as the numbers arriving is expected to remain at elevated levels.
# Refugees
Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage
The Government said more than 160 people fleeing Ukraine have been transferred out of the Old Terminal building in Dublin Airport today.
# Cabinet
Cabinet approves two-year lease on Citywest Hotel to accommodate Ukrainian refugees
The hotel and conference centre currently accommodates about 2,300 people fleeing the war.
# ukrainian refugees
Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter
Warehouses and other vacant properties might also be used to house people arriving here from Ukraine in the coming days.
All time
# Citywest
Dozens of animals - including dogs, cats, parrots and a snake - seized by gardaí in Dublin
The animals have been taken by the DSPCA for veterinary treatment.
# Coronavirus
HSE reports increase in numbers requiring self-isolation at CityWest
On Wednesday, there were 139 people in total using the self-isolation facilities.
# Citywest
Three men (20s) arrested after aggravated burglary in Tallaght yesterday
The men are due to appear in court today.
# good news
'A thoughtful gesture': Patients in self-isolation facility receive Easter eggs from HSE
Patients also received sweets and magazines to mark the Easter weekend.
# Covid-19
First patients arrive at Citywest self-isolation centre as Harris warns of 'very significant pressure' on hospitals
Similar centres will be set up around the country.
# Citywest
Here's what the Covid-19 self-isolation and step-down care centre will look like in Dublin
The centre is expected to be operational this week, with more centres to be established in Cork, Limerick and Galway.
# Coronavirus
HSE planning for peak Covid-19 outbreak to happen in two weeks time based on current modelling
The chief operations officer said they are making preparations for the peak to arrive between the 10 and 14 April.
# Citywest
Man fatally stabbed outside Dublin house named as Gareth Kelly (39)
The incident happened at the Brownsbarn estate in Kingswood.
# Citywest
ISPCA 'shocked and appalled' after video emerges of high-speed sulky race on N7
In the video, two horse-and-carts are flanked to the front and rear by a cordon of cars and vans travelling at high speed.
# Courts
Student appears before court charged in relation to incident at Citywest shopping centre yesterday
The accused was granted bail under strict terms after he was charged with four serious offences in connection with the incident.
# Dublin
Man (20s) to appear in court charged over incident in Citywest yesterday evening
A man was injured when he was struck by a car outside a shopping centre at around 5.30pm yesterday.
# Job Losses
INM announces closure of Citywest printing plant with over 80 job losses
The decision was taken after a continuing decline in circulation and advertising revenue in the sector.
# Dublin
Man (20s) arrested in relation to 2017 Citywest shooting released without charge
The man is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the shooting.
# Citywest
Man (22) arrested over fatal shooting of fitness instructor John Gibson in Dublin
The father-of-two was shot a number of times in a car park in 2017.
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'
Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
Final say on FG entering coalition government with another party may have to go to a vote
Fine Gael will consider a rule change to allow a special party conference to be convened.
# Housing Crisis
'It's embarrassing to sleep rough': Son of Father Michael Cleary reveals he is homeless
Ross Hamilton lost his home after a back injury meant he couldn’t work and his landlord refused to accept a HAP payment.
# Property Prices
Here's the average price of a home in Citywest in 2018
The latest data from Daft.ie.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Citywest: Celtic Tiger town with a growing sense of community
Housing is still being built around the area’s business developments.
# unfair
Hotel security guard sacked after showing guest her own 'sex tape' awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal
The Labour Court has found that the decision by CityWest to dismiss Nicholas Reddin was unfair.
# Labour Court
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
# Citywest
Man to appear in court tomorrow charged with carjacking and other offences in Tallaght
The man was later arrested by a number of armed gardaí at Citywest shopping centre.
# success
"People kept asking: 'Are you going to get a job?' My main focus was the World Championships"
Irish taekwondo star Sarah Lehane chats to The42 about becoming a world champion.