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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -4°C

# refugee crisis

All time
'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps'
‘Ireland loves nothing more than to toot its own horn as a saintly global peacemaker.’
# Power of Sport
Real Madrid make incredibly kind donation to help refugees in Spain
The La Liga club are the latest to pledge their support.
# in the name of love
Bono has a message about the refugee crisis
U2 kicked off their European tour last night and Bono got political.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled to discuss the refugee crisis?
Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin want it to happen.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Ireland taking in more refugees, a murder investigation in Tallaght and chaos in Hungary.
# New Plan
Syrian family laid to rest as Taoiseach says we can take in more refugees
“There’s got to be a clear plan and a clear strategy to help people who are so distressed by these events.”
# pledge a bed
Over 6,000 people pledge to home refugees as humanitarian crisis worsens
The campaign is urging solidarity with migrants and refugees.
# not my problem
Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'
Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.
# helping hand
Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis
The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.
# train tracks
Pictures: Desperate mother clings to her baby as police try to bring migrants to camps
Chaotic scenes at a train station in Hungary today.
# refugee crisis
Desperate migrants storm Budapest station after two day stand-off
Chaos erupted as crowds of people burst into the flashpoint station and rushed towards a standing train.
# not the best idea
German minister sparks outrage after calling singer a 'wonderful Negro'
Many people are annoyed, but Roberto Blanco is taking the whole thing very well.