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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Rooskey

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Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.
Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped
The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.
Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.
Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres
It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.
Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey
The rally follows Monday night’s fire at the Shannon Key West Hotel, earmarked for asylum seekers.
Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.
'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'
There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes.
'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.
Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border
The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.
A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.
Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers
A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.
Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment
The positions at a medical devices firm were announced by jobs minister Richard Bruton this morning.