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Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,971 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

May 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,262 Views 0 Comments

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
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 1:51 PM 27,169 Views 120 Comments

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
# Arson Attacks
# Arson Attacks

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

Mar 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,826 Views 16 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey

Feb 17th 2019, 6:54 PM 57,202 Views 87 Comments

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
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Jan 13th 2019, 4:55 PM 21,191 Views 180 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'

Jan 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 18,864 Views 124 Comments

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
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Updated Jan 11th 2019, 2:10 PM 42,808 Views 118 Comments

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
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border

Jan 10th 2019, 9:37 PM 41,233 Views 126 Comments

The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
# Courts
# Courts

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

Nov 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 18,244 Views 0 Comments

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
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

Nov 16th 2018, 9:14 AM 22,858 Views 0 Comments

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment

Oct 24th 2011, 10:51 AM 552 Views 7 Comments

The positions at a medical devices firm were announced by jobs minister Richard Bruton this morning.