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# ukrainian-refugees - Last month November 2022

72,000 Ukrainian refugees expected in Ireland by the end of the year
# Refugees
# Refugees

72,000 Ukrainian refugees expected in Ireland by the end of the year

Nov 24th 2022, 9:20 PM 26,037 Views 48 Comments

The Government has appealed to members of the public who own unoccupied properties to make them available to house those fleeing the war.

East Wall: Minister to meet residents as Tánaiste says people don't have 'veto' on who lives nearby
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

East Wall: Minister to meet residents as Tánaiste says people don't have 'veto' on who lives nearby

Nov 23rd 2022, 12:58 PM 23,451 Views 38 Comments

A spokesperson for the Minister confirmed that a meeting would take place this week.

Fire at Kildare facility at centre of proposal to house Ukrainian refugees is extinguished
# Kildare
# Kildare

Fire at Kildare facility at centre of proposal to house Ukrainian refugees is extinguished

Updated Nov 7th 2022, 3:01 PM 50,241 Views 0 Comments

The scene is preserved for examination.

# ukrainian-refugees - This year 2022

Communities that take in Ukrainian refugees could get multimillion-euro funding
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Communities that take in Ukrainian refugees could get multimillion-euro funding

Oct 26th 2022, 10:07 PM 26,062 Views 52 Comments

Leo Varadkar said he wanted a community fund for areas to improve schools, public transport, community and sporting facilities.

Explainer: What exactly are the modular homes causing disquiet in our refugee response?
# Modular Homes
# Modular Homes

Explainer: What exactly are the modular homes causing disquiet in our refugee response?

Oct 26th 2022, 5:11 PM 29,319 Views 52 Comments

The government is planning to use modular homes to house Ukrainian refugees, but it’s proving controversial.

Rod Stewart paying rent and bills for family of seven Ukrainian refugees
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Rod Stewart paying rent and bills for family of seven Ukrainian refugees

Oct 18th 2022, 7:16 AM 27,703 Views 15 Comments

The singer said he usually keeps ‘all my charitable efforts nice and quiet,’ but hoped making his actions public might inspire others to help.

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation
# Carlow
# Carlow

Investigation following overcrowding claims at restaurant converted into refugee accommodation

Oct 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 40,235 Views 8 Comments

The department said it was awaiting further information from the owner of the accommodation.

Ukrainian refugee camp in Gormanston to be stood down during winter months
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Ukrainian refugee camp in Gormanston to be stood down during winter months

Sep 22nd 2022, 5:52 PM 24,921 Views 15 Comments

There are currently around 190 Ukrainian refugees at the temporary camp in Co Meath.

McDonald defends letter by Sinn Féin TD warning of risk of 'conflict' between refugees and locals
# Kildare
# Kildare

McDonald defends letter by Sinn Féin TD warning of risk of 'conflict' between refugees and locals

Sep 13th 2022, 1:20 PM 46,179 Views 51 Comments

Kildare South TD Patricia Ryan said conflict with host communities could be exploited by “small far-right elements”.

Government needs to take 'more humane approach' to housing Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Government needs to take 'more humane approach' to housing Ukrainian refugees

Aug 21st 2022, 7:06 PM 27,133 Views 50 Comments

Around 2,500 Ukrainians who have been living in student accommodation will have to leave by the end of August.

Aviva Stadium being temporarily used to host Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Aviva Stadium being temporarily used to host Ukrainian refugees

Jul 28th 2022, 6:21 PM 39,019 Views 53 Comments

It is understood that these refugees will be moved onto separate accommodation tomorrow after spending a week at the stadium.

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August
# Homes
# Homes

€400 monthly payment for hosts of Ukrainian refugees to start in August

Jul 26th 2022, 2:24 PM 25,818 Views 15 Comments

It’s an opt-in scheme with applications to receive it open from today.

First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November
# Modular Housing
# Modular Housing

First of 500 modular homes to accommodate Ukrainian refugees to be built by November

Jun 29th 2022, 5:02 PM 54,987 Views 85 Comments

All of the units are set to be two-bed apartments and will be able to accommodate a maximum of four refugees.

Grants up to €100,000 available to organisations helping Ukrainians in Ireland
# Ireland Ukraine Fund
# Ireland Ukraine Fund

Grants up to €100,000 available to organisations helping Ukrainians in Ireland

Updated Jun 10th 2022, 4:19 PM 19,460 Views 25 Comments

New figures released by the CSO show that a total of 35,670 PPSNs have been issued to people from Ukraine since early March.

Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres

May 26th 2022, 6:51 PM 22,363 Views 7 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the issues raised by refugees will be looked into.

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules
# Rent A Room
# Rent A Room

Up to €14,000 can be earned in rent by social welfare recipients under newly agreed rules

May 19th 2022, 3:23 PM 49,618 Views 61 Comments

The change means that social welfare payments will not be impacted for earning rental income under €14,000.

Housing minister tells local authorities to allow social housing tenants to take in Ukrainian refugees
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Housing minister tells local authorities to allow social housing tenants to take in Ukrainian refugees

May 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 28,018 Views 10 Comments

Darragh O’Brien has written to local authorities about the measure.

Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'
# Ukraine Refugees
# Ukraine Refugees

Minister confirms Aramark given refugee catering contract as process had to be 'short circuited'

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 5:19 PM 40,827 Views 83 Comments

Minister for Integration Roderic O’Gorman says Government hasn’t used the traditional procurement processes.

New Cabinet committee on Ukrainian crisis as TD makes 'strong call' for holiday homes to be used for refugees
# Housing
# Housing

New Cabinet committee on Ukrainian crisis as TD makes 'strong call' for holiday homes to be used for refugees

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 3:40 PM 23,887 Views 37 Comments

Taoiseach Micheá Martin said that he had met with Ukrainian refugees over the weekend.

Ukrainians allowed to exchange driving licence for an Irish one, Minister announces
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Ukrainians allowed to exchange driving licence for an Irish one, Minister announces

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:34 PM 31,672 Views 65 Comments

The new licence will be valid for 12 months and will apply to cars only.

Government considering monthly €400 payment for households who host Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Government considering monthly €400 payment for households who host Ukrainian refugees

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:26 AM 27,027 Views 54 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that Ireland is examining new options for housing Ukrainian refugees.

Irish volunteers at the Ukraine border: ‘We're great at helping, but need to do more. It’s a tragedy’
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Irish volunteers at the Ukraine border: ‘We're great at helping, but need to do more. It’s a tragedy’

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:05 AM 27,497 Views 11 Comments
  • Céimin Burke speaks to volunteers at a disused shopping centre just 11 kilometres from the Ukrainian border.
  • Groups include people from around Europe who came to border areas and directly offered lifts to arriving refugees.
  • Irish charities among those working to set up safe travel routes for refugees and helping with those providing essential items and legal support.
Over 50 days in, things have changed at the main border crossing between Poland and Ukraine
# Medyka
# Medyka

Over 50 days in, things have changed at the main border crossing between Poland and Ukraine

Apr 18th 2022, 11:10 PM 47,241 Views 15 Comments
  • There are now large numbers of people returning to Ukraine as well as leaving it
  • Security is much tighter, with more organisations rather than individuals on the ground
  • The traffic at the border stretches out of sight filling three lanes, reports Céimin Burke from the border
Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees
# Housing
# Housing

Housing minister says government will pull 'every lever available' to house Ukrainian refugees

Apr 12th 2022, 10:17 AM 20,220 Views 73 Comments

Vacant buildings are being examined to find spaces that can be converted to homes.

Number of Ukrainians arriving falls and payment for host families being considered – O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Number of Ukrainians arriving falls and payment for host families being considered – O'Gorman

Apr 11th 2022, 3:34 PM 19,974 Views 22 Comments

Roderic O’Gorman said Ireland won’t be able to accommodate all arrivals in own-room settings.

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Tent camp, warehouses, arenas and Citywest hotel may house refugees by Easter

Apr 7th 2022, 11:51 AM 12,333 Views 22 Comments

Warehouses and other vacant properties might also be used to house people arriving here from Ukraine in the coming days.

Up to 35,000 new homes may be needed to house Ukrainian refugees, says Housing Minister
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Up to 35,000 new homes may be needed to house Ukrainian refugees, says Housing Minister

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 5:56 PM 36,521 Views 93 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that the planning system was a drawback to activating housing developments.

Around 700 Ukrainian refugee children registered with schools so far, says Education Minister
# New School
# New School

Around 700 Ukrainian refugee children registered with schools so far, says Education Minister

Mar 24th 2022, 2:15 PM 12,227 Views 9 Comments

Foley said that this figure is likely to rise in the coming days as more children are registered.

Three new centres to support Ukrainian refugees to open in Dublin, Cork and Limerick
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Three new centres to support Ukrainian refugees to open in Dublin, Cork and Limerick

Mar 17th 2022, 8:58 AM 24,123 Views 11 Comments

Almost 7,300 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since the war broke out last month.

Scotland 'stands ready' to take in 3,000 Ukrainian refugees immediately, says Nicola Sturgeon
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Scotland 'stands ready' to take in 3,000 Ukrainian refugees immediately, says Nicola Sturgeon

Mar 13th 2022, 11:13 AM 10,171 Views 12 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said she’s concerned the UK government’s refugee scheme is “slow and cumbersome”.

Modular homes on State land among 'emergency measures' being considered for Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Modular homes on State land among 'emergency measures' being considered for Ukrainian refugees

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 3:31 PM 22,783 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Red Cross have said that approximately 75% of the pledges are for shared accommodation.