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#ukrainian refugees

# ukrainian-refugees - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

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

Wed 5:02 PM 52,147 Views 84 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Friday 10 June, 2022

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 19,112 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.

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 26 May, 2022

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 22,302 Views 7 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 19 May, 2022

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 48,115 Views 61 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

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 27,632 Views 10 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 28 April, 2022

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 40,573 Views 83 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

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 23,845 Views 37 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Friday 22 April, 2022

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 31,525 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 26,897 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 27,285 Views 12 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.

# ukrainian-refugees - Monday 18 April, 2022

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 47,180 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

# ukrainian-refugees - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

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 20,140 Views 73 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Monday 11 April, 2022

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 19,919 Views 22 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 7 April, 2022

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 12,245 Views 22 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

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 36,342 Views 92 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 24 March, 2022

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 12,182 Views 9 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 17 March, 2022

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 23,983 Views 11 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Sunday 13 March, 2022

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 10,144 Views 12 Comments

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

# ukrainian-refugees - Thursday 10 March, 2022

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 22,709 Views 20 Comments

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