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From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks Rooskey

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped Rooskey

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.

From TheJournal.ie Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped Asylum Seekers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres Arson Attacks

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.

From TheJournal.ie Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey Asylum Seekers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre Rooskey

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win' Opinion

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre Rooskey This post contains videos

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border Rooskey
From TheJournal.ie A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers Leitrim

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.

From TheJournal.ie Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment Jobswatch

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.