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Almost 100 Refugees To Be Accommodated At A Hotel In Athy

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The refugees will be accommodated on a short term basis.

Some 94 refugees will arrive to Athy this week from worn torn countries.

They will be accommodated on a short term basis of seven weeks.

The Abbey Hotel in Athy will accommodate these people, after which time they will revert to doing weddings.

The Department of Integration has confirmed that the refugees will be mostly families, with some single women and children.

Kildare South Labour Senator Mark Wall confirmed the news on Monday morning's Kildare Today, listen back to the full interview here:


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