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Refugees arrive in Ballaghaderreen

79 Syrian refugees are due to arrive in Ballaghaderreen on Tuesday March 14th.

The initial group of 39 were due to arrive from their temporary reception centre in Dublin to Ballaghaderreen last week and 40 others this week.

It has been confirmed that for operational reasons both groups will now arrive on Tuesday 14th.

Meanwhile, it is understood €97,000 has been provided by the HSE to put in place health supports and interpretation facilities at the Emergency Reception and Orientation Centre at the former Abbeyfield Hotel.

A senior officer has also been appointed to liaise with the management at the centre.

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