Moville

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Bernard Montgomery: the future field marshal served as a brigade major tasked with subduing Cork, a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independence

In January 1921, an ambitious British army officer arrived in Cork with a view to subduing a place that had become the crucible of the War of Independ(...)

 Romanians in the back of a freight truck found trying to enter the country at Rosslare Port in 1998. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

On a summer evening in 1998, officials carrying out checks on freight trucks arriving from France discovered 20 children hidden among the contents of (...)

The fire at the Caiseal Mara Hotel in Moville led to longer-than-intended use of emergency accommodatioin. Photograph: North West Newspix

Asylum seekers living in State-funded emergency accommodation in a Co Monaghan hotel were “shipped like cattle” to Co Wexford to make way for a weddin(...)

Ian Cullen: “We work with a number of organisations which are facing very significant challenges from a bad Brexit or no-deal outcome.” Photograph: iStock

Ian Cullen has a “Brexit business”. He set up his company, digital marketing agency Grofuse, in Derry in August 2017, a year after the Brexit referend(...)

Shannon Key West hotel in Rooskey on the Leitrim-Roscommon border, after it had been damaged by fire a month ago, on January 10th. File photograph: Brian Farrell

A Government decision to scrap plans for a direct provision centre at the Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey on the Leitrim/Roscommon border has been b(...)

The “buffer” between the direct provision occupancy rates  and the total number of beds available “has been decreasing for three years”. Photograph: Getty Images

Overcrowding in direct provision centres is now so “acute” that maintenance work cannot be carried out even as the centres are being asked to create m(...)

The Shannon Key West hotel in the village of Rooskey was set on fire in what has been described by local gardaí as a premeditated and carefully planned attack.

Five of the 40 direct provision centres in Ireland are currently oversubscribed, the latest figures from the Department of Justice show. There are 6(...)

Shannon Key West hotel in Rooskey on the Leitrim-Roscommon border, after it had been damaged by fire a month ago, on January 10th. File photograph: Brian Farrell

Monday night’s arson attack on the Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey was premeditated and involved “careful planning”, the local Garda superintendent (...)

  Caiseal Mara hotel in Moville, Co Donegal, which was s subjected to an arson attack last weekend ahead of the arrival over the coming weeks of  100 asylum seekers. Photograph: North West Newspix

When the people of Moville, Co Donegal, learnt about two weeks ago that the town’s biggest hotel was to close and reopen as a direct provision centre (...)

Hotel of the year:  Adare Manor, Adare, Co Limerick

Adare Manor has been hailed as the best hotel in Ireland while the Strawberry Tree at Brooklodge has won the gong for best restaurant at the 2019 Geor(...)

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