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An aerial view of the building in Ballinamore Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

An injunction permanently restraining protesters from interfering with the fitting out of accommodation for asylum seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim,(...)

The  accommodation earmarked for asylum seekers  in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell/Irish Times

The decision to cut the number of asylum seekers going to Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, from 130 to just 27, made up of seven families, including children,(...)

An aerial view of the building in Ballinamore Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate  asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The owners of an apartment complex for asylum-seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, have secured an injunction preventing protesters interfering with wo(...)

Protestors outside the proposed accommodation for 130 asylum seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A protest outside a proposed centre for asylum seekers in Ballinamore Co Leitrim will continue, despite a plea from a senior Catholic cleric in the di(...)

Borrisokane residents Mags Donnelly, Robert Armitage and Margaret Bevan-Hanger at the apartment complex earmarked for asylum seekers. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

‘WE DON’T WANT THIS TO BE OUGHTERARD 2.0’: BORRISOKANE HAS DECIDED TO WELCOME ITS NEW DIRECT-PROVISION CENTRE. BALLINAMORE, IN CO LEITRIM, HAS NOT (...)

Some people in Ballinamore are opposed to plans to move up to 130 asylum seekers to the town. Photograph: Google Streetview

The Department of Justice has declined to say if its plans to accommodate up to 130 asylum seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim have been paused, as cla(...)

An aerial view of the building, which includes an apartment complex, in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate 130 asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Nearly 400 local people have signed up to man round-the-clock protest shifts in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim against plans to house up to 130 asylum seeker(...)

 Ballinamore residents outside renovated apartments which are  earmarked for 130 refugees. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Objections by locals in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, to the arrival of up to 130 asylum seekers and refugees which has led to public protests “can be comp(...)