More than 100 nationalities being provided with accommodation
Sligo News File
More than 6,000 persons of foreign nationality are currently resident in Irish direct provision, Minister for Children, Integration and Youth has confirmed in reply to a parliamentary question submitted by Fianna Fail Deputy Barry Cowen.
He told Deputy Cowen that as of Wednesday 7 July 2021 there were 6,445 persons staying in accommodation offered by the International Protection Accommodation Service of his Department.
This figure is included as a total made up of persons from 55 countries, he said, adding that there are people from 105 nationalities being provided with IPAS accommodation in Ireland
|Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The||216|
|Iran (Islamic Republic Of)||29|
|Libyan Arab Jamahiriya||15|
|Palestinian Territory, Occupied||33|
|Syrian Arab Republic||48|
|Tanzania, United Republic Of||14|
|United States Of America||17|
|Others including unknown countries||198|
Gender Breakdown of residents
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