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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# abbeyfield hotel

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# Ballaghaderreen
'They're just regular young people like us' - Teens scoop top prize for welcome given to Syrian refugees
A group of teenagers in Ballaghaderreen have won a top prize at the Foróige Citizenship Awards for their efforts at welcoming Syrian refugees to their town.
# Roscommon
"An emergency measure" - Ballaghaderreen refugees to eventually be integrated across Ireland
The Abbeyfield Hotel has been selected to house some 240 refugees, mostly of Syrian extraction.