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# Mount Street

Last month
May 2024
It's a 'criminal offence' to pitch tents on public land, govt says, after removing Grand Canal camp
Criticism of ‘monstrosities’ as barriers erected in place of tents at Grand Canal
Taoiseach Simon Harris said he doesn’t know how long the barriers will be in place for.
Asylum seekers expected to be moved from Citywest amid concerns over tents on Grand Canal
Removal of Mount Street camp is 'like putting a plaster on a wound'
The Lighthouse in Dublin is providing food and other services for hundreds of asylum seekers every day.
Harris says asylum seekers in Ballsbridge park is 'temporary thing done by people being very humane'
Extra staff to be hired to improve communications and tackle disinformation on migration
Around 100 asylum seekers without beds in Dublin city told there is 'no further accommodation'
Opinion: Our media and government forget about Ireland's history when they talk about refugees
Leon Diop
Mount Street: Several asylum seekers without beds after makeshift encampment is dismantled
‘Just under’ 290 people have been moved to Citywest and Crooksling.
A number of steel barriers have been erected along the pathway on Mount Street where the tents were located.
Minister for Integration Roderic O'Gorman described the tents as an "extremely difficult situation" for people living in them.
This year
2024
Taoiseach says ‘makeshift shantytowns’ won’t be allowed to develop after Mount Street is cleared
Asylum seekers unaware of any plans to clear tents on Dublin's Mount Street
Mount Street protesters take aim at Helen McEntee for ‘recycling far-right rhetoric’
'Generous' Dublin restaurants 'happy to help', providing free meals for asylum seekers
Palestinian man who slept on Mount Street came to Ireland to escape 'death at any moment'
Mohamed has been deeply affected by the situation in Gaza, describing it as a “massacre”.
O'Gorman denies asylum seekers were moved from Mount Street because of St Patrick's Day
Asylum seekers who left Dublin Mountains camp attempt to find shelter for the night
One asylum seeker said he felt he was treated “like an animal” at the campsite he was bussed to.
Varadkar denies government bussed asylum seekers from city to avoid Patrick's Day embarrassment
Government accused of 'playing games' as some asylum seekers bussed to Dublin Mountains return to city
Many tents and people’s belongings had been removed from the area.
A number of men were taken from Mount Street in Dublin today to tented accommodation in south county Dublin.
Some men returned to Dublin City, however, to find their tents destroyed.
DCC councillors discussed the tents near Mount Street yesterday and let loose on the government
Asylum seekers describe desperation as Department ends temporary 'extreme weather' shelter
One man who spent two nights indoors but is now back in a tent said the situation is “inhumane”.
Some homeless asylum seekers offered accommodation last night back in their tents
All time
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man mugged in Dublin city centre
Person taken to hospital after fire in Dublin city apartment
Fine Gael HQ assures TDs: No decisions made about Budget 2013 yet