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# rooskey - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Concerns raised about fire safety issues at hotel earmarked to house asylum seekers before arson attacks

May 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,921 Views 0 Comments

Plans to open a Direct Provision centre in Rooskey were scrapped based on legal advice.

# rooskey - Monday 6 May, 2019

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped
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# Rooskey

Fears over legal challenge 'disrupting' asylum seekers led to Direct Provision centre being scrapped

May 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,185 Views 0 Comments

The proposal was affected by a number of legal and planning issues, as well as suspected arson attacks.

# rooskey - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Plan to open Direct Provision centre in Leitrim scrapped

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 1:51 PM 27,086 Views 121 Comments

The Department of Justice said the decision is not related to suspected arson attacks at the former hotel.

# rooskey - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres
# Arson Attacks
# Arson Attacks

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

Mar 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 30,677 Views 16 Comments

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

# rooskey - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Confrontation at 'No To Racism' rally in Rooskey

Feb 17th 2019, 6:54 PM 57,064 Views 87 Comments

The rally follows Monday night’s fire at the Shannon Key West Hotel, earmarked for asylum seekers.

# rooskey - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Anti-racism rally held outside fire-damaged Leitrim hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Jan 13th 2019, 4:55 PM 21,134 Views 180 Comments

The hotel was damaged in a suspected arson attack earlier this week.

# rooskey - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Fires at Direct Provision hotels should prompt discussion about far-right minority, otherwise the racists win'

Jan 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 18,828 Views 124 Comments

There are clear victims here – the men, women and children who were forced to flee their homes, Dr Fiona O’Reilly writes.

# rooskey - Friday 11 January, 2019

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

'This should be treated as a hate crime': Concern expressed after fire at hotel earmarked as Direct Provision centre

Updated Jan 11th 2019, 2:10 PM 42,740 Views 113 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known, and an investigation has been launched by gardaí.

# rooskey - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border
# Rooskey
# Rooskey

Fire breaks out at hotel to be used as Direct Provision centre on Leitrim-Roscommon border

Jan 10th 2019, 9:37 PM 41,113 Views 126 Comments

The fire broke out shortly before 8pm.

# rooskey - Thursday 29 November, 2018

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute
# Courts
# Courts

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

Nov 29th 2018, 6:19 PM 18,204 Views 0 Comments

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

# rooskey - Friday 16 November, 2018

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

Nov 16th 2018, 9:14 AM 22,820 Views 0 Comments

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

# rooskey - Monday 24 October, 2011

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment

Oct 24th 2011, 10:51 AM 538 Views 7 Comments

The positions at a medical devices firm were announced by jobs minister Richard Bruton this morning.