More than 12,000 Ukrainian refugees have come to Ireland since the start of the war.
Of these, over 6,000 have applied for accommodation, with the Department of Integration saying they're now in temporary homes, including in nearly 3,000 hotel rooms.
Speaking this afternoon, the Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman said:
"We are facing a humanitarian crisis on a scale never before seen in Ireland. We remain steadfast in our solidarity with the plight of people who have been displaced by the war in Ukraine, and we continue to extend a welcome to the many people who have arrived here seeking safety and shelter.
"Since the onset of this war, my Department and I have been focused on providing reception accommodation to those in need. The scale of response to this crisis has been unprecedented, and the Irish people have displayed an incredible level of generosity in their pledges of support and accommodation."
While last night, the Ukrainian President noted EU member states' support for his country and said Ireland 'almost' supports Ukraine.
Taoiseach Micheal Martin says he won’t be reading too much into the comment:
"We're a militarily neutral country, but again we explain - through constructive abstention, we facilitated the EU Peace facility.
"Which has been an enormous support to the Ukrainian people. I wouldn't overstate it."
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