Rosslare Migrants Leave Direct...

News

Rosslare Migrants Leave Direct Provision Centre

Newsroom
Newsroom

10:28 AM - 24 Nov 2019



Gardai have confirmed that most of the migrants found on a ship to Rosslare on Thursday are no longer in the care of the State.

The group of 16 were discovered in a container on the vessel during its sailing from Cherbourg.

The group included 15 adults and one juvenile. According to Gardai, all of them sought international protection which is effectively seeking refugee status. Under that system, they were offered accommodation in a Dublin direct provision centre.

However, the process means they were not detained and all of them were free to leave their accommodation.

Gardai have confirmed the 16th member of the group however is a juvenile who has now been taken into the care of the child and family agency, Tusla

Meanwhile, the Garda investigation into how they gained access to the truck that ended on a ship to Wexford is ongoing.



Read more about

Cherbourg Direct Provision Gardai International Protection Migrants Rosslare

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Up next

Block Rockin' Beats

Block Rockin' Beats

7 PM-10 PM

Share

Friday Night Anthems

Friday Night Anthems

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-8 AM

Share

Weekend Breakfast with Alison...

Weekend Breakfast with Alison Curtis

8 AM-11 AM

Share

Jessica Maciel

Jessica Maciel

11 AM-2 PM

Share

Pumped Up Kicks

Pumped Up Kicks

2 PM-6 PM

Share

Saturday Hits

Saturday Hits

6 PM-9 PM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on