Delay in opening of Letterkenny Direct Provision Centre

first_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Google+ Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Google+center_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleNo return to classroom for children with special needs this weekNext articleTemperatures set to plummet in days ahead News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – January 20, 2021 The arrival of families to Letterkenny’s Direct Provision Centre has been delayed.The Cathaoirleach of the Letterkenny Milford Municipal District has confirmed that Covid-19 has had an impact on the progress of plans for the centre.Up to 60 families were due to start to arrive to the direct provision centre in Letterkenny early this year.Their arrival has been delayed due to Covid-19.Cathaoirleach of the Letterkenny Milford Municipal District, Councillor Donal Coyle confirmed at the latest MD meeting that the first of the families will not arrive now until at least the end of February.Councillor Coyle says some work still needs to be carried out at the premises prior to the accommodation being occupied.A follow-up meeting with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is due to take place in the coming weeks.Councillors and the local community previously expressed disappointment that there was no opportunity to engage with the Department before a contract for the direct provision centre was signed. Delay in opening of Letterkenny Direct Provision Centre News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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