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Swedish town to integrate refugees by housing them with pensioners

The first residents have moved into a new housing scheme that mixes seniors, young people and foreigners who came to Sweden as unaccompanied minors seeking asylum. They are required to socialize with each other.


Taoiseach 'glad' Verona Murphy was not elected

The Taoiseach has said he is glad that Verona Murphy did not get elected in the Wexford by-election.


Rise in the number of people trying to illegally enter Ireland through Cork Airport

THE number of people trying to sneak into Ireland through Cork Airport and the Port of Cork has increased in the past year, with gardaí believing many want to access the UK before Brexit.


Council chief denies 'Offaly citizens' seeking houses are discriminated against

THE chief executive of Offaly County Council has denied a claim that its social housing policy favours migrants over local people who have been on the waiting list for years.


REVEALED: Far-left group investigated in connection to the murder of Lyra McKee attended NGO event

It has emerged that prominent members of Saoradh, a far-left group that police say is the political wing of the New IRA, yesterday attended the “Rally for Peace on Earth – Against the Politics of Hatred” event, which was organised and supported by some of Ireland’s largest NGOs.


ILGA-Europe Welcome European Parliament Resolution Tackling the Rise in Hate against the LGBTI Community

A resolution adopted by the European Parliament today makes a strong call for an EU LGBTI strategy to counter the rise of official hate-speech and its consequences across the European Union.


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