1,500+ take to the streets in Ireland to protest plans to establish a new ‘asylum center’

Hundreds upon hundreds of concerned citizens took to the streets in Galway County, Ireland to protest a planned asylum center at the Connemara Gateway Hotel in the small town of Oughterard. “The plan would see a 20 percent increase in the population...

1,500+ take to the streets in Ireland to protest plans to establish a new ‘asylum center’

Hundreds upon hundreds of concerned citizens took to the streets in Galway County, Ireland to protest a planned asylum center at the Connemara Gateway Hotel in the small town of Oughterard. “The plan would see a 20 percent increase in the population of Oughterard overnight,” county councilor Tom Welby said. Over 1,500 people marched silently [...]

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