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CSO confirms number of Ukrainian refugees living in Shannonside region

Jun 13, 2022 12:06 By Shannonside News
CSO confirms number of Ukrainian refugees living in Shannonside region CSO confirms number of Ukrainian refugees living in Shannonside region
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County Leitrim has taken in over 500 refugees so far.

Just over eleven hundred Ukrainian refugees are living in the Shannonside region as of the start of this month.

New data from the CSO shows almost four hundred mostly women and children are living in the Ballinamore Local Electoral LEA in County Leitrim.

The data, released by the Central Statistics Office, shows 35,670 people arrived from Ukraine up until June 5th.

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The number is based on the amount of PPS numbers issued.

393 Ukrainian refugees are based in the Ballinamore M.D - with 59 in the Carrick-on-Shannon LEA and 112 in Manorhamilton's M.D with the majority of refugees in Leitrim believed to be living in Drumshanbo and Drumcong.

In Roscommon, 193 refugees are based in the Boyle M.D - and 152 in Roscommon's LEA.

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The South Roscommon area has also provided accommodation to just eight Ukrainain nationals as of the 5th of June - but 346 are living in the Athlone Moate M.D in Westmeath.

In Longford, 46 Ukrainian refugees are living in the south of the county, with 138 in Longford town's M.D and just 30 based in north Longford.

117 children have also enrolled in primary schools in Leitrim with 30 in secondary schools.

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29 children from Ukraine are receiving a primary school education in Longford with 12 in secondary school and 92 primary school going children in Roscommon are from Ukraine - with 11 in second level.

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