Welcome for plans to develop long-term accommodation for asylum seekers in Ballinamore

A Leitrim TD says a centre for asylum seekers in the south of the county will have a positive impact on the area.

The own door accommodation in Ballinamore is expected to see 20 apartments made available to families at the Rock development.

It’s expected to be up and running in a number of weeks.

Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny says it’ll be good for the town and county: