Anti-racism rally taking place at Rooskey tomorrow

An anti-racism rally is taking place at Rooskey tomorrow after the the suspected arson attack at the village this week.

The Shannon Key West Hotel was set ablaze on Thursday night, with significant smoke damage caused to the interior.

Gardaí are investigating the cause of the fire and whether it’s related to plans to accommodate 80 asylum-seekers there.


Leitrim/Roscommon Against Racism is organising a gathering outside the hotel at 12.30pm tomorrow.

Leah Doherty is one of the organisers.