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Would You Object To A Refugee Centre In Your Area? Episode 192

Niall Boylan | March 25, 2024
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    Would You Object To A Refugee Centre In Your Area? Episode 192
    Niall Boylan

In this episode, Niall explores the topic of whether individuals would oppose the establishment of a refugee center in their local area, sparked by recent protests in Coolock. Over 1,000 people gathered to express concerns about a disused warehouse potentially housing up to 500 asylum seekers.

Niall opens the lines to callers, revealing a spectrum of viewpoints. Some express empathy and support for hosting a refugee center, citing humanitarian obligations and solidarity with those fleeing adversity. They view it as a moral imperative to provide sanctuary and assistance to refugees in need.

Conversely, other callers voice objections and reservations about having a refugee center nearby. Their concerns revolve around safety and resource allocation, fearing strain on local resources and potential impacts on community well-being. While acknowledging the importance of aiding refugees, they stress the need for careful planning and consideration of existing challenges.

As the discussion unfolds, Niall provides insights into the diverse perspectives shared by callers, highlighting the complexities surrounding the issue of hosting refugee centers in local communities.

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