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Concerns Raised About Conditions At Midlands Direct Provision Centre

Laois Justice Minister is promising to look into it.

The Justice Minister is promising to look into a video raising concerns about conditions at a midlands direct provision centre.

The footage from a site in Portarlington, Co. Laois shows 10 beds in one room - where it's claimed 11 asylum seekers sleep.


Minister Charlie Flanagan says he's asked officials to prepare a report on the matter.

The video was shared with reporter Barry Whyte, who says the system is coming under huge pressure:

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