Delivery Of Westmeath Refuge Beds A Priority - Simon Harris

The Government has been called upon to prioritise the service by Sinn Féin.

The Fine Gael leader says delivering more refuge beds is a priority for the Government.

It follows calls from Longford Westmeath Sinn Féin TD Sorca Clarke for the coalition to assist Esker House in Athlone in sourcing a site for a new purpose-built refuge centre.

It provided emergency accommodation to 28 women and 41 children, and received requests from 267 people last year.

Fine Gael Leader Simon Harris says he'll follow up with the Justice Minister about the centre:

Read More: Justice Minister Urged To Assist In Sourcing New Midlands Refuge Centre Site

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