Discussion On Migration To Feature In EU Council Meeting

Members of the European Union will meet next Thursday and Friday.

The European Minister says migration will be on the agenda when members of the EU Council meet next week.

There were heated exchanges in the Dáil yesterday during a Rural Independent motion on immigration, where it called for Ireland's "open door" policy to be overhauled.

Over 100,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived here since the start of the war last year.

Around 25,000 asylum seekers meanwhile have arrived here since the beginning of 2022.

Longford Westmeath Fine Gael TD and European Minister Peter Burke outlines what's on the agenda next Thursday and Friday:

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