Independent TD Invites Integration Minister To Meet People Of Roscrea

It comes after a controversial protest in the town over the arrival of asylum seekers.

The Integration Minister is facing demands to meet the people of Roscrea, following protests in the town earlier this month.

Demonstrators remained outside the Racket Hall Hotel for a number of days, in a move against the accommodation of 160 asylum seekers at the facility.

During a series of heated exchanges in the Dáil, Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath called on Minister for Integration Roderic O'Gorman to travel to Roscrea, where Deputy McGrath says he "won't find a far-right person."

He says people in the town are being demonised:

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