Refugees Invited To Share Experience Of Accommodation Site In Westmeath

The event is to mark Refugee Week.

Refugees in a former Westmeath army barracks are being invited to share their experience.

Mullingar 4 All is hosting a solidarity event at Columb Barracks this weekend, to mark Refugee Week.

It will consist of round table discussions over tea & coffee and snacks, with music, board games and a showcase of culture.

The event is open to the public, and is taking place tomorrow at 4.30pm in the Ukrainian Hub, Block E, in Columb Barracks.

Meanwhile Sanctuary Runners from Athlone, Moate and Tullamore are hosting a solidarity run in Athlone Regional Sports Centre  tomorrow morning at 9.30am.

Maria Flanagan from the Moate group says everyone is welcome:

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