200 Ukrainians to be moved from Dublin hotel as state warns of ‘acute’ housing shortage

Government warned the refugees, including more than 80 children, that it ‘may not be possible to find housing of the same standard and in the same location as where you currently live’

Figures released this week from the Central Staistics Office showed that 62,000 Ukrainian refugees have fled to Ireland since Russia’s invasion. Picture: IStock

Around 200 refugees living at a hotel in Dublin have been told by the government that they will have to vacate the premises in under two weeks.

More than 80 children will be impacted by a directive from a state agency that they will be moved from the Hotel Ibis at the Red Cow on November 28, with the government pledging to offer an “alternative proposal” to house them in the near future.

Hundreds of ...