First refugees from Ukraine crisis arriving in Ireland

Family of nine arrived in Dublin Airport last night after fleeing Kharkiv in north-east Ukraine

Members of a Ukrainian family who arrived in Ireland last night

The first refugees from the Ukrainian conflict have started arriving in Ireland, including a family of nine who fled from Kharkiv.

The family, including five children, arrived in Dublin Airport last night and are currently staying at a Travelodge in the city.

The family are understood to speak very little English so encountered issues when they arrived at the airport, but they have now been accommodated.

Artem Nedostup, a Ukrainian native who has been organising ...