Ukrainian Refugee Crisis

Half of public unhappy with state handling of refugee crisis

Poll shows 45 per cent would not support modular homes for Ukrainian refugees in their area, while just over a third believe it is not only the far right who are opposed to refugees

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission chief, Sinéad Gibney, wrote to Roderic O’Gorman, the Minister for Equality, about the accommodation shortage for refugees. Picture:

Almost half of Irish people are dissatisfied with the government’s handling of the Ukrainian refugee crisis, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

The poll also found that just over a third think it is not just the far right who are opposed to refugees being welcomed in Ireland.

There is also stronger support for the installation of modular housing without planning permission for people on social housing waiting lists than for Ukrainian refugees, ...