PAC asks why EU states take fewer Ukrainian refugees than Ireland
The latest figures show that other countries, including France and Sweden, have taken in lower percentages than Ireland
The Oireachtas public accounts committee (PAC) is seeking an explanation for why other EU countries are taking in fewer Ukrainian refugees than Ireland.
Around 78,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived here since the Russian invasion began over a year ago, with women and children accounting for over 80 per cent of that number.
The latest official figures show that Ukrainian refugees account for 1.5 per cent of the population in Ireland compared to 0.2 per cent ...