65 refugees to arrive in New Ross town
SIXTY FIVE refugees are being homed in New Ross, with one third of these due to arrive next week.
Housing officer Padraig O’Gorman said as part of Phase 2 of the refugee resettlement programme, 11 housing units have been purchased for the families.
Mr O’Gorman said 24 adults and 41 children will be located in New Ross.
‘ The first four families will be moving in within the next couple weeks and after that the remaining seven will move in. We’re just waiting for the last house purchase to close.’
He said a second resettlement support worker has been appointed.
‘She will begin here on November 27.’