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Introduction

  • Zoë O’Reilly
Chapter

Abstract

In September 2018, there were 5955 people living in accommodation centres all over Ireland (RIA September 2018)—former hotels, hostels, army barracks and caravan parks—waiting for their claims for asylum to be processed. Many of these people have escaped torture and persecution, or have run from life-threatening situations in order to attempt to create better lives for themselves and their families.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zoë O’Reilly
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyMaynooth UniversityDublinIreland

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