Information Event in Athlone Accommodation Centre

Left to Right: Bridie Costello, Le Cheile, Sandra Frazier, Simmy Ndlovu, Patricia Kagadora, Lissywoollen Residents Group, Hubert Rooney, Westmeath Community Development, and Heidar al-Hashimi, Lissywoollen Residents Group.

An information day was held for the residents of Athlone Accommodation Centre for asylum seekers in Lissywoolen Tuesday 28th May, the aim of this information day was to bring all the organisations involved to one site to provide residents with some awareness of what is available around Athlone.

This event was organised by the Lissywoollen Residents group with the support of WCDL.

Present on the day were representatives from Westmeath VEC, the National Learning Network, Midland Regional Youth Services and Westmeath Community Development to answer any questions people had about useful supports, assistance or projects that were on offer.

For further information contact Hubert Rooney of the ERF Project on Ph: 090 64 16121 or