The first group of refugee families fleeing the Syrian conflict will arrive in Westmeath within the next four weeks or so, it has been confirmed.
WOW, Rocket scientists, engineers, and all sorts of geniuses. Can you believe our luck!
After it emerged last year that some 24 refugee families would be allocated to the county, Westmeath County Council established a Resettlement Inter-Agency Working Group to plan and prepare for their arrival.
Membership of the Working Group includes representatives of the mainstream service providers such as the HSE, the ETB, TUSLA, An Gardai, the Department of Social Protection and Westmeath Childcare.
No doubt welcomed by gombeens like this