1,997 Ukraine people in Wexford

By Dan Walsh

The most recent arrival figures indicate 55,800 BOTP’s (Beneficiary of Temporary Protection Order) have arrived in Ireland as of October 27th, with the latest data indicating 1,997 individuals in Wexford.

Nationally women aged 20 or over account for 46% of arrivals to date, with individuals from 0-19 (both male and female) comprise 35% of arrivals.

Wexford has the 11th highest number of BOTP’s which would approximately correlate with the population of Wexford.

The number of arrivals from Ukraine in Co. Wexford by municipal districts is as follows according to Central Statistics Office in September; Gorey (210), Kilmuckridge ((119), New Ross (547), Rosslare (390), Wexford (217), Enniscorthy (331). Total 1,814.

Dublin Airport is the main point of entry followed by Rosslare Europort and Dublin Port. The total arrivals as of November 1st are 3,501.

Wexford County Council have been awarded funding of €38,100 under The Ukrainian Refugee Health and Wellbeing Support Fund through Sláintecare and the Healthy Ireland Fund.

SOURCE for the above information is the Chief Executive’s Report presented at today’s meeting of Wexford County Council.

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