Family has spent eight years in Direct Provision limbo

When Agyueiwaa Owusu and her three children entered the direct provision centre in Ballyhaunis, she thought they would stay there for a maximum of two years. Little did she know that eight years on they would still be there, as...

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Crippling routine for Ballyhaunis direct provision residents

A resident of the Ballyhaunis direct provision centre, Ola Mustapha has nothing to do once her children leave for school each day. On Mondays Mustapha, a former trader, walks to the local post office to collect her weekly allowance: €38.80...

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