The Reception and Integration Agency has today confirmed to Achill based councillor Paul McNamara that a meeting with representatives from the community will take place prior to the commencement of The Emergency Accommodation on the site of The Achill Head Hotel tomorrow.
There has been no time confirmed for that meeting to take place.
The councillor says that he sought updates today from The Department of Justice and the Reception and Integration Agency regarding the contract that is in place, which is to provide Emergency Accommodation on the site of The Achill Head Hotel for 38 asylum seekers, all male.
The Reception and Integration Agency today confirmed to the councillor that no changes have been made and the contract between it and the proprietor of the hotel remains the same.
20 asylum seekers are due to arrive at the hotel tomorrow (Wednesday) with a further 18 asylum seekers to arrive next week. They are all men.