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255. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of refugees staying in a hotel (details supplied); the number of persons there for six, 12 and 18 months, respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25261/19]

257. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons living in direct provision in the Newbridge centre in County Kildare in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25263/19]

258. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons under 18 years of age living in direct provision in the Newbridge centre in County Kildare in each of the years 2012 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25264/19]

259. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of children, women and men resident in a direct provision centre (details supplied). [25265/19]

260. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of children, women and men resident in a direct provision centre (details supplied). [25266/19]

Answer

Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality (Deputy David Stanton): I propose to take Questions Nos. 255 and 257 to 260, inclusive, together.
The information the Deputy has requested refers to persons residing in accommodation provided by the Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) in the Kildare area. Although there are a certain number of people residing in accommodation centres that have some sort of status or permission to remain, for the most part people residing in accommodation centres have current applications or appeals pending for international protection.
The statistical data the Deputy requires is contained in the following tabular statements.

Duration of Stay - Hazel Hotel

By Month 0 less than 3 3 less than 6 6 less than 9 9 less than 12 12 less than 18 18 less than 24 Total
Hazel Hotel 6 6 6 92 1 5 116

As of 1st June 2019 there are 116 people residing in the Hazel accommodation centre. 21 of those residents are under 18.
There are 30 Female (8 children and 22 adults) and 86 males (13 children and 73 adults).

Eyre Powell Centre - Adults and less than age 18 2011 to date
At Year End 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 to 1st June
No. of Applicants 79 81 68 79 71 66 83 94 131
No. of Adult Applicants 62 60 47 60 58 62 77 85 100
No. of Under 18 Applicants 17 21 21 19 13 4 6 9 31

As of 1st June 2019 there are 131 people residing in the Eyre Powell accommodation centre. 31 of those residents are under age 18. There are 60 Female (14 children and 46 adults) and 71 males (17 children and 54 adults).