Nearly 48,000 Ukrainian refugees came to Ireland since start of war, CSO

The number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland jumped by 3,300 in the last three weeks, data shows. Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Friday show that a total of 47,962 people from Ukraine have sought refuge in Ireland since the outbreak of the war. In accordance with the Temporary Protection Directive, 47,962 … Read more

Up to 80,000 Russian Forces Killed or Wounded in Ukraine: Pentagon says

Russia has endured as many as 80,000 casualties since President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February, according to the latest assessment from the Pentagon of the steep costs Moscow has paid. A senior Pentagon official Colin Kahl told reporters that the number of Russian soldiers killed or wounded in the fighting is somewhere between 70,000 and … Read more

Over 35,000 arrivals from Ukraine in Ireland by week ending 05 June 2022, an increase of over 2,500 in two weeks

The number of people arriving in Ireland from Ukraine has reached 35,670, an increase of 2,500 in two weeks. This is the number of Personal Public Service numbers (PPSNs) issued to individuals who have fled the war up to 5 June last. Among the arrivals, 92% or 32,969 individuals could be mapped to a local … Read more

Government supports young Ukrainians in Ireland through arts and creativity

Young Ukrainians arriving in Ireland can now benefit from free artistic supports and creative activities across the country. The Creative Ireland programme is supporting events which are free of charge for children and young people and are now facilitating the full participation of young Ukrainians in a variety of ways. Many of these events are … Read more

One hundred days of war has put Ukraine’s health system under severe pressure: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Ukraine’s health system is under severe pressure after one hundred days of war. WHO has increased its presence in Ukraine and in the countries hosting displaced Ukrainians to help meet the escalating health needs. ““This war has gone on for 100 days too many, shattering lives and communities, and … Read more

India’s export ban: International wheat prices jump record high

International wheat prices jumped to a record high on Monday as an export ban by India, the latest country to use trade curbs to counter food inflation, threatened to further squeeze the world wheat supply strained by the war in Ukraine. India is the world’s second-largest producer of wheat. Russia is the largest exporter with Ukraine in fifth. The … Read more