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Ireland will not be swamped by climate migrants

February 6, 2023

The Irish Times, 6 February 2023

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Recent suggestions by Roderic O’Gorman, the Minister responsible for integration, that the asylum system will have to be expanded to include a new category for people fleeing the effects of climate change produced a mixed reaction. It drew both criticism and support from across the political spectrum but there was general agreement that – in the words of TD Christopher O’Sullivan – “astronomical” numbers will have to leave their homes because of climate change