610 people who is seeking international protection are being accommodated in emergency accommodation in Cavan and Monaghan.
482 are being accommodated in Monaghan while 128 International Protection applicants are being housed in Cavan according to the department of integration.
The government department has also confirmed that as of the 27th of March there was 20,304 people seeking international protection across the country, of which 4,200 are children.
There is 182 accommodation centres currently in operation, there was 191 arrivals last week with 35% of all applicants being single men. 3339 applicants are from Georgia, 2533 are from Nigeria and 2201 are from Algeria.
Accommodation Centres provide accommodation for people who have sought International Protection from their home country. Living in a centre is voluntary and residents can leave at any time. This includes all meals and utilities. Full access to public medical services is provided and weekly personal allowance is also paid to each person (€38.80 for adults and €29.80 for children).
After six months, International Protection applicants are eligible to work if they have not received a first decision on their application. Some International Protection applicants may also choose to live with family or friends already living in the community or can source and provide for their own accommodation.