According to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan, modular homes for Ukrainian refugees will be built on State land “outside of the normal planning process”.
these will be “emergency measures” put in place by the Government to make it possible to build modular homes very quickly and outside of the normal planning process, which can take years.
“We will have to act at real speed and in some cases that will require those who prefer modular homes to apply different rules to what we normally apply in the system. planning,” Minister Ryan told Dáil.
“We are just looking at emergency measures that would allow us to build modular homes outside of the normal planning process.”
The government expects around 100,000 Ukrainian refugees to be able to enter the country, with around 500 currently arriving at Dublin Airport each day.
While some are choosing to stay with family or friends, those with no ties to the Irish are being accommodated in hotels and possibly also in converted army barracks.
However, modular homes, or quickly built and factory-made dwellings, are also likely to be built on State land.
Minister Ryan said that the air strikes on a maternity hospital in Mariupol in Ukraine is “brutal”.
He said the Irish Government was “standing up” for the countries being attacked.
He said the way young refugees arrived in Ireland and were cared for would be “important”.
“Now we need to engage with the Education Minister of Ukraine and the Teachers Council is also looking at how we can recruit some Ukrainian teachers to come see if we can set up classes,” he said. how fast.
He said that maintaining Ukraine’s curriculum for the country’s students could provide “the best and welcoming education”.
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/modular-homes-for-ukrainian-refugees-will-be-built-on-state-land-outside-of-the-normal-planning-process-eamon-ryan-says-41432276.html Modular homes for Ukrainian refugees to be built on State land ‘outside the normal planning process’, says Eamon Ryan