From Ukraine to Bundoran: how a small Irish seaside town has opened its doors to those fleeing war

Sorcha Pollak travelled to Donegal to meet the Ukrainians making Bundoran their home

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Two years ago, what would become 105,000 Ukrainians began arriving in Ireland to seek refuge from the Russian invasion of their country.

They were dispersed all around the State, including to Bundoran in Donegal, a seaside town and for generations a welcoming holiday destination.

How have they adjusted to living so far from their war-torn homes? Sorcha Pollak travelled to Bundoran to talk to the new arrivals and locals about welcomes, integration and long-term plans.

Presented by Bernice Harrison. Produced by Suzanne Brennan.

Bernice Harrison

Bernice Harrison

Bernice Harrison is an Irish Times journalist and cohost of In the News podcast