We spoke to Tom and Críostoir who are campaigning against the recent plantation that has beset Newbridge in County Kildare. They expressed distrust and frustration with the government and elected representatives over the blatant disregard and contempt the people of Newbridge have been treated with.
"They weren't from Ukraine—they were coming from Africa."— The Burkean (@TheBurkeanIE) January 29, 2024
We spoke to local protest organisers in Newbridge, Co. Kildare about their determination to stop the government plans to open a migrant centre in the old Ulster Bank location in the town: pic.twitter.com/0lpDED9oDb
A number of properties in the town have already been converted to house migrants with more on the way and there doesn’t seem to be any signs of it stopping there.
"Everything that we love about our culture, slaughtered mercilessly."— The Burkean (@TheBurkeanIE) January 29, 2024
Local organisers in Newbridge express their anger at the increase in crime being driven by mass immigration: pic.twitter.com/Ozpi3IJyVV
Tom remarked on how the people of Newbridge have already lost facilities to migration and are suffering as a result. They went on to explain that Newbridge has become less safe as a consequence of migrants lingering about the town with parents being particularly fearful for their children.
"All the politicians are representing is their agenda, and this agenda is to flood this country with immigrants from all over the world." pic.twitter.com/V8iNMyk4C8— The Burkean (@TheBurkeanIE) January 29, 2024
The pair explained that they will be organising more protests and will be running in the upcoming local elections to give the people of Newbridge a voice. For more information go to: