Two hotels in Donegal are among the ten hotels in the country earning millions by housing Ukrainian refugees.
In total, the government has agreed contracts worth 99 million for private accommodation and services for Ukrainian refugees, with two hotels in Donegal earning a combined €6.1m.
According to tender documents published by the Department of Integration, McGettigan’s Hotel in Letterkenny has been awarded a contract worth €3.7m.
The contract secured by Grand Central Hotel in Bundoran is valued at almost €2.5m for providing the hotel for use as temporary accommodation.
According to the Examiner, 90 tender documents have been signed to date, however the state are still seeking additional solutions such as housing families on islands.
As of last week, 28,000 refugees have been placed in service accommodation since they started arriving in Ireland in early March, and approximately 25,000 hotel rooms are in use across the country.