city came to be described as ‘little Africa’.
A number of asylum-seeker accommodationcentres had been located in
the area. African and other immigrant businesses became prominent on
Parnell Street and Moore Street.39 Within the DICP area a general pattern
of immigrant clustering in comparatively disadvantaged electoral districts is
discernible, particularly within the ten (of thirty-nine overall) DICP electoral
districts classified as disadvantaged.40 Each of the ten has more than three
times the national average of non-Irish nationals, with five times as many in
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69 I. O’Doherty, ‘Remind me … who the fascists are again here?’, Sunday Independent , 13 February 2016.
70 Independent.ie Newsdesk, ‘We should see after our own first’ – Councillor protests against accommodationcentre for asylum seekers’, Irish Independent , 16 December 2017.
71 A. Lucey, ‘Dozens protest