Burmese in Ballina

Feb 14, 2008 Read more: The Mayo News

“Some of these people spent a lot of years in the camps, which were very basic. They couldn't leave them or return home because they had already fled the regime. It was very tough. This is their first chance to have normal lives”

Ballina is new home for Burmese ine Ryan BALLINA yesterday became home to eight Burmese families, who for the last decade lived in an isolated camp on the border of Thailand, all victims of the treacherous ... via The Mayo News

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Den M

Ireland

#1 Mar 10, 2008
I really hope the community of Ballina come together and welcome the karen community with open arms. We are so lucky to have grown up in Mayo / Ballina and I hope now we share our good fortue with others who have not been so fortunate.

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