A man working in a Limerick refugee centre claims that staff have been subjected to physical attacks and mental abuse by individuals and gangs of radical Muslim men living in the centre.

The man, who has asked to remain anonymous out of fear of reprisals, is of Middle Eastern origin and has been living in Ireland for nearly a decade.

He told the Limerick Post that management at the centre are frightened to take any action because there are no security officers on the premises, and they are afraid that the radicals will be backed up by other asylum seekers who have cheated the direct provision system.

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