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#Consular Assistance

# consular-assistance - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year
# Consular Assistance
# Consular Assistance

Irish embassies provided help to over 1,200 citizens abroad last year

Jan 25th 2022, 2:12 PM 4,907 Views 1 Comment

Figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs show that 108 Irish citizens were evacuated from Afghanistan in 2021.

# consular-assistance - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Over 1,700 Irish citizens abroad required help due to arrests, kidnappings and deaths in 2019, figures show
# Crisis Abroad
# Crisis Abroad

Over 1,700 Irish citizens abroad required help due to arrests, kidnappings and deaths in 2019, figures show

Jan 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,931 Views 5 Comments

Some citizens required supports during Hong Kong protests and terrorists attacks in Kenya.

# consular-assistance - Monday 31 December, 2018

Irish embassies provided help to 344 citizens arrested abroad during a busy 2018
# Banged Up Abroad
# Banged Up Abroad

Irish embassies provided help to 344 citizens arrested abroad during a busy 2018

Dec 31st 2018, 12:34 PM 9,104 Views 8 Comments

Consular assistance was provided to Irish citizens in a range of circumstances this year.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Around 1,200 Irish detained overseas at any time
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Around 1,200 Irish detained overseas at any time

Apr 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,234 Views 25 Comments

The Tanaiste said it’s impossible to provide precise statistics as people don’t always want the Irish authorities to be informed.

# consular-assistance - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy
# Walking Tour
# Walking Tour

Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy

Sep 9th 2017, 6:41 PM 24,707 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.

# consular-assistance - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Tributes paid to Ranelagh restaurant manager who died in Spain
# Keith Lawless
# Keith Lawless

Tributes paid to Ranelagh restaurant manager who died in Spain

Feb 7th 2017, 10:55 AM 73,566 Views 16 Comments

Keith Lawless ran Dillingers restaurant in Ranelagh.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016

Dec 25th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,672 Views 16 Comments

Ten Irish people were sent to prison in the US this year, there were seven new cases in Australia and six in France.

# consular-assistance - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Donegal woman killed in Spain crash
# Investigation
# Investigation

Donegal woman killed in Spain crash

Jun 30th 2016, 8:26 PM 28,356 Views 7 Comments

The woman, aged in her 70s, was holidaying with her family at the time.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad

May 1st 2016, 8:30 AM 17,300 Views 21 Comments

Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.

# consular-assistance - Monday 22 February, 2016

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal
# Accident
# Accident

Irish musician in induced coma following an accident in Portugal

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:59 AM 34,067 Views 2 Comments

Niall Dennehy is a member of the soul and jazz group Art Crimes.

# consular-assistance - Thursday 16 July, 2015

An Irish woman has died in Liberia
# RIP
# RIP

An Irish woman has died in Liberia

Jul 16th 2015, 9:12 PM 26,479 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

# consular-assistance - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Irishman dies in Croatia
# Split
# Split

Irishman dies in Croatia

Jul 14th 2015, 1:41 PM 39,187 Views 12 Comments

Local media is reporting he drowned.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Deaths, arrests and abductions: what Irish people abroad needed assistance with last year
# Irish Embassies
# Irish Embassies

Deaths, arrests and abductions: what Irish people abroad needed assistance with last year

Jan 4th 2015, 12:56 PM 15,149 Views 15 Comments

Irish people in Spain needed the most help from Irish embassies last year.

# consular-assistance - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Irish Embassy in London look to establish details behind woman freed from slavery
# Consular Assistance
# Consular Assistance

Irish Embassy in London look to establish details behind woman freed from slavery

Nov 21st 2013, 11:23 PM 25,017 Views 22 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said tonight that consular assistance is available if needed.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Young Irish man dies suddenly in Las Vegas
# United States
# United States

Young Irish man dies suddenly in Las Vegas

Nov 3rd 2013, 4:31 PM 67,875 Views 25 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

# consular-assistance - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Irish embassy 'made contact with Greek police' over detention of Irishwoman's husband
# Greece
# Greece

Irish embassy 'made contact with Greek police' over detention of Irishwoman's husband

Oct 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 24,451 Views 30 Comments

Mark Marku has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in connection with a number of armed robberies.

# consular-assistance - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Man appears in court over stabbing of Irishman in Perth
# Australia
# Australia

Man appears in court over stabbing of Irishman in Perth

Feb 12th 2013, 7:47 AM 13,223 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old victim is reported to originally be from Wexford and living in western Australia for the last several years.

# consular-assistance - Monday 11 February, 2013

Irishman, 21, stabbed in western Australia
# Australia
# Australia

Irishman, 21, stabbed in western Australia

Feb 11th 2013, 11:44 AM 22,751 Views 18 Comments

The man is said to be in a critical condition. The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is providing consular assistance.

# consular-assistance - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Tánaiste confirms deaths of 194 Irish citizens abroad this year
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Tánaiste confirms deaths of 194 Irish citizens abroad this year

Dec 30th 2012, 12:54 PM 8,888 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said almost 1,500 Irish citizens received consular assistance over the past 12 months.

# consular-assistance - Monday 10 September, 2012

DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia
# Death
# Death

DFA providing consular assistance after Irishman drowns in Croatia

Sep 10th 2012, 9:07 PM 10,052 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old Irishman had been attending a music festival in the city of Pula.

# consular-assistance - Friday 23 March, 2012

Irishman dies in Venezuela
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Irishman dies in Venezuela

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:31 AM 3,650 Views 17 Comments

The death occurred after a suspected drug-smuggling attempt went wrong.

# consular-assistance - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Children in Mexican adoption scam show signs of sexual abuse
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Children in Mexican adoption scam show signs of sexual abuse

Jan 19th 2012, 10:29 AM 3,652 Views 4 Comments

Eleven Irish couples have been innocently embroiled in the apparent child-trafficking ring as they believed it was a legitimate adoption process.

# consular-assistance - Thursday 3 February, 2011

About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance
# Egypt
# Egypt

About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:52 PM 783 Views 0 Comments

Some 300 Irish citizens have returned home following the unrest – but others say they want to stay.