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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Papers Please

Last year
# Papers Please
Over one million Irish passports issued in 2022, setting new record
The previous all-time high was 935,000 passports in 2019.
All time
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Michael D Higgins has officially thrown his hat in the ring for the upcoming election
The President is now officially a candidate for re-election.
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Three days after denying an alive man's existence, Romania gives a dead man his driving licence back
The court ruled in Valerian Vasiliu’s favour but he died a few days later.
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Ireland deported or removed 3,800 people last year
The approval rate for entry visa applications was 91%.
# step forward
Ireland's new passport-checking civil servants started work today
No more worrying that a guard might arrest you for having a sombrero on.
# Papers Please
You can now travel with a card instead of your passport*
*Around the EU, anyway.