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#Passport

# passport - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name
# Scott Knight
# Scott Knight

Suspended jail sentence for man who tried to get passport under a fake name

Dec 1st 2022, 4:49 PM 19,831 Views 0 Comments

Scott Knight made full admissions when he was arrested in 2021.

# passport - This year 2022

Passport Office to increase staff and tweak child application process in response to surge
# How's The Form?
# How's The Form?

Passport Office to increase staff and tweak child application process in response to surge

Jun 2nd 2022, 11:44 AM 19,997 Views 7 Comments

The requirement for children to get parental consent forms witnessed by gardaí has been an issue.

Almost 60,000 children's passport applications remain outstanding, says Dept of Foreign Affairs
# Passports
# Passports

Almost 60,000 children's passport applications remain outstanding, says Dept of Foreign Affairs

May 31st 2022, 7:30 PM 19,488 Views 20 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said that there had been over 500,000 passports issued in 2022 so far.

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’
# Passport Delays
# Passport Delays

Passport Express renamed Post Passport ‘to better reflect slower turnaround time’

Updated May 25th 2022, 10:40 PM 42,866 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar told the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting that passport delays were a serious issue.

Detained British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe gets passport back
# Iran
# Iran

Detained British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe gets passport back

Mar 15th 2022, 10:15 AM 21,667 Views 7 Comments

Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained in Iran since her arrest in 2016.

# passport - Last year 2021

US introduces gender neutral option for passports
# Gender Neutral Passport
# Gender Neutral Passport

US introduces gender neutral option for passports

Oct 27th 2021, 5:32 PM 10,353 Views 0 Comments

At least 11 other countries provide an ‘X’ or ‘other’ option for gender on passports

# passport - All time

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad
# High Court
# High Court

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad

Sep 7th 2020, 6:13 PM 31,030 Views 0 Comments

In 2017 an application was made to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the boy’s behalf for an Irish passport.

Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Ronaldinho released from Paraguay detention after five months

Aug 24th 2020, 10:14 PM 12,499 Views 2 Comments

Judge Gustavo Amarilla also released the star’s brother Roberto de Assis Moreira

Processing of online passport applications will resume next week
# Travel Abroad
# Travel Abroad

Processing of online passport applications will resume next week

Jun 3rd 2020, 6:52 PM 27,004 Views 11 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the Passport Office processed 6,000 applications during the Covid-19 emergency.

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

It's been another 'bumper' year for Irish passport applications, up 7% on 2018

Dec 27th 2019, 12:15 AM 11,823 Views 35 Comments

The oldest online Irish passport applicant was 101, and the youngest was five days old.

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?
# DUP
# DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

Dec 13th 2019, 5:07 PM 153,925 Views 25 Comments

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

Passport Service 'closing down avenues' of fraud with over 300 passports revoked since 2016
# Passport Service
# Passport Service

Passport Service 'closing down avenues' of fraud with over 300 passports revoked since 2016

Oct 5th 2019, 7:15 AM 18,329 Views 21 Comments

The Passport Service has invested “substantial resources” in tackling fraud since 2017.

Making PSC mandatory for all passport applications would have meant 'significantly' longer waiting times
# Passport Office
# Passport Office

Making PSC mandatory for all passport applications would have meant 'significantly' longer waiting times

Sep 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,617 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs was unwilling to make it a requirement.

Cross-border travellers face 'racial profiling', says human rights group
# Translink
# Translink

Cross-border travellers face 'racial profiling', says human rights group

Sep 19th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,655 Views 30 Comments

A group has lodged an equality complaint over cross-border immigration checks.

More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year
# Travel Plans
# Travel Plans

More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

Mar 16th 2019, 11:50 AM 17,133 Views 42 Comments

Over 5,000 people are expected to apply this weekend.

'I'm an Irish citizen now... I felt I had been accepted a long time ago'
# Citizen Roux
From The42
# Citizen Roux

'I'm an Irish citizen now... I felt I had been accepted a long time ago'

Feb 21st 2019, 7:01 AM 45,719 Views 41 Comments

Connacht lock Quinn Roux and his wife, Rentus, love life in Galway.

Lose a passport abroad? Getting temporary documents will now be easier
# Travelling
# Travelling

Lose a passport abroad? Getting temporary documents will now be easier

Jan 20th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,434 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, a €12 million contract to provide a passport processing system in Ireland is being put out to tender.

Leas Ceann Comhairle makes 'no apologies' for assisting constituents to get passports
# Fast-tracking
# Fast-tracking

Leas Ceann Comhairle makes 'no apologies' for assisting constituents to get passports

Jan 8th 2019, 6:21 PM 23,089 Views 47 Comments

Simon Coveney recently criticised TDs who use their offices for getting passports for constituents.

The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down
# EU Passports
# EU Passports

The post-Brexit Irish passport boom in Britain is not slowing down

Dec 31st 2018, 6:00 AM 50,009 Views 46 Comments

Applications for Irish passports in Britain and Northern Ireland made up 22% of all Irish passport applications in 2018.

Renewing your passport online is now 'faster, easier' and €5 cheaper
# Better Faster Stronger
# Better Faster Stronger

Renewing your passport online is now 'faster, easier' and €5 cheaper

Nov 28th 2018, 7:06 AM 30,882 Views 25 Comments

The updated service means that citizens can renew their passports online from anywhere in the world.

Lost documents and damaged marriage certs: The things that get people angry at the Passport Office
# Complaints
# Complaints

Lost documents and damaged marriage certs: The things that get people angry at the Passport Office

Oct 21st 2018, 10:00 PM 33,527 Views 38 Comments

In the first six months of this year, the office received more than 500,000 applications.

Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared
# Brexit
# Brexit

Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared

Oct 19th 2018, 12:51 PM 33,681 Views 50 Comments

The number has grown 40-fold since 2016.

Parents to be able to renew their children's passports online by end of the year
# Passport Office
# Passport Office

Parents to be able to renew their children's passports online by end of the year

Oct 13th 2018, 7:15 AM 16,849 Views 8 Comments

Significant improvements are planned at the Passport Office.

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'
# Frustrated
From The42
# Frustrated

'I am not happy about this situation' - Chelsea boss Sarri says Willian's late return is 'strange'

Aug 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 9,770 Views 6 Comments

After their friendly defeat to Arsenal in Dublin, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri revealed his frustration at the Brazilian star’s delayed return.

A missed wedding and missed phone calls: Passport Office apologises for delays
# Holiday Plans
# Holiday Plans

A missed wedding and missed phone calls: Passport Office apologises for delays

Jun 21st 2018, 10:23 AM 57,349 Views 84 Comments

It is “a matter of immense frustration” for staff that it’s taking longer than planned to process some applications, the Public Accounts Committee has been told.

People urged to renew their passports online as seasonal surge leads to significant delays
# Logjam
# Logjam

People urged to renew their passports online as seasonal surge leads to significant delays

Jun 8th 2018, 6:24 PM 21,206 Views 36 Comments

The passport service has hired more than 200 extra staff to deal with the backlog.

Dublin dad says family holiday in jeopardy due to 'misinformation' and delays getting baby's passport
# Consumer
# Consumer

Dublin dad says family holiday in jeopardy due to 'misinformation' and delays getting baby's passport

Apr 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 73,199 Views 80 Comments

Neil Curran says he was told different things by An Post and Passport Service.

70,000 passport applications outstanding - and staff numbers have almost doubled to handle backlog
# Jet Setting
# Jet Setting

70,000 passport applications outstanding - and staff numbers have almost doubled to handle backlog

Mar 31st 2018, 9:45 AM 44,579 Views 38 Comments

Last year saw a record-breaking number of passport applications.

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports
# Fear
# Fear

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 39,007 Views 69 Comments

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

20% of Irish passports issued this year were for people in Northern Ireland and Great Britain
# Record Year
# Record Year

20% of Irish passports issued this year were for people in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

Dec 29th 2017, 1:55 PM 12,074 Views 28 Comments

Ths year saw the highest number of Irish passports ever issued in one year.

FactCheck: Was the burgundy passport 'enforced' on Britain when it joined the EU?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the burgundy passport 'enforced' on Britain when it joined the EU?

Dec 22nd 2017, 3:07 PM 27,791 Views 57 Comments

Today the Conservative Party said the UK’s exit from the EU gives it an opportunity to restore its national identity.

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:18 PM 74,237 Views 185 Comments

Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.

'Have you tried actually applying for something with the Public Services Card? It's a painful experience'
# Tangled Up In Red
# Tangled Up In Red

'Have you tried actually applying for something with the Public Services Card? It's a painful experience'

Oct 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 30,994 Views 72 Comments

It’s hard to think of one way that the expansion of the card is making life easier for citizens.

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

Oct 10th 2017, 10:55 PM 53,013 Views 38 Comments

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

It's his baby, so where on earth is Paschal Donohoe on the PSC?
# Wherefore Art Thou
# Wherefore Art Thou

It's his baby, so where on earth is Paschal Donohoe on the PSC?

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:00 PM 21,461 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe is as culpable as anyone when it comes to the furore surrounding the Public Services Card. So why is he keeping such a low profile?

You'll soon need a public services card to renew your passport
# Mandatory
# Mandatory

You'll soon need a public services card to renew your passport

Aug 28th 2017, 10:11 AM 64,351 Views 156 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the card, with some critics maintaining it equates to an identity card “by stealth”.

'No unnecessary journeys' - People urged to renew passports online rather than trekking to a Garda station
# Internet Machine
# Internet Machine

'No unnecessary journeys' - People urged to renew passports online rather than trekking to a Garda station

Jul 28th 2017, 8:19 AM 21,167 Views 49 Comments

An online renewal facility for passports has been in place since March.

Over 500,000 passports issued in the first half of 2017
# Increased Demand
# Increased Demand

Over 500,000 passports issued in the first half of 2017

Jul 19th 2017, 4:25 PM 13,344 Views 63 Comments

That’s a 10% increase on applications compared to last year.

Poll: How many countries have you visited?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many countries have you visited?

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:43 AM 40,424 Views 92 Comments

Home bird or travel addict?

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)
# Get It In Early
# Get It In Early

Concern in Passport Office as 66,000 applications outstanding (and the number's growing)

Jun 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 53,506 Views 46 Comments

The number of applications outstanding has been consistently on the rise in recent times in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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