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# Repatriation

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January 2023
# Syria
Former 'ISIS bride' faces up to ten years in Australian prison
Raad has been charged with travelling to parts of Syria that were controlled by IS – a crime under Australian law.
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# Repatriation
Three Irish-resident families evacuated from Afghanistan
A total of 106 Irish citizens and a number of residents have been evacuated from Afghanistan.
# Repatriation
Government received over 20,000 queries from Irish citizens abroad during Covid-19 pandemic
Irish government spent €890,000 on flights to repatriate citizens from Peru, India and Nigeria this year.
# Lockdown
Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged
There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.
# Laura H
Suspected Islamic State member returned to Germany along with three children
The woman is the first adult female to have officially been repatriated to Germany.
# portrait of an artist
'Not my right to interfere with views of the family': Councillors drop James Joyce repatriation bid
Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said he did not regret tabling the motion at the committee meeting.
# Repatriation
Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam
Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.
# Out of Business
Hundreds of thousands left stranded after UK travel agent Thomas Cook goes bankrupt
Around 22,000 people have now been left without a job due to Thomas Cook’s collapse.
# Repatriation
Britain found charging women rescued from forced marriages to return home
Four British women who were liberated from a punishment institution in Somalia were each charged £740 (€820), The Times newspaper revealed.
# Repatriation
Go Fund Me campaign for family of Jastine Valdez raises over €20,000 in 11 hours
The fundraiser was set up to help pay for Jastine’s repatriation by a group of volunteers who help run embassy outreach missions in Ireland.
# unswerving loyalty
Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'
Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.
# Derry
'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China
Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.
# well deserved
Irish couple who founded repatriation charity win £1 million in lottery
The couple’s 26-year-old son was killed in a hit-and-run in New York in 2013.
# Repatriation
Sister of Irishman who died in Portugal tells of 'nightmare' trying to bring him home
A charity covered the repatriation costs when AA insurance refused to pay until an investigation was carried out.
# Sean Parker
"Our Sean" could take final journey next week to be buried next to his mum
Sean died alone in England in July.
# RIP
Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria
Rosaleen Donaghy’s family have been in touch with a local politician asking for help in repatriating her body.
# Bring Seamie Home
Friends rally to help family of Seamie Mulhern bring his remains back to Ireland
The 25-year-old was killed in an accident in Melbourne over the Easter holiday weekend.
# Attack
Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight
Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.