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# repatriation - Friday 24 July, 2020

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.

# repatriation - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Coveney confirms charter flight to repatriate Irish citizens stuck in Peru being arranged

There are currently 135 Irish citizens in Peru.

# repatriation - Sunday 24 November, 2019

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.

# repatriation - Friday 22 November, 2019

'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 - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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.

# repatriation - Monday 23 September, 2019

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 - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

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 - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

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.

# repatriation - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

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.

# repatriation - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'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.

# repatriation - Friday 30 June, 2017

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 - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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.

# repatriation - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

"Our Sean" could take final journey next week to be buried next to his mum

Sean died alone in England in July.

# repatriation - Monday 21 July, 2014

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria 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.

# repatriation - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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.

# repatriation - Friday 16 March, 2012

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight Exclusive

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.