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# passport - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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

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

# passport - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Poll: How many countries have you visited? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many countries have you visited?

Home bird or travel addict?

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

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

# passport - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

The move is an attempt to crack down on child sex tourism.

# passport - Monday 22 May, 2017

Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirmed that the card will be needed to apply for a passport from autumn of this year.

# passport - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…

Passport Office costs rise by €4.3m following Brexit vote

Almost 65,000 people in Britain applied for an Irish passport last year, a 42% jump.

# passport - Friday 27 January, 2017

New service means you can now track your passport application online

It is hoped the new system will speed up applications.

# passport - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

10% increase in Irish passports issued this year - but Brexit's not to blame

That’s according to Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Kevin Mallon set to follow Pat Hickey and return home to Ireland

Mallon was arrested on the eve of the Olympic Games.

# passport - Friday 16 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 reasons *that* Nadine Coyle passport moment is so iconic Naww

15 reasons *that* Nadine Coyle passport moment is so iconic

“Naww, I gave the wrong date of birth”

# passport - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# passport - Saturday 24 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Irish mam hilariously misunderstood her daughter's passport request Helpful

This Irish mam hilariously misunderstood her daughter's passport request

Sure didn’t she do her best?

# passport - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Ireland needs to open a passport office in Belfast after Brexit, says Sinn Féin

Minister Charlie Flanagan is satisfied that the existing range of service options meet the current needs of passport applicants.

# passport - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

# passport - Friday 1 July, 2016

80% rise in applications for Irish birth certificates from UK since Brexit vote

The Passport Service has also reported an increase in queries about entitlements to Irish passports.

# passport - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Want to travel to the US? Check if you have an e-passport

Changes to the Visa Waiver Program are coming into effect on Friday.

# passport - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Applying for a passport? New measures to combat identity theft are being introduced

New measures by the Passport Service of Ireland will be introduced at the end of the month.

# passport - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Ireland deported or removed 3,800 people last year

The approval rate for entry visa applications was 91%.

# passport - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From The42 Airport drama as Suarez leaves passport at home before London flight Forgetful

Airport drama as Suarez leaves passport at home before London flight

But the striker was able to make yesterday’s flight with his team-mates after a club official retrieved it.

# passport - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The42 Policeman could face jail time for posting video of Messi’s passport on Snapchat You Shall Not Pass

Policeman could face jail time for posting video of Messi’s passport on Snapchat

Prosecutors accused the policeman of “abusing the telecommunication system.”

# passport - Friday 8 January, 2016

Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature

Jared Hyams said it all started as a joke but when he received such opposition from government agencies he wanted to know why.

# passport - Friday 20 November, 2015

Facebook shuts man’s account after refusing to believe the name used is his real one

But apparently it is. 23-year-old Phuc Dat Bich isn’t one bit happy with the social network’s administrators.

# passport - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

New UK passport design (featuring just two women) sparks sexism row Uproar This post contains images

New UK passport design (featuring just two women) sparks sexism row

The British Passport Office is facing accusations of “institutional sexism”.

# passport - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars

Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.

# passport - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

# passport - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From The42 Ulster have signed an Australian out-half who previously trained with Leinster Import

Ulster have signed an Australian out-half who previously trained with Leinster

Sam Windsor will join up with the northern province from the Worcester Warriors in England.

# passport - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The42 Leinster fans present Nigel Owens with a new passport No Fly-half Zone

Leinster fans present Nigel Owens with a new passport

We’re not sure this would get the referee on an aeroplane either.

# passport - Monday 26 January, 2015

Ireland’s new passport-checking civil servants started work today

No more worrying that a guard might arrest you for having a sombrero on.

You can now travel with a card instead of your passport*

*Around the EU, anyway.

# passport - Friday 9 January, 2015

Here are the most popular baby names on Irish passports

The Foreign Affairs Minister expressed his disappointment that Charlie has dropped two places since 2013.

# passport - Monday 5 January, 2015

Here’s how many Irish passports were issued in 2014

Unsurprisingly, most people applied for new passports as the summer kicked off.

# passport - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

# passport - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From Business ETC Blackberry is back, and it’s hoping this phone will turn its fortunes around

Blackberry is back, and it’s hoping this phone will turn its fortunes around

The Blackberry Passport is aimed towards professionals, and is hoping that going back to the basics will make it a hit.

# passport - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The42 ‘Tongan Thor’ schoolboy sensation may take up Australian offers Big Future

‘Tongan Thor’ schoolboy sensation may take up Australian offers

18-year-old Taniela Tupou is in high demand thanks to a viral video of his hat-trick.

# passport - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kid uses dad’s passport as a colouring book, gets them stuck in South Korea Art Attack

# passport - Friday 25 April, 2014

# passport - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous Me Nerves

7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous

We’re meant to be adults for pity’s sake!

# passport - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Collector finds Marvin Gaye’s passport inside album bought for 50c How Sweet

Collector finds Marvin Gaye’s passport inside album bought for 50c

The lucky collector looks set to make a hefty profit.

# passport - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Two Passport office employees arrested in new fraud investigation

This is the second fraud investigation in less than a year at the Passport office.

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