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#Visa

# visa - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# visa - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From Business ETC The terrible weather in July didn’t stop people going on nights out On The Lash

The terrible weather in July didn’t stop people going on nights out

People have been spending more money on clothes and shoes too…

# visa - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From Business ETC The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion Fair Play

The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion

Even Visa is putting its money into Stripe.

# visa - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

This Irish couple saved three students from jail time in a Thailand airport

Julianne Ní Laoire and John O’Brien gave three Irish students the equivalent of €10 – and saved them from prison.

# visa - Friday 29 May, 2015

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home? Open Arms This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home?

The Taoiseach is confident.

# visa - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Pressure piles on Fifa as sponsors threaten to pull out

Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald’s and Visa have all told Fifa to clean up its act.

# visa - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia The Land Of Oz

10 shocking realisations every Irish person goes through in Australia

I come from the land down under…

Irish people still LOVE Australia

Well, it is the birthplace of Home and Away.

# visa - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

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

# visa - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

# visa - Monday 26 January, 2015

€1 in every €3 spent in Ireland is now put on a Visa card

A veritable ton of money.

# visa - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

This TD wants a ‘sick and abusive’ pick-up artist banned from Ireland

Billy Kelleher vs Julien Blanc.

# visa - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban Barred

Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban

The Department of Justice declined to comment on Blanc’s case, but confirmed that the Minister would have the right to deny him entry.

# visa - Friday 17 October, 2014

Booking a test or visa online? Don’t get stung by an unofficial website

There has been a rise in complaints about unofficial websites offering tests or even travel visas.

# visa - Saturday 12 April, 2014

White House refuses US visa for Iran newly appointed UN envoy

Hamid Aboutalebi has been linked to the 1979 hostage crisis in which 52 Americans were held for 444 days.

# visa - Friday 14 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the death of Edward Haughey, Aer Lingus suing SIPTU and off licences urged not to sell booze too early on Paddy’s Day…

# visa - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Business ETC After 18 years, wave goodbye to Laser cards Error Message

After 18 years, wave goodbye to Laser cards

You won’t be able to use a Laser card from midnight 28 February.

# visa - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Leaving to work in Australia? Make sure you know your rights

A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.

# visa - Monday 16 December, 2013

From Business ETC Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering Tourism

Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering

A 21 per cent increase was driven by UK and US visitors in 2013.

# visa - Friday 2 August, 2013

Australia wants our tree surgeons and sheep shearers

Positions being offered by employers pay between €40,000 and €68,000.

# visa - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: ‘I’m living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland’

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# visa - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Column: Transgender people should have the right to change their birth certificate

While most of us take for granted having a passport or birth certificate in our own name, transgender people must face awkward questions when they are asked to provide identification – this shouldn’t be the case, writes Aengus Ó Snodaigh.

# visa - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Employer sponsorship proposal ‘could wipe out’ J1 visas

Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly says that the proposal that students getting a J1 need to have their employer sponsor them won’t work.

# visa - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 things you’ll remember from your J1 experience We're Going Out Tonight

16 things you’ll remember from your J1 experience

It’s that time of year again.

# visa - Friday 10 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# visa - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added world’s smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Couple to be reunited with daughter after three years

The Irish government has reversed a decision to refuse three-year-old Jiayi a visa.

# visa - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Immigration in Ireland: Approximately 88,000 visa applications received in 2012

In total, approximately 165,700 immigration related requests were made in 2012.

# visa - Monday 26 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# visa - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers

New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.

# visa - Friday 5 October, 2012

Canadian working abroad visa to be extended to two years

More than 10,000 visas will be made available by 2014 to Irish and Canadian participants for the newly-extended working holiday programme.

# visa - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The42 Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction Denied This post contains videos

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction

Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.

# visa - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From Business ETC Irish adults carry €78m in cash daily – survey Cash

Irish adults carry €78m in cash daily – survey

We also spend quite a bit of time queueing…

# visa - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

From Business ETC Olympics sponsor Visa alerted to Commission’s concerns over charges Visa

Olympics sponsor Visa alerted to Commission’s concerns over charges

EU regulators have notified Visa of concerns regarding certain charges for credit and debit card transactions.

# visa - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From Business ETC Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees Credit Cards

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

# visa - Friday 13 July, 2012

From Business ETC Senator calls for introduction of technology visa Visas

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has said technology companies in Ireland are struggling to fill vacancies due to a lack of IT talent.

# visa - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Some young people in Australia ‘giving Irish workers a bad name’

A perception that Irish workers arrive drunk and lie about qualifications is based on the behaviour of a minority, according to a visa expert.

# visa - Monday 12 March, 2012

From Business ETC Shatter announces extension of Visa Waiver Programme Tourism

Shatter announces extension of Visa Waiver Programme

The scheme will be extended to include Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as emerging markets like China, India and Gulf regions.

# visa - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Foreign entrepreneurs should get special Irish visas – TD

It can be hard to attract rich entrepreneurs to set up business in Ireland if it’s hard for them to get a visa – so Fine Gael TD Peter Mathews has proposed a new special visa for them.

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