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# eea - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Immigration scheme set up for EU citizens going to the UK in event of no-deal Brexit

This will allow EU citizens to apply for three-year visas to the UK.

# eea - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

New scheme could allow up to 5,500 non-EEA nationals remain in Ireland to work

The scheme will be set up specifically for people who came to Ireland between 2005 and 2011 to study.

# eea - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

# eea - Monday 2 January, 2017

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU

But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?

# eea - Monday 5 October, 2015

Check out Ireland's swanky new passport card

The old-style booklet passport is unfortunately not quite obsolete as the new card can only be used in the EU.

# eea - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Couples suspected of entering sham marriages in Ireland will be investigated

The Registrar will now be able to investigate couples and report them to immigration services.

# eea - Friday 6 September, 2013

Despite recession, Ireland still crying out for high-skilled workers from abroad

Almost 4 per cent of Ireland’s workers come from outside the European Economic Area, according to new ESRI research.

# eea - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Population of butterflies has halved since 1990

Researchers say this a worrying trend as these butterflies are useful indicators of the general health of ecosystems.

# eea - Friday 26 July, 2013

Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens

Up until now, students who are resident in Ireland but whose families are from outside the EU get free primary and secondary education – but have had to pay more than €10,000 per year at third level.

# eea - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ireland dramatically improves its recycling rates

Ireland was singled out for praise in a recent report by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

# eea - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

# eea - 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.

# eea - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

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.

# eea - Monday 13 February, 2012

Surge in Irish Green Cards expected as a result of Finance Bill

The Green Cards are not subject to a labour means test but are permitted for those occupations where there are skill shortages.

# eea - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Panasonic among four companies fined €161m over fridge cartel

A fifth company received immunity from fines after it informed the European Commission about the cartel’s existence.