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Egyptian national charged with immigration offence at Cork harbour

A search of a fishing boat was carried out this morning.

File photo of Union Hall pier.
File photo of Union Hall pier.
Image: Screenshot via Google Maps

A MAN HAS been charged under the Immigration Act following the inspection of a ship in Cork yesterday morning.

Gardaí, along with officials from the Department of Transport, carried out a search of the fishing vessel at Union Hall.

An Egyptian national, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene.

He was later charged, and appeared before a sitting of Macroom District Court where he was remanded in custody.

Comments are closed as the matter is before the courts.

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