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# irish-citizens - Friday 16 April, 2021

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 5:45 PM 13,976 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Over 1,200 arrests of Irish people by Met Police this year
# London
# London

Over 1,200 arrests of Irish people by Met Police this year

Dec 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,801 Views 18 Comments

A total of 157 Irish people were arrested for common assault.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'This eclipses the shutdowns following 9/11': The battle to get 2,000 Irish citizens home
# Stranded Abroad
# Stranded Abroad

'This eclipses the shutdowns following 9/11': The battle to get 2,000 Irish citizens home

Updated Mar 25th 2020, 9:36 PM 56,039 Views 40 Comments

The majority of stranded Irish citizens are in Australia or New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

# irish-citizens - Monday 17 February, 2020

Irish passengers on board cruise ship where 450 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Irish passengers on board cruise ship where 450 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

Updated Feb 17th 2020, 5:07 PM 58,363 Views 62 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is aware of the case.

# irish-citizens - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 7:32 PM 20,296 Views 68 Comments

A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Over 1,700 Irish citizens abroad required help due to arrests, kidnappings and deaths in 2019, figures show
# Crisis Abroad
# Crisis Abroad

Over 1,700 Irish citizens abroad required help due to arrests, kidnappings and deaths in 2019, figures show

Jan 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,875 Views 5 Comments

Some citizens required supports during Hong Kong protests and terrorists attacks in Kenya.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,640 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

# irish-citizens - Friday 26 October, 2018

Should children born in Ireland to foreign parents be deported?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Should children born in Ireland to foreign parents be deported?

Oct 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,429 Views 92 Comments

Barrister Anthony Moore writes about whether deportation law reform is throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

# irish-citizens - Monday 21 May, 2018

3,500 people from 120 countries became Irish citizens today
# New Irish
# New Irish

3,500 people from 120 countries became Irish citizens today

May 21st 2018, 9:40 AM 80,068 Views 161 Comments

A 93-year-old man from the UK was among those who became an Irish citizen today.

# irish-citizens - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish heading to Las Vegas urged to take 'high degree of caution' after mass shooting
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Irish heading to Las Vegas urged to take 'high degree of caution' after mass shooting

Oct 2nd 2017, 10:45 PM 9,767 Views 25 Comments

Las Vegas is a popular place for Irish tourists.

# irish-citizens - Saturday 29 April, 2017

The Late Late Show met some of Ireland's newest citizens
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

The Late Late Show met some of Ireland's newest citizens

Apr 29th 2017, 1:50 PM 39,297 Views 183 Comments

“It was the proudest day of my life. Honestly.”

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Number of people granted Irish citizenship in 2015 almost half that of 2012 peak
# ESRI
# ESRI

Number of people granted Irish citizenship in 2015 almost half that of 2012 peak

Mar 1st 2017, 2:24 PM 11,380 Views 86 Comments

Only 13,500 naturalisation certificates were issued to non-Irish nationals in 2015.

# irish-citizens - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Over 800 Irish people were caught up in major crises abroad in 2015
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

Over 800 Irish people were caught up in major crises abroad in 2015

Oct 27th 2016, 7:16 AM 8,235 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has released its annual report for 2015, which also highlights an increase in passports issued.

# irish-citizens - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be anxious about travelling to Paris or Brussels?

Nov 28th 2015, 10:35 AM 24,074 Views 84 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs reminded people to ‘exercise extreme caution’ if they are planning a trip to France.

# irish-citizens - Friday 1 May, 2015

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

All Irish citizens in Nepal are safe, as 1,000 Europeans remain missing

May 1st 2015, 9:18 PM 17,131 Views 7 Comments

The death toll has topped 6,000.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,686 Views 14 Comments

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Australia has booted out almost 1,000 Irish nationals for overstaying their welcome
# Sent Packin'
# Sent Packin'

Australia has booted out almost 1,000 Irish nationals for overstaying their welcome

Feb 5th 2014, 9:35 AM 28,601 Views 98 Comments

The figures for the last three years, shows that on average an Irish person is deported almost every day for visa breaches.

# irish-citizens - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Department of Foreign Affairs operates 25 embassy Twitter accounts

Oct 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,072 Views 7 Comments

The department also has two embassy Facebook accounts – for Sydney and New Dehli.

# irish-citizens - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Officials say no Irish injured or missing after Boston marathon blasts [Update]
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Officials say no Irish injured or missing after Boston marathon blasts [Update]

Apr 16th 2013, 7:55 AM 37,487 Views 58 Comments

108 Irish citizens were registered to run in Boston, including 50 with Irish addresses – but all are thought to be safe and accounted for.

# irish-citizens - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland
# ESL
# ESL

Thailand clarifies position on English language teachers from Ireland

Sep 4th 2012, 2:57 PM 12,385 Views 45 Comments

The Teachers’ Council of Thailand has clarified that Irish citizens are not required to prove their proficiency in English through testing before being allowed to teach in the country.

# irish-citizens - Friday 16 March, 2012

Voting rights could be extended to Irish abroad, says Gilmore
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

Voting rights could be extended to Irish abroad, says Gilmore

Mar 16th 2012, 9:25 AM 1,912 Views 62 Comments

However, the Tánaiste says that the extension is currently only being considered for presidential elections.

# irish-citizens - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Enda's Cuddly Photocall of the Day (part 2)
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Enda's Cuddly Photocall of the Day (part 2)

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:40 PM 4,779 Views 29 Comments

No comment.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Majority don't support unrest in Bahrain, says Irish woman in Manama
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Majority don't support unrest in Bahrain, says Irish woman in Manama

Mar 16th 2011, 10:20 AM 1,009 Views 0 Comments

Irish woman living in Bahrain tells TheJournal.ie that Bahrain feels like the North in the 70s and the unrest has created sectarian divisions.

Irish warned against non-essential travel to Japan
# Japan
# Japan

Irish warned against non-essential travel to Japan

Mar 16th 2011, 8:55 AM 584 Views 0 Comments

French government urging its citizens to leave Tokyo and move to the south of the country or return to France, while British embassy is organising transport to help people leave tsunami-struck Sendai.

# irish-citizens - Friday 11 March, 2011

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

# irish-citizens - Friday 25 February, 2011

Department issues appeal for Irish citizens in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Department issues appeal for Irish citizens in Libya

Feb 25th 2011, 1:26 PM 467 Views 0 Comments

UN and NATO hold emergency meetings on Libya
# Libya
# Libya

UN and NATO hold emergency meetings on Libya

Feb 25th 2011, 10:54 AM 500 Views 0 Comments

Rush to evacuate ex-pats from Libya as international leaders meet to consider their response to the increasing unrest.

# irish-citizens - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya

Feb 24th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,332 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs will attempt to put a crisis management team including the Irish Ambassador to Italy on the ground in Tripoli today.

# irish-citizens - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Air Corps plane leaves Tripoli – but no Irish on board
# Libya
# Libya

Air Corps plane leaves Tripoli – but no Irish on board

Feb 23rd 2011, 10:14 PM 5,960 Views 18 Comments

An Irish Air Corps plane left Tripoli without any Irish passengers on board, a government spokesman confirmed.

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens
# Libya
# Libya

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:25 AM 2,533 Views 0 Comments

Two Air Corps planes with nine crew have arrived in Malta to await go-ahead to evacuate about 40 Irish people from Malta, as over a dozen other governments prepare to evacuate their citizens.

# irish-citizens - Thursday 3 February, 2011

About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance
# Egypt
# Egypt

About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:52 PM 777 Views 0 Comments

Some 300 Irish citizens have returned home following the unrest – but others say they want to stay.