Yellow Rain Warning Issued In Dublin

Yellow Rain Warning Issued for Dublin, Louth, Meath, and Wicklow as Heavy Rainfall Expected to Cause Snowfall and Travel Disruptions

In a precautionary move, the Met Office has issued a yellow rain warning for counties Dublin, Louth, Meath, and Wicklow, effective from 3am today until 3am tomorrow. Experts anticipate intense rainfall in these regions, resulting in icy conditions and subsequent snowfall. The advisory also highlights the potential for localized flooding. Drivers are urged to exercise … Read more

Mother's Subsidiary Protection

High Court Rules: Three-Year-Old Denied Irish Passport Due to Mother’s Subsidiary Protection Status

In a recent ruling, the High Court has determined that a three-year-old child born to a mother with subsidiary protection is not entitled to an Irish passport. Justice Marguerite Bolger stated that the Foreign Secretary was within their rights to make this decision, citing the restricted period of residence for the child’s mother. Subsidiary protection … Read more

Swift 20-Day Visa Ireland

Ireland Implements Swift 20-Day Visa and Work Permit Process for Job Seekers

In a progressive move, Ireland’s Minister of State for Enterprise, Neil Richmond, announced the introduction of a streamlined system enabling applicants to secure a general work permit and visa within just 20 days of applying for a job. The simplified one-year permit can be extended by employers. Recent data reveals a surge in work permit … Read more

Irish Department of Justice

Diverse Celebration: 1,200 Welcomed as Irish Citizens in Dublin Ceremony

Dublin, Ireland – In a landmark citizenship ceremony at the National Concert Hall, 1,200 individuals from 105 countries and across all 31 counties of Ireland were granted Irish citizenship. Led by Ministers Paschal Donohoe and James Browne, the event marked the first such ceremony of the year. Justice Minister Helen McEntee extended her congratulations to … Read more

Controversy Erupts Over Ireland’s Handling of Refugees Amidst Growing Right-wing Criticism

Dublin is facing scrutiny as accusations rise over Ireland’s alleged acceptance of refugees without a clear legal framework. The Varadkar government is accused of offering unprecedented benefits to refugees, particularly those arriving from Ukraine. Critics, notably right-wing groups, claim that many Ukrainian arrivals may not be genuine natives. Concerns intensify at Dublin Airport, where a … Read more

Irish Citizenship Applications

Irish Citizenship Applications Surge, 13,700 New Citizens Granted in 2023

Dublin – The Department of Justice revealed a significant uptick in Irish citizenship applications, set to triple by 2023. Last year, out of 22,500 applications, 20,000 were processed, with 13,700 individuals granted citizenship in 15 ceremonies. The surge continued from 2022, where 4,300 new citizens emerged from six ceremonies. Notably, despite a rise in various … Read more

Irish Citizenship

Irish Citizenship Ceremonies Set for February 26th at National Concert Hall, Dublin

In an eagerly anticipated event, the next Irish citizenship ceremonies are scheduled to take place on Monday, 26th February, at the prestigious National Concert Hall in Dublin. Prospective citizens are advised not to contact authorities for confirmation as invitations will be issued in due course. Candidates are reminded to bring identity documents, such as a … Read more

Irish Residence Permit Holders Granted Travel Flexibility Amidst Card Renewal Delays

In a recent development, the Minister for Justice of Ireland has introduced a temporary arrangement benefiting non-nationals legally residing in the country. Effective from December 6, 2023, until January 31, 2024, individuals with recently expired Irish Residence Permit (IRP) cards (up to 8 weeks) can utilize them as proof for re-entry. This extension is applicable … Read more

Golden Opportunity For Australian Registered Nurses To Migrate To Mildura, Victoria With YESTE Global

In a promising development, YESTE Global, a reputable consultancy, is offering a unique chance for Australian Registered Nurses to relocate to Mildura, Victoria. Nestled between Melbourne and Adelaide, Mildura boasts a developed town with public and private hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and educational institutions. YESTE Global, a renowned consultancy with partnerships exceeding 300 organizations, has … Read more

Government Changes Stamp 4 Rules For Critical Skills Permit Holders In Ireland

In a significant policy shift, the Irish government has altered the regulations governing the transition to Stamp 4 for holders of critical skills employment permits. Previously overseen by the Department of Enterprise, the responsibility for Stamp 4 application approval now falls under the purview of the Department of Justice. Applicants with critical skills employment permits, … Read more

NMBI Extends Validity Of English Language Test Results For Ireland Registration Applicants

In response to recent delays in obtaining work visas in Ireland, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) has announced an extension of the validity period for English language test results required for registration. This decision comes as a relief to many applicants who faced difficulties due to the delays in securing ATWS visas, … Read more

New applicants for naturalisation now only need to produce a certified colour copy of their existing passport’s biometric page

All new applicants for a certificate of naturalisation will simply need to provide a certified colour copy of their existing passport’s biometric page beginning on April 20, 2023. An attorney, oath commissioner, peace commissioner, or notary public may certify the colour copy of the biometric page. The removal of the requirement to provide a full … Read more

Ireland permits non-Europeans to travel with expired residence permits due to processing delays until Jan 31

The government of Ireland will permit all non-nationals holding expired residence permits (IRPs) with pending renewal permissions to travel to the country with expired permissions. These measures will allow eligible non-nationals to continue to travel to Ireland until 31 January 2023 with expired permissions, so long as proof of renewal can be demonstrated through an OREG number. … Read more

3,500 people from over 130 countries to be conferred with Irish citizenship in Kerry

In ceremonies held in Killarney, County Kerry, 3,500 people will officially become Irish citizens today and tomorrow. Four separate ceremonies will take place at the Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney where citizens of more than 130 countries will receive their certificates of naturalisation and swear allegiance to the Irish State. The ceremonies will take place … Read more

Department of Justice hiring Immigration Control Officers (Clerical Officers) at Dublin Airport

The Department of Justice is seeking to recruit Immigration Control Officers who are interested in being appointed to immigration duties in the Border Management Unit at Dublin Airport. Candidates should be aware that this role involves working in a ‘front line’ operational environment which attracts a shift allowance. Officers appointed will be required to work … Read more