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FOI Request 19/008




FOI Request 19/008


1. Copies of all correspondence between your department and the Department of the Taoiseach regarding:

-  Concerns over the significant rise in applications for Irish passports, particularly since the Brexit referendum

-  Concerns around the value and image of the Irish passport given this surge in applications

-  The eligibility criteria for Irish passports and possibility of new restrictions
2. Copies of all correspondence between your department and the Irish Embassy in London regarding the rise in applications for Irish passports since the Brexit referendum.

3. DFA briefing material on:

- Eligibility criteria for Irish passports

- The administrative burden as number of passport applications continues to rise
4. I am also requesting copies of all internal correspondence within your department relating to the above topics.


January 4, 2019


February 7, 2019

Reply 19/008

Schedule 19/008