Supreme Court decision on Marriage of Convenience – Marriage of convenience does not nullify a marriage.

Supreme Court decision on Marriage of Convenience – Marriage of convenience does not nullify a marriage. The Supreme Court has just delivered a very important decision pertaining to EU Treaty Rights Immigration cases when it comes to Marriage The Supreme Court has found that a Marriage of Convenience finding does [...]

July 28th, 2020|

Good Character in Citizenship/Naturalisation Cases

Section 15 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956 as amended provides that the Minister may, in his absolute discretion, grant the application if satisfied that the Applicant is of good character. The onus is on each Applicant to disclose in their application all appropriate information and evidence to [...]

July 27th, 2020|

Further Temporary Extension Of Immigration Permissions Announced

The Immigration Service Delivery have issued a new notice regarding immigration permissions that are due to expire between the 10th of July 2020 and 20th of August 2020. The Notice states that non-EU/EEA nationals who are present in the State with an immigration permission that is due to expire between [...]

July 17th, 2020|


In a hugely welcomed announcement the new Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Helen McEntee has announced a new on-line immigration registration system for non-EEA nationals based in Dublin as well as the re-opening of the Garda National Immigration Bureau located at Burgh Quay on  the 20th of July. Renewal [...]

July 8th, 2020|

Update on employment permit quotas for horticultural workers, dairy farm assistants, meat processing operatives and meat deboners

The Department of Business Enterprise & Innovation have announced that quotas for certain employment permit applications are either now full, or almost full, and are thus no longer accepting employment permit applications for these occupations. Horticulture workers As per the Employment Permits (Amendment) Regulations 2018, the maximum quota for General [...]

July 3rd, 2020|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document 12th of June 2020 – further update on Visa Applications to Ireland and expiring IRP cards.

The Immigration Service Delivery released yet another FAQ document regarding the Impact of Covid-19 on Immigration and International Protection on the 29th June 2020.  We appreciate how confusing all of these updates are to follow, so we have extracted the relevant revised information contained in the latest update for ease [...]

July 1st, 2020|