The Department of Justice said last July that works had begun on a dedicated immigration detention centre at Dublin Airport and that it would be completed by July 2018. However, that deadline has passed and the facilities are still not open.  Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times.

A total of 3,908 people were refused entry at Irish ports, airports and the Northern Ireland Border in 2017, according to details released by the Gard(...)

Paloma with Karin and Jorg Muller-Weiland and the couple’s two children Aoife and Reuben. Photograph: Karin Muller-Wieland.

A Co Galway family had a “wonderful reunion” with the Brazilian woman who was strip-searched and imprisoned overnight after trying to visit them last (...)

A Kenyan retail worker has been awarded €10,000 after being the victim of a ‘racially motivated’ April Fools prank. Image: iStock.

A Kenyan retail worker has been awarded €10,000 after being the victim of a “racially motivated” April Fools prank by a colleague who impersonated a G(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: to date, some 2.98 million public services cards have been issued, he said on Thursday. File photograph: Eric Luke

The cost of the Government’s public services card (PSC) project has reached almost €54.6 million to date, including nearly €29 million to pay up to 2(...)

Paloma Aparecida Silva-Carvalho: was refused entry to Ireland when she arrived at Dublin airport’s Terminal 1 on Tuesday, and detained at the Dóchas women’s centre in Mountjoy prison overnight. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Brazilian government has complained to authorities about an increasing “number of alleged cases of mistreatment” of Brazilian nationals at Dublin(...)

Up to the end of May this year there had been 163 committals for immigration issues. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 400 people were held in prison last year in relation to immigration issues, mainly awaiting deportation. Figures from the Irish Prison Ser(...)

Peter Kernan was charged with two counts of facilitating the trafficking of foreign nationals  into the State. Photograph: Collins Courts

Two men have appeared in court charged with human trafficking offences at Dublin Airport. A third man was charged with immigration offences including(...)

Three men, including two Aer Lingus employees, have been arrested in connection with alleged immigration offences at Dublin Airport.

Gardaí believe fees of up to €20,000 were paid by people smuggled into Ireland by an international crime syndicate suspected of exploiting security at(...)

Health insurance policies for persons under the age of 55 usually have a waiting period of 26 weeks in which no claims can be made. Photo: iStock

Question: I am a Brazilian student about to begin my second year of studies. I was advised to take out an overseas medical expenses policy in my firs(...)

Mr Justice Robert Haughton in the High Court returned the case to January 16th. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A convicted sex offender and father of two young children has obtained a temporary High Court order preventing his deportation from the State. The man(...)

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