Peace and happiness for the month of Ramadan, may it fill all lives with peace, happiness, and joy.
It is ten years this summer since we set-up Cabra 4 Youth, amongst the many ups and downs one of the most positive developments has to be the reclaiming of the Royal Canal for positive community engagement and use. Well done to all!
On this mornings Newstalk Breakfast show with Shane Coleman and Paul Williams I called for politicians to stop trying to placate people's serious and legitimate concerns with glib media soundbites. Instead, a real commitment to tackling the root cause of problems is long overdue in Dublin's north inner city. Have a listen by clicking the link below
Passport Information | Summer 2018
Currently 65,000 passports in the queue already before the summer rush!
Passport Express Renewals are currently taking 20 working days and new applications taking 28 working days plus.
BOOK PASSPORT APPOINTMENT
Rapid Renewal Service (3 Days)
ONLINE PASSPORT RENEWAL (10 Working days)
There is now an Online Passport Application Service which allows adults to renew their passport books and passport cards online.
This service is available to Irish citizens everywhere in the world. ( https://www.dfa.ie/passportonline/ )
PASSPORT CARD (10 Working days)
The Passport Card is a credit sized card which can be applied for by any adult with a valid Irish passport book (which must have more than 3 months left to run).
It can then be used as a passport by citizens travelling to 31 countries in Europe. ( https://www.dfa.ie/passportcard/ )
FREE PASSPORT RENEWAL REMINDER SERVICE
The Passport Service offers a free email reminder service to passport holders whose passports are due for renewal and I urge people to make use of this facility where possible.
For more details go to www.dfa.ie/passports