The Irish have a long history of welcoming newcomers, but some are worried about a recent spike in admissions.
Source: The Irish Time / Alamy 1/5 Irish passports are now the world’s most popular passport, according to a new report.
In a year when the UK was hit by Brexit, more than 80 per cent of UK passports were issued overseas.
However, the popularity of the Irish passport has dropped since Brexit, falling from 10 per cent in 2017 to 6 per cent today.
2/5 More people are coming to the UK from the Republic of Ireland than any other European country, with nearly 80,000 people arriving in 2017.
However the number of Irish people coming to Britain has increased since the Brexit vote, reaching an all-time high of nearly 60,000 in May 2018.
3/5 There are now more Irish people living in London than there were when the city became the UK’s largest city in 1788, according a new study.
The number of people living there has increased by more than 40 per cent over the last decade, with the number increasing by almost 70 per cent since 2010.
The City of London, where most of the new residents are from, is home to the country’s largest Irish population.
Source the Irish Times 4/5 Travellers will be allowed to remain in the UK once their visa is processed and they pass a health check.
However they will need to meet all health and safety requirements, including alcohol, drug and mental health checks.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will assess whether a traveller is fit to enter the country.
5/5 The Irish Government will start issuing travellers with ’emergency travel documents’ in the coming weeks to allow people to stay longer in the country, as part of its plan to manage a backlog of people trying to enter Britain.
The document will be issued as part the Home Office’s scheme to relocate and reunite people from Northern Ireland and the Republic.
1/6 More people have come to the Britain from the UK than any previous European country.
However more people are arriving from the EU and the Irish Republic than from any other EU country.
Source The Irish Life / Aleta Szalavitz 2/6 Travellers from the Irish republic are already in the United Kingdom and will soon be able to apply for a visa, meaning that more of them will be able travel in to Britain.
A total of 6.8 million people have been granted visas to come to Britain and the UK, according the latest figures from the Home Department.
3 / 5 Travellers are already living in the City of Westminster, with almost a third of people coming from the island of Ireland, the largest number of visitors in Europe.
The majority of those coming to England are coming for work or holiday.
However it is estimated that between 10 per, 10 per and 12 per cent will be travelling for business, the majority of which are from the north.
The UK Government estimates that up to 2,500 people a day are working in the capital.
Source Getty 4/6 Around 200,000 Irish people will come to live in the US in 2021, according an analysis by the Oxford Institute for International Policy.
That is nearly one in four Irish people currently living in England and Wales.
The Irish population of the US is currently estimated at over 11 million.
5 / 6 Travellers arriving from Northern Irish refugees will be granted an emergency visa.
This will allow them to stay for up to three months, provided they can show they are able to get to the US within three months.
However if they do not have a work permit, they will have to apply to the Department of Homeland Security for a work visa.
They will be required to apply within six months, although this may be extended to up to six months if necessary.
Source AP 1/7 Travellers who come from Northern and Eastern Ireland will be asked to demonstrate they have a genuine relationship with their host community, and that they have the ability to integrate into English society, the Irish Government said.
Travellers coming from other parts of the UK will not be allowed entry to the Republic, with Northern Ireland’s border with Northern Europe.
However Ireland will consider extending a visa to anyone who wants to come from within the Republic and Northern Ireland.
The Government said that if the visa holder is from the Northern Ireland, it will be considered valid and allow them access to the Irish economy.
2 / 7 Travellers applying for a temporary work permit will be given a visa.
The process will take three to five weeks, and will then be processed by the Irish Home Office.
The application will then go to the Immigration and Border Protection Agency (IBPA), which will review the information.
This is when the final decision is made.
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