Hundreds switching from Irish to British passports

Now would not be a good time to apply for an Irish passport. There 50,000 people waiting for their passports to be processed, as the CPSU strike goes into its fourth day. As a direct result it seems hundreds of Irish people are discovering their eligibility for a UK passport in order to ‘jump’ a lengthening queue that shows no sign of abating…

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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