Tag Archives: Brexit

Irish Passport Applications Surge Continues

By | April 15, 2017

Applications for Irish passports from Northern Ireland and Britain have risen by 68% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year. Figures from the Republic’s Department of Foreign Affairs showed that applications had risen by 26% overall. The department had received a record number of overall applications in 2016. There has been an… Read More »

Back to Blue: UK to Scrap Maroon European Passport for Iconic Dark Blue Design

By | April 2, 2017

The maroon passport currently held by British citizens will revert back to its original dark blue colour as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, the Home Office has confirmed. The classic dark blue design, which was replaced by burgundy-coloured passports in 1988 to comply with EU policy of a single European passport, could be re-introduced as soon as 2019,… Read More »