Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality

Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019: Discussion

Photo of Jim O'CallaghanJim O'Callaghan (Dublin Bay South, Fianna Fail)
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Do the officials believe that applications for asylum in Ireland will increase after 29 March if the British leave because applying in Ireland gives them an opportunity to have access to the full European Union?