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Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Foreign Birth Registration (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: My Department is responsible for processing Foreign Birth Registration (FBR) applications for people who are born abroad and claim Irish citizenship through a grandparent born in Ireland or through a parent who has claimed citizenship also through FBR, Naturalisation or Post Nuptial Citizenship. FBR applications are currently being processed within the normal turnaround time of 9 months...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, further supporting documents for this application were received on 7th June 2024. Turnaround time from the receipt of further supporting documents is 15 working days.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Diplomatic Representation (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I can assure the Deputy that officials in my Department have been in regular contact with the Irish citizen in this case and are continuing to provide consular assistance. A senior official has been appointed as her dedicated case manager and is in very regular contact with her. I have raised the case on a number of occasions with my counterpart in the relevant jurisdiction, most recently...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I am advised that there have been no contracts for goods or services awarded to Israeli based firms in the past two years. The value of goods or services purchased by the Defence Forces from Israel and Israeli-based firms in respect of existing contracts over the past two years is €1,054,480. A small number of Israeli companies have won orders for defensive equipment in recent...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: Given the granular nature of the information required, it could not be collated in the time frame given and will be forwarded directly to the Deputy when available.

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Naval Service (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: The Naval Service are currently adopting a three ship operational posture, which sees the four P60 class vessels on patrol in operational rotation. The decision to reduce the number of operational ships was made as a result of the previously acknowledged recruitment and retention difficulties in the Naval Service, in particular for specialist positions. This strategic decision has been taken...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: As of the 30 April 2024, the strength of the Permanent Defence Force stood at 7,501 personnel. Whilst recruitment and retention challenges have been acknowledged, a range of measures have been introduced to address these and make the Defence Forces an attractive option as a career choice. To this end, there is provision contained in the €1.23 billion allocated for the Defence...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (20 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I can advise the Deputy that the position is as follows: Haulbowline Naval Base Accommodation and Facilities Upgrade: - Refurbishment of Block 4 – under construction - Refurbishment of Barracks Foreman of Works Building – under construction - Block 9 Refurbishment at Haulbowline – tender recommendations under consideration - ...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: Section 15 of the Passports Act, as amended (“the Act") provides the basis for the issuing of emergency passports and emergency travel certificates (ETCs) in situations where travel documents are required urgently and there is insufficient time to obtain a passport by the normal means. Our Embassies and Consulates abroad do not have the facility to print passports or passport...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, further supporting documents for this application were received on 14th June 2024. Turnaround time from the receipt of further supporting documents is 15 working days.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: International Relations (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I have spoken with Foreign Minister Al-Nahyan of the UAE, most recently in February on the situation in Gaza and in December during COP 28. Officials from my Department meet and speak with the Ambassador and his staff regularly, while our Ambassador in the United Arab Emirates and her staff are in frequent contact with the UAE authorities.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Diplomatic Representation (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: The number of civil servants of my Department working at the Embassies of Ireland in Seoul, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok as of 04 June 2024 are provided by grade in tabular form below: Grade Seoul Tokyo Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Assistant Secretary 1 Counsellor 1 ...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: Investment in new equipment for the Defence Forces is provided for under various Subheads of the Defence Vote relating to defensive equipment, mechanical transport, aircraft, ships and naval stores, engineering, communications and information technology equipment etc. I am informed by the Defence Forces that their records indicate the amount spent on purchasing military equipment from...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I am advised by the Defence Forces that their records indicate there was no expenditure on purchasing military equipment from companies based in Japan in the period referenced by the Deputy.

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces (19 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: The Defence Forces Infrastructure Development Plan (IDP) sets out a programme of project delivery for the years 2023 to 2027. Under the programme, the following capital works in the DFTC, (Curragh Camp, Kildare) are completed or nearing completion: Cadet School Engineers Logistics Office Engineer Stores New Electric Target Range Upgrade of Accommodation at Plunkett Barracks The Deputy...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Economic Sanctions (18 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: Ireland has consistently supported strong sanctions in response to Russia’s illegal aggression in Ukraine. The sanctions adopted to date are the most expansive and hard-hitting sanctions in EU history. These targeted measures are focused on impeding Russia’s ability to wage war. Over 2,000 individuals and entities are now subject to travel bans and asset freeze measures....

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (18 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: I propose to take Questions Nos. 73, 74 and 78 together. With regard to the specific applications about which the Deputy has enquired, the Passport Service has issued passports to the applicants.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (18 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, the Passport Service has issued a passport to the applicant.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (18 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, a refund was issued on 11 June 2024.

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Passport Services (18 Jun 2024)

Micheál Martin: With regard to the specific application about which the Deputy has enquired, further supporting documents for this application were received on 4 June 2024. Turnaround time from the receipt of further supporting documents is 15 working days.

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