Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (142)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

142. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade if any additional temporary post in the passport office during the busy summer months has been filled. [24185/14]

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Written answers (Question to Foreign)

Passport demand in Ireland is seasonal. Almost 50% of all passport applications are received in the four months April –July. To meet these seasonal pressures the Passport Service has recruited and trained 157 temporary clerical officers.