Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (540)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

540. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 330 of 10 July 2018, the number of persons refused permission to enter the State via Dublin Airport and Dublin Port; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13588/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The following tables set out the figures for those refused to land in Dublin Airport and Port. In relation to Dublin Airport it should be noted that passenger numbers processed through the Airport have also significantly increased in the period concerned. 

Number of persons refused permission to enter the State via Dublin Airport

Year

Total

2015

1654

2016

2032

2017

2296

2018

4001

Number of persons refused permission to enter the State via Dublin Port

Year

Total

2015

152

2016

142

2017

166

2018

120