The application for the person referred to by the Deputy has now been processed. Their passport will be returned to them by registered post this week. Their new Irish Residence Permit card will follow separately by post.
Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to my Department using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response is, in the Deputy's view, inadequate or too long awaited.