November 13, 2018

Billy Lawless Speaks to IrishRadio.com about E3 visas

Billy Lawless speaks to speak with Adrian Flannelly of http://www.irishradio.com/ in relation to proposed deal that will allow Irish citizens to apply for E3 Visas, as part of new immigration legislation.  The two year, renewable E3 work visas would come from the unused portion of the 10,500 E3 visas currently allotted to Australia. Click on link…

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November 13, 2018

Minister Ross Announces New Driver Licensing Measures to Help Returning Emigrants and Others

I welcome the announcement today from Minister Ross in relation to new driving licence regulations for returning Emigrants. I have pursued this issue with the Department since my appointment as Senator for the Diaspora. Minister Ross Announces New Driver Licensing Measures to Help Returning Emigrants and Others http://www.dttas.ie/press-releases/2018/minister-ross-announces-new-driver-licensing-measures-help-returning-emigrants Tuesday 13 November 2018 The Minister for…

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November 13, 2018

Minister Ross Announces New Driver Licensing Measures to Help Returning Emigrants and Others

I welcome the announcement today from Minister Ross in relation to new driving licence regulations for returning Emigrants. I have pursued this issue with the Department since my appointment as Senator for the Diaspora. Minister Ross Announces New Driver Licensing Measures to Help Returning Emigrants and Others http://www.dttas.ie/press-releases/2018/minister-ross-announces-new-driver-licensing-measures-help-returning-emigrants Tuesday 13 November 2018 The Minister for…

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May 3, 2017

VotingRights.ie to launch call for enfranchisement of overseas citizens

1.73 million Irish citizens denied opportunity to vote by outdated election laws VotingRights.ie, a global coalition of Irish emigrant groups and citizens seeking to secure the vote for the 1.73 million Irish citizens now living overseas, will release a policy paper and reform agenda on emigrant voting next week. The group will hold a press…

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March 23, 2017

Senator Billy Lawless welcomes announcement of Referendum on voting Rights for Irish Abroad

Senator Billy Lawless today welcomed the announcement by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny that a Referendum is to be held regarding voting rights for Irish citizens abroad and in Northern Ireland in Irish Presidential elections. As the first Senator for the Global Irish and a co-founder of Votingrights.ie – a coalition of groups and individuals dedicated…

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