Eight deported as gardaí target illegal immigration

Eight people have been deported after a Garda operation in County Louth.

Gardaí at Dundalk Garda Station and the National Immigration Bureau carried out the operation targeting illegal immigration earlier this week

The foreign nationals were returned to Northern Ireland or the United Kingdom after they were found to be in breach of immigration offences.

11 vehicles were also seized during the checkpoint.


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