Irish passport 'one of the most valuable in the world'

The Irish passport is one of the most valuable in the world according to a new study.

Henley Passport Index shows that it can gain visa-free access to 173 countries.

The figure is one up from last year and puts it alongside South Korea and the US.

German passports are the most powerful in the world and can gain visa-free access to 177 countries.

- Digital desk

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