Fewer than 4,000 students took part in the J1 Visa programme to the US last year.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
An Irish family facing deportation from Australia have asked for public support as their visa ends on June 18.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
A Sudanese man who twice overstayed his visa to Ireland has failed in a High Court challenge to a refusal to allow him remain here.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
The E3 is a two-year renewable visa and is currently only available to Australian nationals.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index saw a fall in spending last month.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Students going on a J1 trip to the US are being warned of websites overcharging for a visa.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
The European Union has warned countries running lucrative schemes granting passports and visas to rich foreigners to toughen checks on applicants amid concern they could be flouting security and tax laws.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
Consumer spending here fell during December, according to Visa.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019
Estimates on the number of Irish people living illegally in the US range from 10,000 to 50,000.
Sat, 22 Dec, 2018
Irish people could soon have another route towards a visa to live and work in the USA as a Bill has been put before the House of Representatives which proposes that Ireland is added to the E3 programme.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2018
'Long-awaited' and 'life-changing' is how the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland describes a new visa scheme launched today.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
A British appeals court in London ruled in favour of retailers including Sainsbury in a blow to credit card firms that could now face billions of pounds in damages.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
Visa says it’s now "working normally" after a technical issue left millions of people unable to pay by Visa card or withdraw money from certain ATM machines.
Sun, 03 Jun, 2018
Spending on food, drink, hotels rose sharply in March while online spending overtook face-to-face for the first time in six months, a Visa monthly survey shows.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
A senior Turkish official said the country has fulfilled all 72 requirements set by the European Union to secure visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the 28-nation bloc.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
United Arab Emirates (UAE) citizens will no longer need a visa to travel to Ireland.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
The US embassy in Turkey has announced it is resuming normal visa services for Turkish citizens, saying Turkish authorities had adhered to assurances that no local staff would be detained or arrested for performing their duties.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2017
A new Irish visa processing centre in Qatar will lead to economic benefits for Ireland, the Irish ambassador to the Gulf state has said.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
A company specialising in overseas work visas has moved to calm fears of a rush by Irish people worried about the impact of Australia scrapping its 457 visa, which allows foreign workers in on a temporary basis.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2017
Irish people hoping to travel to work in Australia have been told the door is still open to them, despite the scrapping of the popular 457 visa programme.
The Australian ambassador to Ireland says skilled Irish people will continue to be welcome in Australia despite the scrapping of the 457 visa programme.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Irish applications for Canadian work visas have reached record highs.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Concerns have been raised at the number of people from conflict zones, including Syria and Iraq, being refused family reunification visas or entry into Ireland.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
The latest data from Visa's Irish Consumer Spending Index shows a -0.7% year-on-year fall in consumer spending, compared with a +3.9% rise in January.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
An Irishman who has been locked up in Australia after his visa expired is to return home this week.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
A decision by Visa to reduce its fees on business debit card transactions through the Irish banks has been welcomed by Ireland’s national umbrella body for co-ops.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
Turkey has warned it will not move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union (EU) unless visa requirements are lifted for Turkish citizens without further conditions.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
According to leading migration agents visafirst.com, improvements in the economy and business sentiment are some of the reasons why 2016 is on track to be a record year for the issuing of Irish work permits.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Changes introduced as part of last year’s budget which raised the limit for what customers can spend with contactless payments has helped the number of transactions double in just six months.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
US authorities could soon be snooping on social media posts from would-be immigrants in a new effort to close security gaps in the country’s visa system.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Visa Europe has predicted that a record €98m will be spent by Irish consumers online with Visa cards between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has written to US secretary of state John Kerry over changes to the J1 visas system which will prevent students entering the US without a prearranged job.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Irish consumers make more than two million contactless payment transactions each month.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign ahead of February’s emergency presidential election despite calls from major sponsors Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Visa to go now.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
Kevin Wall wants to represent Australia at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
Pre-tax profits at specialist student and independent travel firm Usit last year decreased by 65% to €239,380 as costs increased.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Police stood by as thousands of migrants hopped on cross-border trains into Austria, taking advantage of Hungary’s surprise decision to stop screening international train travellers for travel visas.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
Over 700 Canadian working holiday visas remain available for Irish citizens, four months after applications opened.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
The head of leading FIFA sponsor Visa has delivered a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter claiming there can be no meaningful reforms until he leaves as president of the organisation.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
World Cup sponsor VISA has threatened to end its partnership with FIFA over the latest crisis to engulf the world governing body.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
The cost of paying with plastic will be limited under EU rules that should also see the cost of goods coming down, saving consumers millions, if not billions, of euro.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
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