Eight people deported as gardaí mount immigration operation in Louth

first_img An Immigration Operation occurred at Dundalk, Co. Louth on the 6th Feb, where 8 persons were found to be in breach of immigration offences. pic.twitter.com/awHUWfzZdP— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) February 10, 2017 94 Comments Saturday 11 Feb 2017, 7:43 AM http://jrnl.ie/3234269 AN IMMIGRATION OPERATION designed to catch people illegally staying in Ireland resulted in eight people being deported.A garda checkpoint was put in place in Dundalk, Louth, near the border with the North where documents of those suspected of being here illegally were checked. The operation was carried out last week.The eight people had travelled from Britain to Northern Ireland and were attempting to come to the Republic. Eight people deported as gardaí mount immigration operation in Louth All eight have been repatriated since the incident last week. 32,441 Views Share309 Tweet Email center_img Gardai confirmed that the incident took place and said the eight people had been repatriated to their country of origin.Read: Elderly man in shock after raiders with screwdrivers break into his home >Read: Swimmers defy shark ban and form human chain to save 200 whales > Feb 11th 2017, 7:43 AM Source: An Garda Síochána/Twitter Short URL By Garreth MacNamee Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more