Deputy McHugh – Person needs pasport to attend funeral abroad

There's no sign of any light at the end of the tunnel for those trying to get a passport at the office on Molesworth Street in Dublin.

For the fourth day in a row, hundreds of people gathered from the early hours, hoping to wait out the delays in getting their application processed.

Fine Gael Donegal TD Joe McHugh is now pleading with the Minister for Foreign Affairs to provide a 24-passport office service until next Wednesday.

Deputy McHughs been contacted by member of the public, who needs a passport to travel abroad to go to a funeral.

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