Government wants introduce joint North/South tourist visa

The creation of a Britsih-Irish tourism visa in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games is a priority for the Government.

At present, citizens from many countries such as India and China must acquire separate holiday visas when visting Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Minister for Transport and Tourism, Leo Varadkar  says he wants to simplify that system.

The Chairperson of Fine Gaels Border Forum, Donegal North-East Deputy, Joe McHugh, welcomed the annoucement......