Calls for passport office in Tubbercurry

There are calls for Tubbercurry to be established as a location for a passport office.

It’s believed there are plans to create either a second passport processing facility in Cork or a third in Dublin.

It’ being proposed that the Sligo office could process the Connaught/Ulster applications and also deal with Northern Ireland Passport Express.

Sligo Leitrim Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry says the accommodation and talent pool of staff are all available in the south Sligo town.