Why are Ireland's immigration controls are a total farce?

The gardaí do not know how often terrorist Rachid Redouane entered or left Ireland, how long he stayed or even when he actually lived here

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Elaine Byrne

11th June, 2017
Dublin airport passport control Pic: RollingNews.ie

Rachid Redouane, along with two other terrorists, ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge last weekend before stabbing revellers in pubs, killing eight people and injuring 48.

Yet Ireland still has this extraordinary fear of talking out loud about immigration. Our immigration controls are the laughing stock of Europe. Here are six reasons why.

1. The gardaí do not know how many times Redouane departed and entered the Irish jurisdiction. They know he lived here but have...

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