The Government has ordered a major review into the procedures for granting Irish citizenships to foreigners, following the discovery of a 30-month backlog in dealing with each application.
Figures obtained by The Sunday Business Post show there are 15,000 people on the waiting list for naturalisation, a process whereby foreigners living in Ireland can obtain Irish citizenship.
The main reason for the delay is the significant increase in the number of people applying for naturalisation in...
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