Group of immigrants found on ship in Waterford

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Group of immigrants found in ship in Waterford

Eight migrants have been discovered on a ship in Waterford.

Gardaí in Waterford were alerted to an incident today, Wednesday, December 4, in Bellview, Co. Waterford.

Eight males were discovered by the crew in hiding on a bulk cargo ship travelling from France to Ireland.

All eight are believed to be adult males from Eastern Europe.

All are in good medical condition.

Garda Immigration Officers attached to Waterford Garda Station are currently dealing with the men and they will be processed under the immigration law.

An Garda Síochána continue to investigate all the circumstances of this incident.