Dublin Airport is being asked to consider building extensions to its Passport Control section by the Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Yesterday hundreds of passengers were stuck in long queues for several hours as they tried to get through the passport area.
This is the queue for passport control at Dublin Airport. It's literally backed up all the way up the escalators and down an entire corridor. A mortifying shambles. pic.twitter.com/uc4gYMK6ZM
— 📻 Ed Smith 📻 (@EdTodayFM) June 3, 2019
Dublin Airport Authority has apologised for the delays.
However it's said the section is operated by the immigration service at the Department of Justice.
New passport e-gates, designed to speed up the process were launched on Saturday, but they aren't currently in operation in Terminal 2.
Minister Charlie Flanagan says if Dublin Airport extends the Passport section, he'll bring in more staff