EIGHT migrants have been found on a cargo ship in Waterford this evening.
The men, believed to be from Eastern Europe, had been discovered hiding on the ship from France to Ireland.
A spokesman said: “Gardai in Waterford were alerted to an incident today in Belview, Co. Waterford where 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 males are in good medical condition.
“Garda Immigration Officers attached to Waterford Garda Station are currently dealing with the males and they will be processed under the immigration law.
“An Garda Siochana continue to investigate all the circumstances of this incident.
“No further comment at this time. No spokesperson available at this time.”
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