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Irish air hostess Tori Towey’s travel ban to be lifted as Taoiseach confirms embassy will help

Irish air hostess Tori Towey’s travel ban to be lifted as Taoiseach confirms embassy will help

Taoiseach Simon Harris has announced that travel restrictions preventing Irish national Tori Towey from leaving Dubai have been removed.

The Irish Embassy in the UAE is ready to assist you in traveling to the airport for your return home as soon as possible.




Activists argue that Towey, a 28-year-old flight attendant, was wrongly charged under the Muslim nation’s strict laws despite being an alleged victim of assault in her own home.

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Human rights advocates say that after being hospitalized with severe bruises and other injuries, she tried to leave the Gulf country but was prevented from doing so.

In the Dail, Mr Harris said: “I have just been informed that the travel ban has been lifted. The Embassy will take Tori to the airport as soon as she is ready to go. The Embassy will of course continue to monitor the case, which is still active at this time,” the Irish Mirror reports.

Additionally, the Taoiseach confirmed he had spoken to Tori and her mother, Caroline.