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a court recommends deportation in sentencing, orthe Secretary of State concludes that due to the exceptional circumstances of the case it would be conducive to the public good.
The table below sets out the number of deportations of Irish nationals each year from 2006.
|Year||Number of Irish Nationals Deported from the UK|
The exceptional circumstances for which an Irish national may be deported include where a person has been convicted of a terrorism offence, murder or a serious sexual or violent offence and is serving a sentence of 10 years or more. A breakdown of the reasons for deportation is not provided in this response due to the small number of individuals involved and to ensure that we comply with data protection rules.