Cabinet may also approve review of FOI Act.
Plans to grant temporary residency rights to up to 500 Afghans will go before Cabinet later.
It's part of a special admissions programme for the family members of Afghans living in Ireland.
Cabinet will also be asked to approve a plan to begin a review of the country's Freedom of Information Act.
Our political correspondent, Sean Defoe, outlines the temporary residency plan
Cabinet also to consider changes to legislation on freedom of information https://t.co/wX1XkIS2fy— The Irish Times (@IrishTimes) September 28, 2021