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My Great-Grandparents were Irish Born. Can I apply for Citizenship?

The simplest answer to this commonly asked question is No, not usually.  Unless previous Generations have had their Births included on the Register of Foreign Births, it is most unlikely that any application can be made for Citizenship retrospectively.  Citizenship is passed down from Irish Citizens to their children but must be claimed if Born […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018

Parent Born in Ireland? Documents required for Irish Citizenship

If your Parent was Born in Ireland or was born abroad but Registered on the Register of Foreign Births at the time of your Birth – yet you were born abroad … You can apply for Irish Citizenship!  You must, however, be recorded on the Register of Foreign Births yourself.  This is the essential first […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018

Irish Citizenship Through A Grandparent Born In Ireland?

If your Grandparent is/was an Irish Born Person, they were automatically a Citizen of Ireland and remained so, even after emigration.  Any Child of theirs is also an Irish Citizen.  The entitlement to claim Citizenship as a Grandchild of an Irish Born Person, is automatic, but the procedure is strict and the necessary documents must […]

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Posted in News on 14th August 2018

Ties to the Motherland – Ireland

It is said that ties of Heritage, Culture and Identity do not fade yet flourish in Foreign Lands when a person emigrates.  I have found this to be true.  We speak every day to clients across the World whose sense of their Irish Identity is fiercely strong, yet many have never stood on Irish soil.  […]

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Posted in News on 30th July 2018

Birth Certificates – Guidance Before Order

  Useful Information for those Ordering Long Form Birth Certificates Online: A common trend in orders, particularly for Historical Birth records is that we are not being supplied with the Full Birth Name of the Mother.  Let me explain what we mean by this – her Birth Name is HER name at the time of […]

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Posted in News on 26th July 2018

Irish Passport – The Little Book of Global Freedom

According to the Henley Passport Index, Ireland has the 5th most powerful Passport in the WORLD!  Each nation is rated on the freedom of movement that their Passport affords them… Believe it or not, our little island is right up there among the best for allowing freedom of travel throughout the World. Being an Irish Passport […]

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Posted in News on 24th July 2018