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Presentation to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence


  On Tuesday 26th April we had the opportunity to present to members of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence on issues affecting returning Irish emigrants, including: Access to social welfare assistance and the Habitual Residence Condition, Emergency accommodation for people returning into homelessness, and Immigration requirements for non-Irish family members. We were… Read more »


Statement on Ukraine


  It is with great sadness and deep concern that we watch the unfolding of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.  We express solidarity with the people of Ukraine and with the Ukrainian community in Ireland. We welcome the news that visa requirements for all Ukrainian citizens entering Ireland will be waived, and note the advice… Read more »


NEW Online Resource for Returning Irish


  Did you know that citizensinformation.ie now features information on returning to Ireland? Created by the Citizens Information Board with support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this new resource contains information on the practicalities involved in returning to Ireland – from planning your journey home alone or with children, to finding somewhere… Read more »

Citizens Information Returning to Ireland section


High court ruling on Irish citizenship


A recent High Court ruling could have a massive impact on anyone who has applied or intends to apply for Irish Citizenship by naturalisation. The Immigrant Council of Ireland have this useful overview of the ruling we would recommend reading. Requiring an applicant to have been physically present in Ireland for a full year before… Read more »

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