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#Civil Registration Service

# civil-registration-service - This year 2022

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one
# Death Certificates
# Death Certificates

Length of time to register a death may be cut from three months to less than one

May 23rd 2022, 12:05 AM 17,590 Views 11 Comments
  • A proposal would give the deceased’s family five days to visit a registration office after receiving the cause of death cert.
  • The new system would quicken up a process that is handled much slower in Ireland than in other countries and reduce lags in important data.
  • However, current wait times for an appointment at some civil registration offices can take up to several weeks, Lauren Boland reports.

# civil-registration-service - Last year 2021

'It's a nightmare': Parents still experiencing delays of up to eight weeks for birth registrations
# Civil Registration Service
# Civil Registration Service

'It's a nightmare': Parents still experiencing delays of up to eight weeks for birth registrations

Nov 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,539 Views 18 Comments
  • The delays are causing particular stress for financially vulnerable families who now cannot access State supports, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • In response to criticisms, the government had said walk-in services were available but The Journal has confirmed they are not available in every county.

# civil-registration-service - All time

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly
# 2019 Report
# 2019 Report

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

Oct 27th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,386 Views 19 Comments

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online
# Family History
# Family History

New birth, marriage and death records made available for public to access online

Jan 8th 2020, 11:29 AM 84,932 Views 30 Comments

The records cover civil marriages from 1845, births for 1919 and deaths for 1969.