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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Naturalisation

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# Naturalisation
Justice Minister aims to reduce waiting time for children born in Ireland to gain citizenship
Currently, children born in Ireland whose parents are not Irish citizens – and haven’t met residency requirements – must live here for at least five years before they can gain citizenship.
# Naturalisation
Albanian national is first to be convicted for false application for Irish citizenship
The man originally came to Ireland under the alias of a Kosovo national and sought asylum under a false name.
Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants'
To receive my citizenship a few days before the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment was a nice moment, writes Nicholas Ndlovu.
Number of people granted Irish citizenship in 2015 almost half that of 2012 peak
Only 13,500 naturalisation certificates were issued to non-Irish nationals in 2015.
# Naturalisation
Brazilian-born Diego Costa set to make Spain debut against Italy
The Atletico Madrid player has scored 27 times in all competitions this season.
# Oath
PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony
Around 4,500 people received their certificate of naturalisation at the Convention Centre today.
# Undocumented
Call for new scheme to legalise undocumented migrants in Ireland
4,000 people have signed a petition for the introduction of an Earned Regularisation Scheme, which would allow undocumented migrants a new way to legalise their immigration status.
# Race for the Áras
Dana threatens to quit campaign if questioned further about family
Dana Rosemary Scallon threatens to pull out of the presidential election if her family is “dragged across” the campaign.
# Race for the Áras
Dana 'received American citizenship in 1999'
The presidential candidate produced a document during a radio interview today that she says shows she received US naturalisation in 1999, not 1997 while she was running for election.
# citizenship
Citizen application process to be speeded up
Changes include a simplified application form which will be available online before the weekend and a formal ceremony for successful applicants.