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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Sham marriage

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Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage
The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.
LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships
When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.
A Pakistani man who claimed 'true love' as a defence has been jailed for his 'sham marriage'
Muhammad Raza was married and had three children in Pakistan.
Sham marriage dispute: 'My partner's parents had their flights booked, but now our wedding can't happen'
A staff dispute means an Irish citizen marrying a non-EU citizen cannot have their marriage processed.
'Rebel bishop' Pat Buckley rejects call to ban him from performing marriages
The independent bishop was given a suspended sentence in Belfast last month for his part in a sham marriage scam.
Burton pledges to combat 'sham marriages'
The minister said her department is currently working on legislation to make marriages of convenience more difficult to contract.
The Daily Fix: Friday
It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.