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Tuesday, 29th November 2022

Irish Born Chinese

New law to legalise embassy marriages in Ireland

Created Thursday, 11th March 2010, 10:33 by whykay
(NOTE: This is a migrated article from the old IBC blog)

At the moment, any couples who married at their country’s embassies in Ireland is not legal. It is only legal if an official registrar is present. The government may pass a new law to legalise these marriages.

It issued the guidance following concerns raised by foreign embassies that some of their citizens were having problems registering children as a married couple.

A good majority were Polish people getting married at their embassy and they found to be problematic registering their children as married couples. And according to the article, foreign embassies were not contacting the register’s office. Read more…

(Source: Irish Times)