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Have any US citizens ever received refuge or political asylum in the Republic of Ireland?

According to published statistics, there were no refugee applications from US citizens in Ireland last year. Of note is that there were 70 rejected applications from South Africa, with none approved. ...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

Summary Currently there are no real negatives to gaining Irish Citizenship, other than: The cost and hassle of registration on the foreign births register. The Cost of your first passport. Renewal ...
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How to get citizenship for Ireland through "Critical Skills Employment Permit"?

The Critical Skills Employment Permit is for skilled professionals in shortage areas where you have a job offer for at least two years. Requirements for connections to your home country and similar ...
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Some experience or advice for moving from Colombia to Ireland

Your steps are correct, but be aware that moving to Ireland as a non EEA person can be difficult. Moving for work purposes would probably be the easiest pathway for you and your wife to move to ...
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Do I have to take my children to Ireland in order to apply for their first Irish passport?

Thankfully, it appears you don't have to drag them to Ireland to apply ;) From the Embassy of Ireland's page on Children's passports: The Embassy of Ireland Passport Office London, is located at: ...
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Working remotely for an offshore company while on a working holiday visa

The only information I found from any source including DFA is: Applicants must have sufficient funds to support themselves for at least the initial part of the holiday or in the event of failing to ...
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How exactly can a British citizen exercise EU Treaty Rights. Any particular steps?

You are asking about EU freedom of movement, controlled by directive 2004/38/EC. This directive defines several rights in connection with freedom of movement. These rights extend to citizens of EU ...
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Can I bring my mother to Republic of Ireland?

Because you are a British citizen, and because your mother is dependent on you, and because Ireland and the UK are both (still) in the EU, your mother can accompany you in Ireland under the European ...
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Irish citizenship revoked if I live abroad after naturalization?

No one can give you 100% sure answer. Revokation of Irish citizenship is an extremely rare proceduce. It was done five times to this date. All cases were based on Section 19 (1)(a) "certificate ...
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Am I an Irish citizen / eligible for Irish citizenship?

You are entitled to citizenship through descent, according to Citizens Information, which provides comprehensive information on public services and entitlements in Ireland. Citizenship through ...
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Moving to Republic of Ireland with a UK re-entry ban

Using the freedom of movement act, will we be able to work in EU countries? Using freedom of movement, you and your wife can live and work in any EU nation other than your own. If you become an Irish ...
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South African moving to Ireland, practicing EU treaty rights

Your plan appears to be ill conceived. The first problem is that you cannot benefit from EU freedom of movement in Ireland unless your EU-citizen husband is in Ireland. You can enter as a visitor ...
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How do I bring my car from the UK when moving to Ireland?

I only had registered ownership transferred back to myself this month That's unfortunate. According to the Irish Revenue Commissioners you need to have owned the car for six months before moving to ...
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UK Visa Process

I assume with had you mean you have a valid residence permit for the Republic of Ireland (ROI). It is a mistaken notion that the Common Travel Area is similar in nature to the Schengen Area where 3rd ...
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Indian father, Bangladeshi mother, baby to be born in Ireland

We need to consider each citizenship separately. Whether the child has Irish citizenship: No. For a child born on the island of Ireland after 2005 to have Irish citizenship at birth (assuming that ...
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How to get citizenship for Ireland through "Critical Skills Employment Permit"?

CSEP isn't a visa. It doesn't give you ability to enter or register or live in Ireland. You even cannot get it by self. You need a sponsor that gives you permanent and highly payed contract. Sponsor ...
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Can I bring my family if I get a working visa to Ireland?

As provided by the Citizens Information Board, which gives information on public services and entitlements in Ireland. Residence rights of family members Non-EEA citizens If you are from outside the ...
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Ireland Tax : Indian Passport holder

You can figure it out easily here: http://www.pwc.ie/campaigns/budget/irish-budget-2015-2016/2016-calculator.html
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Confusion regarding visa type of Ireland

I contacted the Embassy and they too instructed me to fill "Other" as the reason of travel and submit all the relevant documents. Although they did not give me the exact reason why, after consulting ...
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EU citizen for less than 5 years can't exercise free movement rights to Ireland

No, this is not true. See the information from the Citizens' Information Board. You may have been confused by the five-year residence period that leads to the right of permanent residence, or perhaps ...
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Different rules/procedure for new EU citizens (for less than 5 years)

The sentence doesn't suggest that different rules apply. To naturalize as an Irish citizen, you need to have resided in the country legally for five years. That's the requirement. Due to the EU ...
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Irish Citizenship: Residency Requirements

But then the final part: is this now counting years or days? Days, since the calculator returns the amount of days, the printout of which you must submit togeather with your application. ...
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Does a parent's birth have to be registered to acquire dual citizenship in Ireland?

The question asks which category your parent belongs to, not which category you belong to. If you have a grandparent born in Ireland, that means you have a parent who was "Born abroad to a parent ...
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UK MoT, tax and insurance in Ireland

If you have an address in Uk and still are a UK resident, possibly here on temp work\contract, then the Customs will let you get away with it. If stopped, they will look up your tax records and see if ...
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Port Removal from Ireland and ILR Application in the UK

Any kind of removal is not viewed favorably. That is the bottom line. In her case although this might seem trivial to you, an immigration officer might view it as someone who doesn't care for ...
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Ireland student visa after UK tier 4 refused

It could be held against you. Most countries of the world ask for details on previous refusals of visas or entry. Although they normally can't find out the specific details unless you sign a release, ...
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I am a British citizen and I want to move to Ireland with my Thai wife

You don't need a visa; your wife does. The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service has quite a good website. The visa she is looking for is a short-stay 90 day C-visa. See this page. That ...
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Irish Visa missing Document

If you wish to get the physical piece of paper to the embassy in Alex, you can either mail it, courier it, or try to hand-deliver it. No method will guarantee that your information will be received ...
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EEA Family permit online application

The normal case for a parent joining a child is that the parent must be the child's dependant. That is the explicit provision of the directive (2004/38/EC, article 2(2)(d)). Since your son is 16, ...
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Job offer without visa sponsorship from employer for Ireland

To get a General Employment permit you need: a job offer from a bona fide employer registered with the Revenue Commissioners and, if applicable, with the Companies Registration Office/Registry of ...
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