The law on Irish Citizenship refusals for reasons of Character, National Security, Continuous Residency and Revocation of Irish Citizenship

Irish Citizenship generally Irish Citizenship can be acquired in a number of ways under the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts 1956 to 2004 as amended including through Naturalisation which is the process by which the State may confer Irish Citizenship upon a person as a privilege, not a right. Immigration to Ireland has led to [...]

2021-01-05T10:09:06+00:00January 5th, 2021|Latest News|

Merry Christmas from all of us at Sinnott Solicitors!

Merry Christmas from all of us at Sinnott Solicitors! We are delighted to have had a successful year reuniting families from across the world in Ireland. This video highlights only a few of those stories but we look forward to continuing our hard work and success in 2021. We hope you enjoy. Merry Christmas and [...]

2020-12-22T15:42:36+00:00December 17th, 2020|Latest News|

The Rocky Road To Irish Citizenship – Law Society Gazette

'If you’re Irish, come into the parlour, there’s a welcome there for you.’ The road to Irish citizenship, however, might not carry the same ‘welcome on the mat’ for many foreign citizens. Carol Sinnott finds out whether this is the place for you' CAROL SINNOTT IS AN IMMIGRATION LAW SOLICITOR AND THE PRINCIPAL OF SINNOTT [...]

2020-12-15T12:02:10+00:00December 15th, 2020|Latest News|

EU Treaty Rights Update For UK Citizens

Immigration status of family members of UK citizens exercising EU Treaty Rights in Ireland after the 31st of December 2020 and their family members After the 31st December 2020, the UK will fully leave the European Union when the Brexit transition period formally comes to an end. There will be no change to the status [...]

2020-12-03T09:39:38+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Latest News|

Common Mistakes made in Irish Visa & Immigration Applications

When seeking immigration advice in Ireland, Sinnott immigration Solicitors and consultants have noticed many common mistakes that applicants make in submitting their Irish visa and immigration applications to the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration delivery service. Whether you wish to make an application for a Visa to join a spouse, partner or family member in Ireland, [...]

2020-12-08T12:22:37+00:00December 1st, 2020|Latest News|

Tax Clearance for Irish Citizenship Applications

The Department of Justice have confirmed that from the 23rd November 2020, persons who are applying for a Certificate of Irish Naturalisation must submit an up to date Tax Clearance Certificate as part of the supporting documentation. A Tax Clearance Certificate is a document which is issued by the Irish Revenue Commissionaires confirming that a [...]

2020-11-25T12:37:01+00:00November 4th, 2020|Latest News|

Irish Citizenship Ceremonies Update

The Minister for Justice and Equality Ms Helen McEntee has announced that Citizenship ceremonies will be temporarily replaced during  the COVID-19 Pandemic with a requirement for citizenship applicants to sign an affidavit declaring loyalty to the State. Usually when a person is notified by the Minister for Justice and Equality that they have been deemed [...]

2020-10-23T11:20:27+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Latest News|

Garda National Immigration Bureau Update

As a result of Ireland entering Level 5 of the National Framework for Living with Covid-19 plan, the Garda National Immigration Bureau in Dublin has again temporarily closed to the public as at 7pm on the 21st of October. This means that any first registration appointments scheduled between the 22nd of October to the 3rd [...]

2020-11-25T12:37:23+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

Immigration Update 21st October 2020

Updates from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Protection Appeals Tribunal in light of Ireland Level 5 Covid-19 Restrictions Foreign Birth Registrations The Department of Foreign Affairs have announced that the processing of applications for entry on the Foreign Birth Register in order for a person to become an Irish citizen, has been suspended [...]

2020-12-08T12:23:42+00:00October 21st, 2020|Latest News|

Irish Citizenship Update

Minister for Justice and Equality announces the establishment of a Single Person Committee of Inquiry to review Irish Citizenship application refusals The Minister for Justice and Equality Miss Helen McEntee announced on the 30th September 2020 that a new Single Person Committee of Inquiry has been established to review Irish citizenship application refusals where a [...]

2020-11-25T12:37:44+00:00October 7th, 2020|Latest News|
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