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#Birth Certificate

# birth-certificate - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'Lies, secrets and silences': Some people with illegally registered births will never know

Minister Zappone has appointed an independent reviewer to oversee an analysis of tens of thousands of records.

# birth-certificate - Saturday 3 February, 2018

'I dread registering my child because I can't put his other parent on the birth certificate'

It breaks my heart that a member of our little family is being left out of the first document our son has to declare his status as an Irish citizen, writes Sarah Stone McDevitt.

# birth-certificate - Sunday 21 January, 2018

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status PSC

"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status

“I just burst out crying,” the 50-year-old woman says. “I really think this is the highest form of discrimination.”

# birth-certificate - Monday 6 November, 2017

'I've had to tell more people in the last few months than in my entire life' - Man denied Public Services Card because he's adopted

“This shambolic process is now making me feel like a second class citizen – I’m being treated unequally because I’m adopted.”

# birth-certificate - Monday 5 December, 2016

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth

The new system is the first national electronic patient chart for maternity anywhere in the world.

# birth-certificate - Friday 1 July, 2016

80% rise in applications for Irish birth certificates from UK since Brexit vote

The Passport Service has also reported an increase in queries about entitlements to Irish passports.

# birth-certificate - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Column: The day I had to prove I was Irish – and failed

Both my parents are Irish, I live in Ireland and I hold an Irish passport. But that wasn’t enough when I was called interview for America’s coveted ‘greencard lottery’, writes Stephen Collins.

# birth-certificate - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

While Ireland will recogise amended birth certificates from other countries, “gender reassignment is not yet recognised” in the country.

# birth-certificate - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

One-parent group criticises proposed law to name fathers on birth certs

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton is proposing legislation to force the naming of dads on birth certificates.

# birth-certificate - Monday 16 January, 2012

New law may make it compulsory to include father’s name on birth cert

New law may make it compulsory to include father’s name on birth cert

A review of Ireland’s civil registration acts may make it compulsory for both parents’ details to be included on birth certs.