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#Birth Certificate

# birth-certificate - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Adopted people will not get automatic access to birth records over parent's right to privacy
# No Consensus
# No Consensus

Adopted people will not get automatic access to birth records over parent's right to privacy

Dec 11th 2019, 10:25 PM 15,493 Views 54 Comments

Minister Zappone said she was “personally deeply disappointed” that a consensus could not be reached on the issue.

# birth-certificate - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay
# Birth Cert
# Birth Cert

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay

Jan 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 26,003 Views 37 Comments

Under the current system labels of ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ exist on birth certificates.

# birth-certificate - Thursday 14 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 14th 2018, 5:08 PM 10,362 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Birth Certificate
# Birth Certificate

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

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 77,933 Views 81 Comments

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
# PSC

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

Jan 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 60,848 Views 108 Comments

“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
# Singled Out
# Singled Out

'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

Nov 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 88,979 Views 106 Comments

“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
# Let's Get Digital
# Let's Get Digital

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

Dec 5th 2016, 12:15 PM 15,691 Views 33 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Jul 1st 2016, 4:45 PM 16,333 Views 44 Comments

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
# Policing Irishness
# Policing Irishness

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 12:00 PM 5,107 Views 90 Comments

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
# Transgender
# Transgender

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

Mar 27th 2013, 8:25 AM 6,203 Views 67 Comments

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
# Children
# Children

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

May 16th 2012, 12:57 PM 6,924 Views 61 Comments

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

Jan 16th 2012, 5:05 PM 14,508 Views 94 Comments

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