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# Birth Certificate

All time
Parents face child benefit lag due to long delays in birth registration
Adopted people will not get automatic access to birth records over parent's right to privacy
'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay
'Lies, secrets and silences': Some people with illegally registered births will never know
'I dread registering my child because I can't put his other parent on the birth certificate'
Sarah Stone McDevitt
"It is the worst form of humiliation" - Woman denied Public Services Card due to adopted status
'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
Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth
80% rise in applications for Irish birth certificates from UK since Brexit vote
Column: The day I had to prove I was Irish – and failed
Stephen Collins
Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish
One-parent group criticises proposed law to name fathers on birth certs
New law may make it compulsory to include father's name on birth cert