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# citizens - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Have your say: a chance for the public to tell policymakers where we go from here

Live discussions on Science Week platform will hear what Irish citizens think the ‘new normal’ should look like.

# citizens - Monday 9 December, 2019

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today

Such ceremonies were put on hold after a High Court ruling in July.

# citizens - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.

# citizens - Saturday 29 April, 2017

The Late Late Show met some of Ireland's newest citizens Céad Míle Fáilte This post contains videos

The Late Late Show met some of Ireland's newest citizens

“It was the proudest day of my life. Honestly.”

# citizens - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

10% increase in Irish passports issued this year - but Brexit's not to blame

That’s according to Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# citizens - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Sham marriage dispute: 'My partner's parents had their flights booked, but now our wedding can't happen'

A staff dispute means an Irish citizen marrying a non-EU citizen cannot have their marriage processed.

# citizens - Friday 21 November, 2014

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

# citizens - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The42 Pellegrini: Liverpool defeat changes nothing for City Citizens

Pellegrini: Liverpool defeat changes nothing for City

Man City aim to get back to winning ways as they take on Sunderland tonight.

# citizens - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The42 Controversial, offside goal has Man City in the driving seat against Southampton Citizens

Controversial, offside goal has Man City in the driving seat against Southampton

City lead the Saints 3-1 at the break.

# citizens - Friday 3 January, 2014

Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express

A total of 631,186 passports were issued in 2013 – and 5 per cent more people used Passport Express.

# citizens - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers

Plus: How much money has the HSE spent so far this year?

# citizens - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Lockout protest: Mini-march, TD jostled and pepper spray Lockout 2013 This post contains images

Lockout protest: Mini-march, TD jostled and pepper spray

Although the turnout was lower than expected at today’s Dáil Lockout protest, there were a few tense stand-offs.

# citizens - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Higgins: It is important that austerity does not erode the rights of citizens

Speaking at a reception for the new European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, he said the connection between economy, society and government is profoundly important.

# citizens - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

140 former asylum seekers became Irish citizens today

Speaking at a ceremony in Dublin, Minister Alan Shatter welcomed 1,000 new citizens “from states whose names commence with almost every letter of the alphabet”.

# citizens - Sunday 4 August, 2013

This is what YOU would do to improve Ireland

Disused railways into cycle paths; flat fares; community schemes; co-op gardens on Nama lands – some of your spiffing suggestions on turning the current state of the nation on its head.

# citizens - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Column: Leinster House can seem impenetrable to the average citizen

There is a breakdown in communication between the citizen and their elected representatives when, ironically, our representatives are arguably more contactable now than they have ever been before, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# citizens - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Burton pledges to combat 'sham marriages'

The minister said her department is currently working on legislation to make marriages of convenience more difficult to contract.

# citizens - Thursday 4 July, 2013

PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony Oath This post contains images

PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony

Around 4,500 people received their certificate of naturalisation at the Convention Centre today.

# citizens - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.

# citizens - Thursday 6 June, 2013

President: Racism will rise if Europe does not focus on citizens

President Michael D Higgins criticised the EU for listening to the concerns of financial institutions over citizens.

# citizens - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The42 Dzeko volley hands Man City victory over the Baggies Citizens This post contains videos

Dzeko volley hands Man City victory over the Baggies

The Bosnian striker scored in the first half at the Etihad Stadium.

# citizens - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians

If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.

# citizens - Friday 22 February, 2013

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media

Transport and Communications joint committee has launched a public consultation process to explore the use – and abuse – of social media. (And you can participate through social media).

# citizens - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Here's how Britain is getting its citizens to 'behave' Nudge Theory This post contains a poll

Here's how Britain is getting its citizens to 'behave'

The Behavioural Insights Team – nicknamed the ‘Nudge Unit’ – is working behind the scenes to stop Britons smoking, get them to pay taxes and other behaviour modifications.

# citizens - Monday 14 January, 2013

Rape 'significant' weapon of war in Syria, says report

A new report called Syria: A Regional Crisis says that rape is a “significant and disturbing feature of the Syrian civil war”.

# citizens - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The42 Benitez blames tiredness, not tinkering, for Chelsea loss Pensioners

Benitez blames tiredness, not tinkering, for Chelsea loss

The Spaniard also revealed that the Demba Ba transfer has yet to be officially confirmed.

# citizens - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Political integration scheme connects migrants to Leinster House

How did four migrants get on during a pilot scheme working with TDs for six months? finds out.

# citizens - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

# citizens - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards

Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.

# citizens - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide Philippines This post contains images

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide

The country’s capital, Manila is ‘half submerged’ in water. Thousands of commuters were stranded overnight and homes have been evacuated.

# citizens - Monday 13 February, 2012

UN human rights chief urges international community to "act now" on Syria

High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, told the General Assembly that the Government of Syria has failed to protect its people.

# citizens - Sunday 1 January, 2012

North Korea’s New Year message: Defend Kim Jong Un unto death

North Korea gave its new year message today, telling citizens that it will be a year “when an era of prosperity is unfolding”. It told people to act as human shields, defending Kim Jong Un unto death.

# citizens - Friday 30 December, 2011

New clashes take place in Syria - 19 reported dead

The latest violence comes as the monitors continue to observe the country. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets today to call for the downfall of the regime.

# citizens - Monday 21 November, 2011

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

# citizens - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Occupy protesters allowed return to Zuccotti Park

The activists have received a court order allowing them to return to the park from which they were evicted in the early hours of this morning.

# citizens - Monday 19 September, 2011

Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help

Change is in our power – and a truly better Ireland will only come if we all get stuck in, writes Yvonne McKenna.

# citizens - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Huge rise in residency enquiries from migrant parents with Irish citizen children

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has released details of calls to its helpline for the first six months of the year.