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PICS: 4,500 become Irish citizens in giant ceremony

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

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE became Irish citizens during a ceremony in Dublin today.

The citizenship ceremonies were held at the Convention Centre in the capital, with more than 4,500 people attending.

There, they took an oath of fidelity to the nation, and received their certificate of naturalisation.

The certificate marks their new status as Irish citizens.

In May, 2,080 people became new Irish citizens, while 3,000 were made citizens in March.

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