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# Céad Míle Fáilte
First in-person citizenship ceremonies in over two years take place in Kerry
950 people were conferred with Irish citizenship at two ceremonies at the Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney.
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5,000 people from 135 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens this week
People from the UK top the table of new Irish citizens with nearly 1,000 set to take part in ceremonies in Kerry.
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3,500 people from 120 countries became Irish citizens today
A 93-year-old man from the UK was among those who became an Irish citizen today.
# caught in the crossed wires
'Bureaucracy and ineptitude' leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation
Zoe Ware is an “exemplary student” at a Gaelscoil in Kerry, and a competitive sean nós singer. But that probably won’t save her…
'My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible'
My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).
Opinion: I might have been born in Lagos, but I was definitely made in Dublin
Maturing into the person I am today happened in Ireland, and, more specifically, in Dublin. If anyone asks where I’m from, the first thought that comes to mind is ‘Ireland’.