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# parental rights

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Stateless children and parents who are legal 'strangers': the Irish families left in limbo
Column: 'We're worried our son will become an orphan due to our lack of rights'
Kelly & Gabriela Socol
Carlow mother of six released from Mountjoy after being jailed for not paying homeschooling fine