Irish News 480 people from 68 countries become Irish Citizens

Migration Facts Ireland

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480 PEOPLE HAVE officially become Irish citizens today at a ceremony in Dublin. Drawn from 68 countries around the world, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has welcomed them into “our national family.”

Joanna Dukkipati from India at a Citizenship Ceremony that was held in the National Concert Hall. Photo: Leah Farrell/

Note to editors
Top ten countries of origin for the Citizenship Ceremony in the National Concert Hall on Monday, September 10th are as follows:
Nationality Count
Poland 85
United Kingdom 47
Romania 41
India 35
Nigeria 20
Latvia 19
USA 17
Philippines 16
China (including Hong Kong) 15
Pakistan 13

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