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Passports, Citizenship, and the 'Granny Rule'

Much has been made over the last three years since June 2016 and the Brexit referendum, to th...

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10.25 21 Mar 2019


Passports, Citizenship, and the 'Granny Rule'


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10.25 21 Mar 2019


Much has been made over the last three years since June 2016 and the Brexit referendum, to the increase in applications for Irish passports. We speak to Lorraine Courtney, columnist for the Irish Independent who is circumspect over whether that is a good or a bad thing.

We're joined as well by David Kenny, an assistant professor of constitutional law at Trinity College in Dublin to talk us through the Granny rule and its importance.


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Brexit Citizenship Diaspora Granny Rule Kieran Cuddihy Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Passports Shane Coleman

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