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Can I obtain Irish citizenship?

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    I am a British (Manx) citizen living in the crown dependency of the Isle of Man. I was wondering whether or not my family status qualifies me for Irish citizenship (via the foreign births register)

    My Grandfather on my Mother’s side was born in Liverpool, but his mother (birthplace unknown) had two Irish parents. His father was also Irish with two Irish parents. Although he himself was not born in Ireland – this meant that he qualified for Irish citizenship. I was wondering whether or not this citizenship right passes onto me? (Neither my mother nor my father was born in Ireland)

    I'm afraid not. In order to qualify at least one grandparent has to hold Irish citizenship.

    Hello, unfortunately you won't be able to get Irish citizenship.
    I am a citizen of New Zealand - but only because my grandma was born there,
    Unfortunately, I think you can only get citizenship of a certain country if your grandparents or parents were born there. Not if your great grandparents were born there - as that is too complicated.
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