Tuesday 6 December 2016

Fionnan Sheahan: If you're Irish, we'll give you the certificate to prove it

Published 27/12/2010 | 05:00

FOR generations of Irish ex-pats, the song 'If You're Irish, Come Into The Parlour' promised a hearty "welcome on the mat".

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Soon the diaspora will be able to apply for an official certificate to drop onto their doormat as well, recognising their Irishness.

The Government will launch a plan early next year to provide a 'Certificate of Irish Heritage' to the Irish across the world.

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