Thursday 23 March 2017

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

Fionnan Sheahan

Fionnan Sheahan

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

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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