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This is a super #Thread on the state of citizens rights & the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland

The birthright provision, to be accepted as Irish or British or both has yet to be implemented by the UK Government

Creating two tiers of Irish citizens #WeAreIrishtoo
1/ I am an Irish national born in Northern Ireland, Irish by birth & Irish under the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement. I do not hold a British passport yet in 2016 I was told by the UK Home Office that I am automatically British by birth & I'd be unable to secure my husband’s status
2/ The dept suggested I renounce British citizenship in order to rely on my Irish citizenship, if I did so my husband would be able to remain in Northern Ireland as the spouse of an EU national. Under the #GFA we have the right to be accepted as Irish - not British, we appealed
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