Fatima Tulzahra from Pakistan talks to Joe Duffy about receiving Irish citizenship in a ceremony in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.
- Title New Citizens
- 1st Broadcast 03/02/2012
- ContributorJoe Duffy (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:07:50
- Material Type Audio
- Series title Liveline
- Clip title Joint Pakistani and Irish Citizenship
- Extended description
Fatima talks about the ceremony, what Irish citizenship means to her and the process of becoming an Irish citizen. At a cost of €950, it took Fatima four years of applications, red tape and waiting to become a citizen of Ireland.
Over two days of ceremonies, 2,000 immigrants were given naturalisation as Irish citizens. Minister Alan Shatter attended the ceremony, which was followed by a reception for the new citizens.
'Liveline' is a radio phone-in chat show broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 each weekday and presented by Joe Duffy.
- Local keywords Immigration, Fatima Tulzahra, Citizenship, Liveline, Joe Duffy
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre Factual
- Topic Society and Social Issues
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2012
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier RCD03.02.12
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