Statement from Minister Flanagan on High Court Citizenship judgment


18 July 2019


Speaking from Helsinki, where he is attending a meeting of EU Home Affairs Ministers, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has addressed the recent High Court judgment on citizenship, saying:


“I know that the ruling from the High Court has caused concern and may have been unsettling for people in the Citizenship process.


I want to reassure people that my officials are carefully studying the ruling in consultation with the Attorney General’s Office. This issue is being dealt with as an urgent priority and I will take any necessary action to resolve it.”