Irish Water Charges

As of today, 1st October 2014, the Irish people will be liable for domestic water charges. For the first 9 months, households will be liable for an ‘assessed’ charge that is based upon the number of adults in the property. The first adult is charged €176 a year, and each additional adult is charged an […]

Marriage Licence

We got back from our honeymoon the other day to find our Marriage Licence waiting for us.   My new mother-in-law had kindly delivered our Marriage Registration Form (MRF) to the registrar while we were away, and was able to get two copies of our licence printed on the spot.  The only thing I didn’t […]

Marriage Registered

In Ireland it’s a legal requirement that you need to register your intent to marry with a registrar at least 3 months prior to your religious or civil ceremony. The process involves: Both the bride and groom attending the registrar’s office with a selection of paperwork (passports and birth certificates as a minimum). The registrar […]