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Resources about the 27th Amendment


History
Irish Citizenship/ Referendum on the Twenty-Seventh Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2004 (Irish Citizenship)
- Election Literature and Posters for Citizenship Referendum  
- RTE archives: Children No Longer Have A Constitutional Right to Irish Citizenship 2004
Twenty-Seventh Amendment of the Constitution Act, 2004
- The Human Rights Commission issued today its observations on the proposed Referendum on Citizenship.
- The National Women’s Council of Ireland urges women to VOTE NO in the Citizenship Referendum

 

Claims about impacts on Health services and 'Citizenship Tourism'
- Ireland voted against "anchor babies" in 2004 with 79 percent for ban ("Anchor babies" is a derogatory term for those who receive citizenship of a country by being born there.) 
- Sway it with flowers . . . Bertie adds a sweet scent to the Yes campaign
- Citizenship Tourism 
- At Home He Feels Like A Tourist: Irish Print Media Coverage of the 2004 Citizenship Referendum
- Remember the Citizenship Referendum?

 

Previous Cases & Ongoing Cases
- SOS #SaveOurShepherd
- Eric Zhi Ying Mei Xue
- #SaveNonso
- #BringVahramHome
- Get Mark back to Ireland
 
#Repealthe27th and public opinion
- Damage of 2004 citizenship referendum to be marked by ‘soapbox’ at Dáil
The next referendum should be about the nationless born here
- Citizenship and Belonging in Ireland: #Repealthe27th ?
- More than 70% of people think being born in Ireland should mean an automatic right to citizenship
- 'We could see this happening': Why a 2004 referendum is linked to child deportations 
- Why it's time for a new approach to Irish citizenship rights

 

Attempts to Legislate
- Calls to make all people born here Irish citizens
- Reform of citizenship urged to remove many from legal uncertainty
- Flanagan rules out giving children born in Ireland to non-national parents automatic citizenship after three years

 

Academic Journals
- Ireland: Asylum Seekers and Refugees
- “Citizenship Matters”: Lessons from the Irish Citizenship Referendum
- The citizenship referendum: issues, observations and concerns
Critical geographies of citizenship and belonging in Ireland
- Pregnant with risk: biopolitics, neoliberalism and the 2004 Irish Citizenship Referendum
- The Irish citizenship referendum (2004) :Motherhood and belonging in Ireland

 

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