Donegal mother’s son denied Irish passport

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Donegal mother’s son denied Irish passport Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Twitter A Donegal mother who has had a baby with her wife in the UK has been refused an Irish passport for her new-born son because of her gender.Spealing on the Nine Til Noon show, Kate Gallagher, 34 originally from Gaoth Dobhair outlined how she received a letter from the Irish Passport and Visa Office denying a passport for her son Griffin because she is technically not considered either his mother or father.This is despite Kate’s own fertilised egg being implanted in her wife’s womb as part of IVF.Kate has been highlighting the issue on today’s Nine til Noon show:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/kategallghdfdfer1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img By News Highland – November 7, 2017 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Homepage BannerNews Google+ Previous articleHave your say on “County Donegal Book of Honour, The Great War 1914-1918”Next articleSemi Final lines up confirmed for U21 Championships News Highland last_img read more

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