There's an answer at Irish Citizens Information, complete with a chart.
First, it doesn't matter if the Irish ancestor was living in the Republic or in Northern Ireland.
However, the ancestral right only extends to grandchildren unless you were born after 2015. Otherwise, your parent must have claimed Irish citizenship before you were born.
What should and shouldn't happen isn't going to do a damn thing about your passport situation. Your passport isn't being 'held', it's in processing at a place that is currently not operational due to an unprecedented virus outbreak. No one is acting like a criminal or treating you like one, you are just unlucky. If your situation is that dire, you have no ...
There is no limitation on the number of names you can have so long as it is at least 1. You cannot have a prohibited name (NSW Births Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1995, other states are similar):
"prohibited name" means a name that--
(a) is obscene or offensive, or
(b) could not practicably be established by repute or usage--
Is something considered stolen if it possibly could have been lost?
Something is considered stolen if it was stolen.
You don't have your passport + Someone entered the room where it was ≠ They stole it
Can this be brought to small claims court?
What damage did you suffer that could be remedied by a monetary settlement? Sure, the landlord entering ...
To the extent that the airline is enforcing immigrations laws, it is likely doing so at the direction of a government official or government regulations, or sometimes as an actual agent of the government.
Essentially, in the first instance, the airline would have an illegality defense to a claim for breach of contract. An airline can't be ...
The question is not if the airline is wrong, the question is if they are negligent
If the airline has a reasonable belief that the trip is unlawful then they are within their legal obligations to stop Bob boarding.
In arriving at their belief, providing they acted within the law and their own policies and made reasonable enquires within the time constraints, ...
The constitution of India doesn't explicitly talk about the freedom to enter India, it does however grant freedom of movement inside India with some reasonable restrictions (it is ironically not clearly defined as to what may be reasonable). Now it may be argued that for someone to be able to exercise their rights to this freedom, they must be allowed to ...
Your best route will probably be using your BN(O) status as the UK has opened up a pathway to citizenship for Hong Kongers holding a BN(O) passport. You will be entitled to come to the UK for five years and then apply for citizenship after your sixth year of being here.
I don't see any other entitlements for citizenship or ILR at the moment based on the ...
Some jurisdictions do that. Others don't (see, for example, the Dutch national identity card).
My New York driver's license is in all caps, and I rather suspect that it's a holdover from the days in which licenses were processed using a computer system that had only upper-case characters.
But that's just a guess. The real answer is that the premise of ...
Your wife wants Swedish citizenship with female gender. Having "female gender" will be much much more important than having the same gender in two passports.
Most countries want to see one passport. They will check one passport, and only one passport, and check if there is anything suspicious or unusual about the passport. There's nothing unusual about ...
I don't like the family name appearing in my passport and will likely
change it in a bureaucratic procedure in an interior ministry
affiliated consulate (outside the borders of the state of which I hold
citizenship) or in a population bureau branch (inside the borders of
the state of which I hold citizenship) sometime in the future.
Almost all ...
Yes. See the State Department's page on passports for children under 16. If both parents are unable to appear
A third party may apply for the child's passport with a notarized statement from both parents/guardians giving that third party permission to apply for the child.
The statement must include a photocopy of the parents/guardians' identification.