A non-EEA national who is marrying an Irish national does not have to be resident in Ireland in order for it to take place in Ireland. However, there are certain procedures that must be followed if you are living outside Ireland. It is very important to comply with the rules regarding residence for non-EEA nationals in Ireland and the legal requirements for getting married in Ireland.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.