Marriage gives rise to many far-reaching legal consequences and there are various areas in which being married will affect your entitlements and obligations.
A father who is married to the mother of his child, has automatic guardianship rights of his child. Unmarried fathers do not have automatic rights.
Describes the issues relating to inheritance in marriage.
In certain situations, married couples in Ireland may be entitled to certain social welfare benefits or allowances not available to unmarried people. Find out more information and where to apply.
There are three ways in which you can be taxed as a married person. Explore the options and find out how to apply.
If you are a non-Irish national who is married to or in a civil partnership with an Irish citizen, you may be able to become an Irish citizen if you fulfil certain conditions.
Foreign nationals who move to Ireland may be entitled to bring their family to live with them.
Details of the arrangements to give access to employment for spouses, partners and dependants of non-EEA nationals who are holders of Critical Skills Employment Permits and researchers.