Marriage has many far-reaching legal consequences. There are various areas of your life 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 how being married or in a civil partnership affects your inheritance rights.
In certain situations, married couples in Ireland may be entitled to certain social welfare benefits not available to unmarried people. Find out more information and where to apply.
What are the rights, entitlements and obligations of same-sex couples.
There are three ways in which you can be taxed as a married person. Find out about the different options.
People who live in Ireland can apply to have for their family to live with them.
Information about which emloyment permit holders are allowed to bring their family to Ireland, and how those family members can apply to live and work.