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Sacraments: Weddings - Getting Married Abroad

More and more couples are choosing to be married abroad.  If you are choosing a Church ceremony abroad, you follow the same procedure as getting married in Ireland.

For the civil requirements the couple should make contact with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the particular country to ascertain the proper procedures. This should be done in good time.


Department of Foreign Affairs
Consular Section
80 St. Stephen's Green
Dublin 2
Tel. +353 (01) 4082568 (Civil Letter of Freedom for marriage abroad)

Check out the Department's website here

The Embassy of Italy
63 Northumberland Road
Dublin 4
Tel: +353 (01) 6601744

The Embassy of the United Kingdom
31 Merrion Rd
Dublin 4
Tel. +353 (01) 2053700 — Irish College Rome for Roman marriages.

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