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Hundreds of marriages may be invalid due to faulty credentials of "solemnisers" and Leaving Cert student answers question about himself

16th June, 2016
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CLICK TO ENLARGE: The Financial Times

- The validity of hundreds of marriages could be in doubt amid concerns about the "training and validation" of hundreds of marriage solemnisers.

- The Department of Social Protection, which keeps the register of solemnisers, is so concerned that it may insist all marriages be solemnised by a civil registrar.

- The Minister for Education said that universities could be asked to compete against each other for funds to provide courses to meet skills shortages, in a...

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