My husband received his approval (Spouse of Irish national), we are over the moon. It has been a long road (we had immigration problems from early on in our relationship), but we will soon finally be free
8th June 2015: Applied
22nd June: Acknowledgement
4th August: Initial processing stage letter
17th August: Letter asking us to resubmit the Spouse declaration and his statutory declaration (don't know why, we sent it in the first place with no mistakes)
18th August: Declarations sent
NO SECOND STAGE LETTER RECEIVED
22nd October: Citizenship approval
4 and half months waiting, thought it was going to be MUCH longer, delighted.
Fee sent the following week, still no letter for ceremony.
beloved is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out - Pierre Berton