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by Static
Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: I am confused again...
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Stamp 1– Issued to non-EEA nationals in possession of a work permit and to persons granted permission to engage in business in the State. Static wrote: I got issued with a little card with a Stamp 1 on for a year. What is this???? Thank you microlab. :) So.. just a work permit is not good enough ...
by Static
Thu Aug 30, 2007 12:43 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: I am confused again...
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

I am confused again...

I was at the GNIB Burgh Quay this morning... I got told to pay €100 and smile for the camera. I got issued with a little card with a Stamp 1 on for a year. What is this???? The official said it's amazing that we were refused to start with. He suggested that we apply for EU1 again and 'see how it g...
by Static
Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Green Card arrived - What else needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1716

nonEUwife wrote:Congratulations!

Just out of curiosity, what is the difference between a green card and the EU1 Stamp?
EU1 is for people married to EU nationals. Green card is when both are non EU.

Congratulations Lemon! I don't think you need anything. Shout if you need any help or info. :)
by Static
Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Rejected work permit!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Rejected work permit!!!!!!!

i recieved a letter from the DETE rejecting my application for work on basis of spouse\ dependent permit. they said the Employment Permits Section are not accepting applications pending the outcome of the EU1 review, which meand anything they had on the web was all bullshit! the only hope i did hav...
by Static
Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Excellent news for us
Replies: 12
Views: 4517

Thanks guys and dankie ook ;)

I won't give up the fight..the work permit is only for 2 years and I dont' plan on leaving so... still geared to sue them if anyone's interested??? With our dinky income I can actually afford to pay some now too! :D
by Static
Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Do you think the decision for EU-1 will be in our favour ?
Replies: 60
Views: 19165

why argue? it's just silly. we are all in bad enough positions... if you fight, fight for your cause not over silly things.
by Static
Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:40 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Excellent news for us
Replies: 12
Views: 4517

Excellent news for us

Well.. I am better healthwise AND... got my work permit in the post yesterday!!!!!!! took exactly 14 days from posting it so really quick :):):):):):) We are also moving at the end of the month so we'll be having a big party and you're all invited along with a bunch of our friends that are all reall...
by Static
Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

bump.. important notice
by Static
Sat Jun 30, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Hi guys. I am so SO sorry to do this but my husband and I are both flat with the flu. :( We cannot possibly do tomorrrow. We thought that if at least one of us is ok that we could go ahead but it wont' be possible.. So sorry..........
by Static
Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Work permit - EU1
Replies: 54
Views: 18823

I have heard from the employers that Spousal Work Permit is actually taking up to 2 months to be processed is that true? I mean the girl in DETE told me mine would be fast tracked and will take 2 weeks. Is there any diference between the spousal work permit and that we are asking for? or is it the ...
by Static
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Regardless of whether you want to sue or not.. we are at least getting together with other people in the same boat. (and we get to rant all we like!)
by Static
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

yes definately on :) definately for sure and certain :D I'm not going to post my address on here so.......... if you could pm me if I miss anybody.. I'll send it out to all of you through e-mail if that's ok??
by Static
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Is Ireland Such a Great Place (RANT)
Replies: 106
Views: 34164

Well thats it Guys I met with some friends last night and i officially lost it a relatively innocent comment and i went on a full scale red face RANT and ended up apologising to about fifteen people. Dropped my wife off at the Airport his morning :( :( you're not alone with this misery :( shout if ...
by Static
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Work permit - EU1
Replies: 54
Views: 18823

Still, I haven't seen anything in writing. Although I like dealing with the Dept of Enterprise much better than the DoJ, the following website about workpermits doesn't state a-ny-thing about spouse of EU-nationals working in Ireland. http://www.entemp.ie/labour/workpermits/ What am I missing here,...
by Static
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: What do after refusal
Replies: 14
Views: 5245

Have any of you met your local TD's after the election...what was their response like? Im trying to get an appointment to meet the TD for our area. I spoke to a guy here today. As before.. all they are interested in is you contacting the papers and mentioning their names so the papers might ring th...
by Static
Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Yay! more people and the 30th it is then :) In Lucan. I would imagine just after lunch?
by Static
Wed Jun 20, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Glad to hear you'll come archigabe :) Anybody else ???
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EU1 residence Not granted
Replies: 24
Views: 9542

Thanks guys for the info. The reason I was asking is the following: As soon as I received the letter requesting proof of prior residence in another EU state, I got in touch with the Embassy of Ireland in Argentina. They told me that Ireland was requesting prior residence in another member state to ...
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: New Info on Court Case
Replies: 267
Views: 90265

I've lived in Ireland for 6 years and fortunately I've not experienced too many difficulties with the system although I agree that the system is not working at all... I'm going to Boston in a couple of months, I'm not necesarily a big fan of the US but no one can deny that it still offers excellent...
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Stunning! So far..... 3 couples and we'll hear from more people and then decide whether it's this Saturday or next. (hope I'll be buying a LOT of biscuits ;)
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Erik84 wrote:Suing sounds like a very reasonable idea given the information in this forum. My wife and I haven't yet received a rejection, but we wouldnt mind seeing you people. This or next saturday are both fine.
Excellent!! :)
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Get together to discuss suing DOJ
Replies: 31
Views: 10803

Get together to discuss suing DOJ

I believe that a number of us would seriously concider getting together and suing as we are mostly not able to afford it individually. So... I propose a get together and offer a venue :) I am happy to have it at our house this Saturday or if it's too much of a short notice, how about next week Satur...
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: New Info on Court Case
Replies: 267
Views: 90265

how come the language easy for you!!!!!!!!!!! for me thats the only reason stopping me from immigrating to neitherland or belgium where people get citizenship in 3 years............. My native language is Afrikaans which is similar to dutch. In fact it is called Spam dutch so it would be easy for m...
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: EU1 residence Not granted
Replies: 24
Views: 9542

yep same letter here as well.
by Static
Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: New Info on Court Case
Replies: 267
Views: 90265

@ Joesoap101. You don't move to a country because you like the weather, or because you think it's pretty. You move to a country because you like the work there, because you think it's good for your non-european wife to enjoy an European way of living without the barrier of language. Because you lik...
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