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08 Dec 2021

Athy woman welcomes transgender being recognised

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Ireland's new system for recognising transgender people has taken effect today. The Department of Social Protection says from today it will accept applications from people who want to have a new gender recognised. It follows the passing of the Gender Recognition Act - described as one of the most progressive legal systems in Europe. Athy's Dr Lydia Foy, who fought 17 year long court battle to have her new gender recognised, says it's a historic day:

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