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#Marriage

# marriage - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The two strangers who got married live on radio have already split up

After three days, they both agreed that the spark just wasn’t there.

From The Daily Edge The two strangers that got married live on radio have already split up Heartbreak

The two strangers that got married live on radio have already split up

After three days, they both agreed that the spark just wasn’t there.

# marriage - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Poll: Would you marry a stranger? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you marry a stranger?

Yesterday two strangers got married on Irish radio.

# marriage - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman just married a man she’d never seen before, live on Irish radio Do I?

# marriage - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Pictures: Thousands pack streets to call for gay marriage in ‘last bastion of discrimination’

Northern Ireland is now the only jurisdiction in the UK and Ireland not to allow same-sex marriage.

# marriage - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia

The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.

# marriage - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Hunt on for man who donated wife’s wedding dress with love note attached

The image has taken off around the world.

# marriage - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Irish couples spend €24,000 on their wedding and honeymoon

And a lot of people don’t like speeches.

# marriage - Friday 5 June, 2015

A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific

Guam has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.

# marriage - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Are brides-to-be supposed to love wedding dresses? Unfortunately I’m not one of them…

I’ve recently gotten engaged and have since come to the (unfortunate) conclusion that I completely detest all wedding dresses.

# marriage - Monday 1 June, 2015

Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church

The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.

# marriage - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

The White House hasn’t responded.

# marriage - Saturday 30 May, 2015

# marriage - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

“In that moment, looking ‘gay’ no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous.”

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

# marriage - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love

This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.

# marriage - Saturday 23 May, 2015

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland

Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.

“Are you going to send me all the way around in these heels” – Panti’s (very) eventful arrival

TheJournal.ie just joined Panti on a triumphant walk through Dublin city centre.

# marriage - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This couple went straight from their wedding to the polling station today Just Married

This couple went straight from their wedding to the polling station today

Going to the polling station, gonna cast vo-oh-oh-ote…

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

# marriage - Thursday 21 May, 2015

It’s not scaremongering to look at the bioethical implications of the marriage referendum

Both surrogacy and donor-conception require more, not less, ethical discussion before the Government’s plans in this area become formalised in law.

I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No

Former president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Mamo McDonald, explains why she will be voting Yes tomorrow.

# marriage - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

‘Lock up your wives and don’t let them use WhatsApp’

The leader of Chechnya made the calls after a story of an arranged marriage spread on the messaging app.

From The Daily Edge A boyfriend desperately tried to keep a bridal bouquet away from his girlfriend Panic Stations

A boyfriend desperately tried to keep a bridal bouquet away from his girlfriend

And now they’re the talk of the internet.

The story of us: “I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure”

Long-term couples talk about their lives together – and their hopes for the future – ahead of Friday’s vote on same-sex marriage.

# marriage - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition

The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.

‘The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children’

Solicitor Eileen King writes about why a group of lawyers are advocating a No vote this Friday.

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?

Dr Daragh McGreal discusses the potential economic impact of the same-sex marriage vote.

# marriage - Monday 18 May, 2015

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

# marriage - Sunday 17 May, 2015

My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums

As a child raised by gay parents, I can tell you that my childhood was full of joy and laughter and the same as yours in every way that matters.

# marriage - Saturday 16 May, 2015

My No vote isn’t about faith, it’s about children

If we redefine marriage, we change our Constitution to require that some children will be left motherless or fatherless by design

Here’s where gay people can get married across the world

Ireland could join just 19 countries.

# marriage - Friday 15 May, 2015

Why voting No won’t tackle the ethical challenges around surrogacy or donor conception

The ethical issues surrounding surrogacy and donor conception arise both straight and gay couples.

From The Daily Edge This couple got to see what they’ll look like when they’re older and things got so emotional In For The Long Haul

Marriage is the only institution which unites children with their mother and father

People need to ask themselves if Ireland should eliminate from law the sole institution that unites kids with their mam and dads.

Whatever happens, government may regret activating so many young, idealistic voters

The result of the marriage referendum is far from a foregone conclusion. But one thing’s certain: we now have many more young and passionate voters in this country.

# marriage - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I’m asking people to make this happen’

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

# marriage - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

‘No’ campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service

The organisation, which received €1.9 million from Tusla last year, is to lose €378,000 of that funding in 2015.

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