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#Marriage

# marriage - Today’s News

“All I wanted to do was fit in”: Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland

McAleese – who is now a Ryanair executive – is campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote in next month’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# marriage - Yesterday’s News

I hope the next generation will know no such thing as ‘gay marriage’ – but just ‘marriage’

I want to live my life openly and freely and not to let me sexuality define me. I am not straight, I am not gay – I am a man.

No campaign says ‘Yes’ victory could see babies left ‘deliberately motherless’

The No campaign for the same-sex marriage referendum was officially launched today and their message was crystal clear – it IS about children.

# marriage - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter’: Gerry Adams asks for a ‘Yes’ vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

# marriage - Monday 13 April, 2015

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# marriage - Friday 10 April, 2015

# marriage - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Why are we waiting longer and longer to get married?

With all the pressure on the younger generation, is it any wonder that so many postpone the ‘big day’?

# marriage - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook Relationship Status

This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook

What a time to be alive.

# marriage - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish brides and grooms are older than they’ve ever been

Irish brides and grooms are older than they’ve ever been

The average age is now 33 for a bride and 35 for a groom.

# marriage - Sunday 22 March, 2015

A religious ‘conscience clause’. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.

# marriage - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually Comfy Cosy

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually

The actress jokingly said that wearing a tracksuit was the “number one cause of divorce”, and everyone panicked.

# marriage - Sunday 15 March, 2015

These students rang their grannies to talk about same-sex marriage

They want young people to do the same.

# marriage - Saturday 14 March, 2015

‘Every time another engagement or wedding is announced I feel more like an outsider’

Teacher Paul Knox says he doesn’t want to be sitting at other peoples’ weddings for the rest of his life. He one day wants to sit at his own.

# marriage - Monday 2 March, 2015

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage?

It’s 2015 and this is still something people are divided about.

# marriage - Saturday 28 February, 2015

As a practising Catholic, I didn’t always support same sex marriage – but I do now

Two things happened that changed my mind…

# marriage - Thursday 19 February, 2015

‘I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children’

New legislation being published today will give protections to non-traditonal Irish families.

This ad for an extra-marital affairs website is too sexy for the French

The website claims to be the first such site designed by women.

# marriage - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else I Thee Dread

Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else

She says, “I do.” He says, “You’ll do.”

# marriage - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger’s girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can An Idiot Proposing

Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger’s girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can

“I’m not going to tell you what to do because I don’t know him. He could be a right lump.”

# marriage - Sunday 15 February, 2015

People of faith urged to “be brave” and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.

# marriage - Saturday 14 February, 2015

‘Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married’

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# marriage - Friday 13 February, 2015

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding All You Need Is Love This post contains videos

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding

Good news for Pixel and Caoimhe.

# marriage - Monday 9 February, 2015

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

The Today show launched a competition to win a €20,000 wedding reception at a hotel in Meath.

# marriage - Monday 2 February, 2015

Church of Ireland won’t be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

# marriage - Sunday 25 January, 2015

‘Yes’ side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? – Poll

A Red C poll has found that 46% have ‘some reservations’ about it

# marriage - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

# marriage - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website

A chart showing that ‘gay and ‘same-sex’ are frequently used words on the site has been widely shared on social media today.

# marriage - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge ‘We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one’: Stephen Fry is married Wedding Bells

‘We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one’: Stephen Fry is married

Like his engagement announcement, Fry told the world of the marriage through a tweet.

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

# marriage - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage

The details were in the first opinion poll of 2015.

# marriage - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Stephen Fry is marrying his 27-year-old partner, he confirms on Twitter Wedding Bells

Stephen Fry is marrying his 27-year-old partner, he confirms on Twitter

The comedian and Elliot Spencer reportedly began their relationship last summer.

# marriage - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt

The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.

# marriage - Thursday 1 January, 2015

# marriage - Sunday 28 December, 2014

This Labour TD wishes he didn’t have to talk about being gay The High Table Interview This post contains videos

This Labour TD wishes he didn’t have to talk about being gay

John Lyons speaks to TheJournal.ie about next year’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# marriage - Monday 8 December, 2014

‘There’s no ruling on marriage equality’ – BAI denies censorship claims

The authority says that there is no automatic requirement to balance a discussion.

# marriage - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

“God’s Plan for Marriage” is being distributed to 1,300 parishes ahead of referendum

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference says it would be a ‘grave injustice’ if same-sex marriage became a reality.

# marriage - Monday 1 December, 2014

The secrets of Irish parishes will be online soon

Parish registers will be digitised by the National Library of Ireland.

# marriage - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

When should someone who kills their spouse be allowed to inherit their property?

The law has been questioned in cases involving convicted killers like Catherine Nevin and Eamonn Lillis.

# marriage - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

So who is this woman marrying Charles Manson?

She has been a fanatical follower of Manson since the age of 16.

Charles Manson has been granted permission to get married in prison

A marriage license has been approved for him and his 26-year-old partner.

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