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#Marriage

# marriage - Yesterday’s News

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons

Both said they are not gay but that the marriage is about saving money on inheritance.

# marriage - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# marriage - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown

Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.

# marriage - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

# marriage - Friday 15 September, 2017

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

# marriage - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

# marriage - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# marriage - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# marriage - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife

The man said the sex was consensual.

# marriage - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

# marriage - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

# marriage - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released DUP

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released

Last week Foster said she had no recollection of the letter.

# marriage - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: The truth about what really goes on in an open marriage

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# marriage - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

# marriage - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# marriage - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

# marriage - Friday 10 March, 2017

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests

Many in the Roman Catholic Church believe a new path to ordination should be opened.

# marriage - Monday 27 February, 2017

Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples'

It’s understandable why some couples prefer a more modern and secular form of civil recognition over marriage, writes Fergus Ryan.

# marriage - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

# marriage - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

# marriage - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge This takeaway in Castlebar got an urgent chip request from a 'downtrodden husband' Take Me Away

This takeaway in Castlebar got an urgent chip request from a 'downtrodden husband'

“The wife is going to kill me.”

From The Daily Edge 16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding Wedding Inspo

16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding

So many ideas.

# marriage - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

# marriage - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# marriage - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”

# marriage - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

# marriage - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Just 19 tweets all married couples will identify with, HARD Married Life

# marriage - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause

The Labor Party says the debate surrounding a referendum could be harmful to those in same-sex relationships and their families.

# marriage - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

The Debate Room: To wed, or not to wed, that is the question Change Generation This post contains a poll

The Debate Room: To wed, or not to wed, that is the question

One couple explains why marriage is important to them and another on why they won’t be taking the plunge.

# marriage - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Keeping your spouse happy could be good for your health

There are a number of reasons.

# marriage - Saturday 13 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge The 11 Worst People You Meet At An Irish Wedding Love And Marriage

The 11 Worst People You Meet At An Irish Wedding

Wedding season is in full swing, and you’ve definitely encountered at least one of these people.

# marriage - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

# marriage - Sunday 31 July, 2016

RTÉ is running a televised pre-marriage course (without the priests) and want you to apply

The series is billed as a pre-marriage course without the priests, although it is open to couples of all types, including those who are not engaged.

# marriage - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears

The woman said her husband took up a knife and said he could cut her face open before pushing her upstairs and raping her.

# marriage - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin In Bloom

# marriage - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'

I got really really angry with my family when they said they wouldn’t be voting in the marriage referendum, writes Patrick Dempsey.

# marriage - Friday 15 April, 2016

There were almost two same-sex marriages for every day it was legal last year

CSO figures also show that the average age of brides and grooms is the highest ever recorded.

# marriage - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter Godly And Gorgeous

A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter

He saw fit to mention that she was a ‘godly virgin’. *shudders*

# marriage - Friday 4 March, 2016

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married

It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.

It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London

They announced their engagement in January following a four-month romance.

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