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#civil marriage

# civil-marriage - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony

The average age of grooms in Ireland is 36, while the average age of brides is 34.

# civil-marriage - Saturday 29 April, 2017

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# civil-marriage - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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.

# civil-marriage - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Joan Burton set to clear up confusion about outdoor weddings

Marquees at the ready…

# civil-marriage - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

Dr Paul Colton said that the Church of Ireland has not yet caught up with or responded to the current debate on same-sex marriage.

# civil-marriage - Friday 12 July, 2013

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

# civil-marriage - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage

MLAs voted 53 to 42 against a motion which called on the Northern executive to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples.

# civil-marriage - Friday 19 April, 2013

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'

Norris has called for an inquiry into whether the conservative think-tank misrepresented a study about child parenting.

# civil-marriage - Friday 29 March, 2013

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings

Catholic Bishops say they won’t recognise Ireland’s civil marriage system if it permits same-sex couples to wed.

# civil-marriage - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Figures from the CSO show Saturday 31 July was the most popular date for marriage in 2010.

# civil-marriage - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.