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#Civil Partnership

# civil-partnership - Friday 8 February, 2019

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites

Feb 8th 2019, 6:18 PM 30,662 Views 0 Comments

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# civil-partnership - Friday 23 February, 2018

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,019 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# civil-partnership - Monday 27 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 553 Views 24 Comments

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

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight
# London
# London

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

Feb 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 37,625 Views 52 Comments

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 24 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 151 Views 229 Comments

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.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Don't Tell The Bride's first ever civil partnership is a hilarious contrast
# Don't Tell The Bride
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Tell The Bride

Don't Tell The Bride's first ever civil partnership is a hilarious contrast

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:00 PM 5,403 Views 1 Comment

Alan and Trevor: opposites attract.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: Let's see a vigorous, successful campaign for marriage equality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's see a vigorous, successful campaign for marriage equality

Nov 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 103 Views 153 Comments

Ireland’s mainstream parties should now work together to guarantee equal rights and equal opportunities to all Irish citizens, regardless of sexuality, writes Mark Beegan.

# civil-partnership - Monday 11 March, 2013

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples

Mar 11th 2013, 1:21 PM 13,052 Views 47 Comments

Alan Shatter says granting some marital obligations and protections to couples who could marry would violate the constitution.

# civil-partnership - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall
# Marriage
# Marriage

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Feb 8th 2013, 1:13 PM 10,255 Views 74 Comments

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

# civil-partnership - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes

Jan 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 364 Views 92 Comments

I’m proud I was involved in bringing about civil partnership, because it’s made a real difference to people’s lives – including my own, writes Roderic O’Gorman.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 6 January, 2013

More same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland
# LGBT
# LGBT

More same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland

Jan 6th 2013, 2:06 PM 5,570 Views 35 Comments

Same-sex partnerships registered in Delaware, Hawaii, Washington and Denmark will all be recognised in Ireland, the Minister for Justice has confirmed.

# civil-partnership - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012
# Marriage
# Marriage

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:11 PM 9,613 Views 121 Comments

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Poll finds two-thirds of Irish adults support gay marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Poll finds two-thirds of Irish adults support gay marriage

Oct 21st 2012, 10:45 AM 8,217 Views 271 Comments

A poll in today’s Sunday Times finds strong support for a change in the law that would allow for same-sex marriage with all legal entitlements.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,467 Views 7 Comments

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:50 PM 6,650 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony
# Same-Sex Couples
# Same-Sex Couples

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:08 PM 7,319 Views 59 Comments

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 12 August, 2012

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin

Aug 12th 2012, 7:01 PM 13,548 Views 119 Comments

Members of the public took the streets of Dublin to march in solidarity with the LGBT community and demand marriage for all citizens.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Zappone and Gilligan launch fresh legal challenge to same-sex marriage ban
# High Court
# High Court

Zappone and Gilligan launch fresh legal challenge to same-sex marriage ban

Jun 6th 2012, 12:11 PM 3,681 Views 41 Comments

The pair married in Canada in 2003, but are fighting to have that marriage legally recognised in Ireland.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.

May 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 71 Views 158 Comments

Three quarters of Irish people and all the political parties already support same-sex marriage, writes Kieran Rose of GLEN. The pressure is now on to introduce it to Ireland.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever

Nov 29th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,508 Views 7 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Registrar General says combined high birth rates and low mortality has led to the lowest death rate ever.

# civil-partnership - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism

Nov 25th 2011, 7:30 AM 68 Views 65 Comments

The Green Party has a lot of work to do to regain the trust of voters – but Irish politics needs our voice, writes new Chairperson of the party Roderic O’Gorman.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Thousands to march for marriage equality in Dublin
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Thousands to march for marriage equality in Dublin

Aug 14th 2011, 11:14 AM 3,857 Views 247 Comments

Organisers have blasted presidential hopeful Gay Mitchell for his ‘homophobia’ and opposition to equality.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Aug 14th 2011, 8:56 AM 3,167 Views 3 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# civil-partnership - Friday 12 August, 2011

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate

Aug 12th 2011, 11:14 AM 1,152 Views 43 Comments

Gay Mitchell tells RTÉ that he sought clemency for Paul Hill simply because he thinks the death penalty “is barbaric”.

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding
# Muppet Marriage
From The Daily Edge
# Muppet Marriage

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding

Aug 12th 2011, 10:30 AM 794 Views 18 Comments

The show’s producers respond to an online petition calling on the pair – suspected of being more than friends – to tie the knot.

# civil-partnership - Friday 15 July, 2011

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition
# Transgender
# Transgender

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

Jul 15th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,077 Views 38 Comments

The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 25th 2011, 6:36 PM 1,930 Views 19 Comments

Readers of TheJournal.ie sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Advertising

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 5th 2011, 7:58 PM 3,706 Views 0 Comments

Our daily guide to the top stories of the evening – and a few other bits and pieces you may have missed.

Nice day for a... civil partnership
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Nice day for a... civil partnership

Apr 5th 2011, 6:51 PM 2,644 Views 0 Comments

Couples’ joy evident at ceremonies in Dublin today – although they note that they have had to wait “a little too long” for recognition.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 3,756 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 1,188 Views 0 Comments

A couple from Dublin will be one of the first to be formally joined on Irish soil in a ceremony later today.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments

Feb 22nd 2011, 8:33 PM 6,313 Views 23 Comments

Users have been flocking to Facebook to register opposition to Fine Gael’s position on full homosexual marriage rights.

# civil-partnership - Monday 17 January, 2011

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised

Jan 17th 2011, 11:07 AM 2,272 Views 0 Comments

A couple living in Dublin have claimed to be the first to have their civil partnership union recognised by the state.