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# humanist - Saturday 25 August, 2018

The North's first legal humanist weddings take place this weekend

The law change followed a challenge by an Ireland footballer.

# humanist - 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.

# humanist - Monday 11 September, 2017

'We hope others can do this too': Battle to recognise humanist weddings returns to High Court

Republic of Ireland international Eunan O’Kane and model Laura Lacole won a High Court bid to have a humanist wedding in June.

# humanist - Monday 19 June, 2017

Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding

The couple are due to get married on Thursday.

# humanist - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Yes, you CAN get married outdoors... the Attorney General gives her blessing

It follows a number of cases in recent months where couples were told they would have to get married inside a hotel, rather than in a marquee outside as planned.

# humanist - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Humanist marriage ceremonies on track to being legally recognised

Currently, humanist ceremonies are not recognised – but an amendment to the Civil Registration Bill 2004 is expected to change this.