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#Marriage equality

# marriage-equality - Friday 22 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?

May 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 20,599 Views 76 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# marriage-equality - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin
# Hold On To Your Hats
# Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:03 PM 22,784 Views 32 Comments

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

# marriage-equality - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block
# New Talks
# New Talks

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

May 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,676 Views 32 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.

# marriage-equality - Saturday 20 October, 2018

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,869 Views 46 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

# marriage-equality - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,734 Views 113 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Mar 28th 2018, 7:28 AM 25,299 Views 42 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# marriage-equality - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Kylie Minogue is really leading the celebrations after Australia passed its marriage equality law
# When Harry Met Sally
From The Daily Edge
# When Harry Met Sally

Kylie Minogue is really leading the celebrations after Australia passed its marriage equality law

Dec 7th 2017, 10:05 AM 5,341 Views 0 Comments

The party is just getting started.

'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote

Dec 7th 2017, 8:02 AM 12,959 Views 108 Comments

Only a handful of politicians voted against the law change.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Nov 15th 2017, 8:39 AM 8,806 Views 77 Comments

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

# marriage-equality - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

Oct 10th 2017, 10:55 PM 52,911 Views 38 Comments

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

# marriage-equality - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack had the best comeback to the Aussie rugby player who spoke out against gay marriage
# Clapback
From The Daily Edge
# Clapback

Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack had the best comeback to the Aussie rugby player who spoke out against gay marriage

Sep 14th 2017, 2:46 PM 11,806 Views 12 Comments

That’s a clapback if I ever saw one.

# marriage-equality - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

An Irish-style #RingYourGranny campaign has been started in Australia ahead of their marriage equality vote
# Ring Your Rellos
From The Daily Edge
# Ring Your Rellos

An Irish-style #RingYourGranny campaign has been started in Australia ahead of their marriage equality vote

Sep 12th 2017, 10:04 AM 3,656 Views 2 Comments

With emotional results.

# marriage-equality - Friday 8 September, 2017

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign
# Opinion
# Opinion

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

Sep 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,434 Views 77 Comments

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

# marriage-equality - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

Aug 17th 2017, 4:42 PM 17,816 Views 56 Comments

A Belfast court made the ruling this afternoon.

# marriage-equality - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''

Aug 13th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,515 Views 54 Comments

Australia could learn from the Irish experience, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# marriage-equality - Saturday 5 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 5th 2017, 3:05 PM 12,986 Views 123 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Monday 3 July, 2017

A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony
# Marriage Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Marriage Equality

A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony

Jul 3rd 2017, 2:48 PM 7,451 Views 8 Comments

This made up for being unable to make it to the march over the weekend.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 21st 2017, 12:45 PM 42,427 Views 69 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan
# RIP
# RIP

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Jun 15th 2017, 2:20 PM 137,465 Views 69 Comments

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

# marriage-equality - Monday 29 May, 2017

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

May 29th 2017, 6:40 AM 3,099 Views 35 Comments

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# marriage-equality - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older
# Settling Down
# Settling Down

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

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,816 Views 49 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
# White House
# White House

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,186 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

# marriage-equality - 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 561 Views 24 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 28th 2017, 1:04 PM 57,127 Views 119 Comments

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-equality - Monday 19 December, 2016

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar
# Equality
# Equality

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,109 Views 99 Comments

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?
# Reality Bites
# Reality Bites

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,309 Views 12 Comments

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.

# marriage-equality - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

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

Oct 11th 2016, 11:07 AM 12,335 Views 169 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a piece for Belfast Pride
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a piece for Belfast Pride

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:27 AM 11,637 Views 54 Comments

Joe Caslin’s mural in Dublin was one of the iconic images of last year’s referendum.

# marriage-equality - Monday 1 August, 2016

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a powerful piece for Belfast Pride
# Yes Equality
From The Daily Edge
# Yes Equality

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a powerful piece for Belfast Pride

Aug 1st 2016, 11:06 AM 4,342 Views 2 Comments

Just beautiful.

# marriage-equality - Monday 23 May, 2016

All of Ireland is in bits after RTÉ's very moving #marref documentary
# The Story Of Yes
From The Daily Edge
# The Story Of Yes

All of Ireland is in bits after RTÉ's very moving #marref documentary

May 23rd 2016, 10:45 PM 6,263 Views 9 Comments

Hold us *sniff*

"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes
# The Story Of Yes
# The Story Of Yes

"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes

May 23rd 2016, 9:01 AM 10,464 Views 411 Comments

A documentary will air on RTÉ 2 tonight.

# marriage-equality - Sunday 22 May, 2016

The day that Ireland changed forever
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

The day that Ireland changed forever

May 22nd 2016, 7:45 AM 17,972 Views 237 Comments

One year on from the historic same-sex marriage referendum, key figures from both sides share their memories.

# marriage-equality - Saturday 21 May, 2016

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish
# We Said Yes
From The Daily Edge
# We Said Yes

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish

May 21st 2016, 2:39 PM 5,278 Views 14 Comments

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

There have been around 16 same-sex marriages a week since it was legalised
# Tying The Knot
# Tying The Knot

There have been around 16 same-sex marriages a week since it was legalised

May 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,023 Views 114 Comments

397 couples have registered their marriage in Ireland since last November.

# marriage-equality - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

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

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

May 11th 2016, 2:15 PM 729 Views 73 Comments

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

# marriage-equality - Friday 15 April, 2016

Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'
# Power List
# Power List

Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'

Apr 15th 2016, 2:00 PM 22,518 Views 154 Comments

The drag queen came in 29th position in this year’s public vote, which closed last night.

# marriage-equality - Thursday 3 March, 2016

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook
# This Is Why
# This Is Why

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:25 PM 28,269 Views 73 Comments

Lara Ryan lost her partner of 10 years in a tragic road accident three weeks ago.

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook
# This Is Why
From The Daily Edge
# This Is Why

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:58 AM 5,460 Views 2 Comments

Lara and Elise :(

# marriage-equality - Thursday 28 January, 2016

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage
# Tears Of Pride
# Tears Of Pride

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

Jan 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,820 Views 91 Comments

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

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