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#marriage ref

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'Sorry to hear about your cancer, but maybe it's the will of God'

Journalist Una Mullally has received an outpouring of support after tweeting homophobic hatemail.

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum

You asked and we got the referendum commissioner, Kevin Cross, to answer.

"It's not just a single sex referendum": The inside story of the Galway castle mural

Artist Joe Caslin tells the story of how it all came about.

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage

The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway

The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.

From The Daily Edge The Yes campaign's message went all around the world - here's how Marriage Ref

The Yes campaign's message went all around the world - here's how

From New York to Perth, and a lot of places in between.

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'

The former President is calling for a Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum this Friday.

From The Daily Edge A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway Caher Castle

A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway

It’s the same artist behind the now-iconic mural on George’s Street in Dublin.

# marriage-ref - Monday 18 May, 2015

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

Did you register on time?

# marriage-ref - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Do you have any questions ahead of the referendums next week?

Now is your chance to get them answered.

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote?

PS: We’re aware of the irony of polling about polling.

Michael Healy-Rae is voting No but check out what he said two years ago...

The independent TD gave a revealing interview to RSVP magazine two years ago.

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend

It is the first same-sex marriage by an EU leader.

Here's where gay people can get married across the world

Ireland could join just 19 countries.

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?

History has shown us they’re not exactly a perfect science.

With less than a week to go, the Yes side is sustaining a commanding poll lead

It will take a big turnaround for the proposal to be defeated.

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate

Ursula Halligan is calling for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, and has praised the broadcaster for re-arranging its coverage to accommodate her.

# marriage-ref - Friday 15 May, 2015

"I think everyone should be equal" - Daniel O'Donnell is voting Yes

“I can’t see what a Yes vote is going to do against anybody.”

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

# marriage-ref - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Poll: How are you going to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

These teachers worry that a Yes vote could mean teaching 4-year-olds about the word 'gay'

A new group, Teachers for No, launched outside Leinster House today.

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video... Going Viral This post contains videos

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video... Exclusive

But who’s winning the viral video contest?

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen'

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

Oliver Callan gagged by RTÉ after publicly calling for Yes vote in marriage referendum

The comedian has assured the station that he won’t be making any further public comments.

From The Daily Edge Stephen Fry just shared this touching video of Irish diaspora appealing for a Yes vote Send Love Home

Stephen Fry just shared this touching video of Irish diaspora appealing for a Yes vote

“I wish Irish people the same joy I’ve found.”

Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not

Mattie McGrath says they are.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'No' campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service

The organisation, which received €1.9 million from Tusla last year, is to lose €378,000 of that funding in 2015.

TD refusing to remove his Yes Equality pin in Leinster House

Jerry Buttimer insists his pin is “not a political badge”.

GAA star Ger Brennan says Government has hijacked emotions and he's voting No in marriage ref

Asked if he thinks he’ll be “vilified”, he said: “If I am, I am. I have a thick skin.”

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey' Raspberry Jam For All This post contains videos

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event

The protesters were removed by gardaí after they lay down in front of the car.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Mary Lou was told to remove the Yes Equality badge she wore in the Dáil earlier

The badge promoted a Yes vote in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum.

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…