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#marriage referendum

# marriage-referendum - Saturday 23 May, 2015

The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda

“A line went through my head from the old song… ‘Gone are the dark clouds that had me down, it’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day’.”

From The Daily Edge Here's what went viral today: Saturday Internet Fix

Here's what went viral today: Saturday

We read the internet so you don’t have to.

What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland

Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.

Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum

The result will come as no surprise to TDs who told us as much before yesterday.

From The Daily Edge People cannot get over Vincent Browne's referendum broadcast from The George Vinny B

People cannot get over Vincent Browne's referendum broadcast from The George

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

From The Daily Edge Senator Katherine Zappone just proposed to her partner on live TV I Do

Senator Katherine Zappone just proposed to her partner on live TV

And they’re not the only ones to get engaged today…

David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon

The independent senator was the toast of the courtyard.

"Everything changes with this": Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle

“I think it’s a great thing – particularly for children growing up gay and for the children of gay couples. They already exist.”

From The Daily Edge 'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin Just Say Yes

'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin

Stick a fork in us. We’re done.

From The Daily Edge Eoghan McDermott has backtracked on his rant about RTÉ's referendum gag order Rant

Eoghan McDermott has backtracked on his rant about RTÉ's referendum gag order

“F**k you RTÉ, with all my beating heart.”

From The Daily Edge 12 massive celebrities who showed their support for a Yes vote Guy Love

12 massive celebrities who showed their support for a Yes vote

Celebrities. They’re a great bunch of lads.

From The Daily Edge Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum Open Letter

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum

The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.

Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today

Results from both of yesterday’s referendums will be announced from the location.

# marriage-referendum - Friday 22 May, 2015

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

# marriage-referendum - Thursday 21 May, 2015

It’s not scaremongering to look at the bioethical implications of the marriage referendum

Both surrogacy and donor-conception require more, not less, ethical discussion before the Government’s plans in this area become formalised in law.

I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No

Former president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Mamo McDonald, explains why she will be voting Yes tomorrow.

# marriage-referendum - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass This post contains videos

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass

The Tánaiste dropped by TheJournal.ie’s offices today to make one last pitch for a Yes vote.

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers

Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.

This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate. Tormey Vs. Tormey This post contains videos

This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate.

Fathers and Daughters Natter: TheJournal.ie got Bill and Aoibhinn Tormey to debate the issues in a special marriage referendum debate.

# marriage-referendum - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Journalist Una Mullally received an outpouring of support after tweeting homophobic hatemail Marr Ref

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

The writer called Mullally’s cancer “the will of God”.

'The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children'

Solicitor Eileen King writes about why a group of lawyers are advocating a No vote this Friday.

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

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

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.

From The Daily Edge 'The female side of marriage equality': the inside story of the Galway castle mural Interview

'The female side of marriage equality': the inside story of the Galway castle mural

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

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?

Dr Daragh McGreal discusses the potential economic impact of the same-sex marriage vote.

Three days to go, but will the Yes side hold on to its clear lead?

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

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.

# marriage-referendum - Monday 18 May, 2015

Just how close is the same-sex marriage referendum?

Analysis: Polls broadly show the Yes side in the lead but the gap to the No side is narrowing. What does this tell us about the state of the referendum?

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

Did you register on time?

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# marriage-referendum - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The42 A GAA player has received hate mail over support for Yes vote on marriage referendum Marref

A GAA player has received hate mail over support for Yes vote on marriage referendum

Donegal’s Eamonn McGee has made the revelation today.

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?

My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums

As a child raised by gay parents, I can tell you that my childhood was full of joy and laughter and the same as yours in every way that matters.