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#Marriage

# marriage - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# marriage - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.

# marriage - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

Get up to speed.

# marriage - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)

Same sex marriages still happen at a later age, but this is changing.

# marriage - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

# marriage - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge If you're obsessed with weddings, you might be interested in the OneFabDay podcast One Fab Day

If you're obsessed with weddings, you might be interested in the OneFabDay podcast

All the advice you never knew you needed.

# marriage - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Margot Robbie is right - we all need to stop asking married women when they're going to get pregnant Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie is right - we all need to stop asking married women when they're going to get pregnant

“I’m so angry there’s this social contract.”

# marriage - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

# marriage - Saturday 20 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage? Weddings This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage?

Is double-barreled the way forward?

# marriage - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding

Dear! Fifi! Dear! Fifi!

# marriage - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry

Her name is Foofers and she dances on the sand.

# marriage - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

There has been a 4% decrease on 2016 figures, down from 4,179 in 2016 to 3,995 last year.

# marriage - Friday 29 June, 2018

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

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

# marriage - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

# marriage - Monday 16 April, 2018

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

# marriage - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them

The first big benefit of being married is that you get to choose how you are taxed, writes John Lowe.

# marriage - 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.

# marriage - Friday 23 February, 2018

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

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

# marriage - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 kinda cringe but kinda sweet marriage proposals Kinder Surprise

# marriage - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Should you ask someone's parents for permission to marry their son or daughter? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

# marriage - Friday 29 December, 2017

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork

He and his partner Conchubhar Ó Laoghaire got married in Christchurch in Cork city.

# marriage - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons

The two are due to be married this Friday, if they can arrange a celebrant.

# marriage - Monday 18 December, 2017

Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax

Two men told RTÉ’s Joe Duffy last week that they’re marrying to avoid inheritance tax.

# marriage - Friday 15 December, 2017

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons

Both said they are not gay but that the marriage is about saving money on inheritance.

# marriage - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# marriage - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown

Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.

# marriage - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

# marriage - Friday 15 September, 2017

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

# marriage - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

# marriage - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# marriage - Saturday 5 August, 2017

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

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

# marriage - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife

The man said the sex was consensual.

# marriage - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

# marriage - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

# marriage - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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

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

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

# marriage - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: The truth about what really goes on in an open marriage

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# marriage - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

# marriage - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# marriage - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

# marriage - Friday 10 March, 2017

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests

Many in the Roman Catholic Church believe a new path to ordination should be opened.

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