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#Marriage

# marriage - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

Jul 8th 2017, 11:00 AM 52,502 Views 48 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Jun 21st 2017, 12:45 PM 42,461 Views 69 Comments

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
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

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

May 14th 2017, 9:00 AM 30,783 Views 0 Comments

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
# Settling Down
# Settling Down

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

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,834 Views 49 Comments

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
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

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

Apr 6th 2017, 11:18 AM 54,517 Views 195 Comments

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
# It's Over
# It's Over

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

Apr 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 15,878 Views 30 Comments

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
# Shortage
# Shortage

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

Mar 10th 2017, 8:23 PM 24,773 Views 106 Comments

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

# marriage - 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 567 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 - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other
# Nepal
# Nepal

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

Feb 25th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,579 Views 22 Comments

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

# marriage - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight
# London
# London

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

Feb 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 37,644 Views 52 Comments

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

# marriage - Sunday 5 February, 2017

This takeaway in Castlebar got an urgent chip request from a 'downtrodden husband'
# Take Me Away
From The Daily Edge
# Take Me Away

This takeaway in Castlebar got an urgent chip request from a 'downtrodden husband'

Feb 5th 2017, 10:22 AM 11,715 Views 1 Comment

“The wife is going to kill me.”

16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding
# Wedding Inspo
From The Daily Edge
# Wedding Inspo

16 extremely Irish touches to add to a wedding

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 AM 21,489 Views 1 Comment

So many ideas.

# marriage - 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 57,497 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 - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Jan 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,234 Views 118 Comments

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# marriage - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court
# False Information
# False Information

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

Dec 8th 2016, 7:05 PM 47,688 Views 0 Comments

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”

# marriage - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column
# Health
# Health

Restaurant critic AA Gill reveals he has 'the full English of cancer' in column

Nov 20th 2016, 1:07 PM 55,427 Views 21 Comments

The 62-year-old writer now plans on marrying his partner of 23 years.

# marriage - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Just 19 tweets all married couples will identify with, HARD
# Married Life
From The Daily Edge
# Married Life

Just 19 tweets all married couples will identify with, HARD

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 14,956 Views 0 Comments

So so true.

# marriage - 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 12,347 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 - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

The Debate Room: To wed, or not to wed, that is the question
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

The Debate Room: To wed, or not to wed, that is the question

Oct 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 1,216 Views 61 Comments

One couple explains why marriage is important to them and another on why they won’t be taking the plunge.

# marriage - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Keeping your spouse happy could be good for your health
# In Sickness And In Health
# In Sickness And In Health

Keeping your spouse happy could be good for your health

Oct 1st 2016, 7:20 AM 21,109 Views 16 Comments

There are a number of reasons.

# marriage - Saturday 13 August, 2016

The 11 Worst People You Meet At An Irish Wedding
# Love And Marriage
From The Daily Edge
# Love And Marriage

The 11 Worst People You Meet At An Irish Wedding

Aug 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 11,629 Views 1 Comment

Wedding season is in full swing, and you’ve definitely encountered at least one of these people.

# marriage - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves
# Column
# Column

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Aug 7th 2016, 10:00 AM 1,082 Views 67 Comments

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

# marriage - Sunday 31 July, 2016

RTÉ is running a televised pre-marriage course (without the priests) and want you to apply
# Hitched
# Hitched

RTÉ is running a televised pre-marriage course (without the priests) and want you to apply

Jul 31st 2016, 7:30 PM 21,371 Views 64 Comments

The series is billed as a pre-marriage course without the priests, although it is open to couples of all types, including those who are not engaged.

# marriage - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears
# Abuse
# Abuse

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears

Jun 15th 2016, 7:23 PM 21,315 Views 0 Comments

The woman said her husband took up a knife and said he could cut her face open before pushing her upstairs and raping her.

# marriage - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin
# In Bloom
From The Daily Edge
# In Bloom

Everyone has fallen in love with this old married couple on Humans of Dublin

Jun 5th 2016, 10:58 AM 6,632 Views 0 Comments

“I keep losing him.”

# marriage - 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 789 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 - Friday 15 April, 2016

There were almost two same-sex marriages for every day it was legal last year
# Stats
# Stats

There were almost two same-sex marriages for every day it was legal last year

Apr 15th 2016, 4:23 PM 11,089 Views 85 Comments

CSO figures also show that the average age of brides and grooms is the highest ever recorded.

# marriage - Thursday 10 March, 2016

A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter
# Godly And Gorgeous
From The Daily Edge
# Godly And Gorgeous

A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter

Mar 10th 2016, 10:14 AM 5,082 Views 1 Comment

He saw fit to mention that she was a ‘godly virgin’. *shudders*

# marriage - Friday 4 March, 2016

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married

Mar 4th 2016, 9:31 PM 26,211 Views 27 Comments

It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.

It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London
# All Smiles
# All Smiles

It's official: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London

Mar 4th 2016, 2:12 PM 23,822 Views 40 Comments

They announced their engagement in January following a four-month romance.

# marriage - 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 28,381 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 5,468 Views 2 Comments

Lara and Elise :(

# marriage - Sunday 21 February, 2016

This man made a brilliant collage of his wife's most random texts
# Taco Taco Taco
From The Daily Edge
# Taco Taco Taco

This man made a brilliant collage of his wife's most random texts

Feb 21st 2016, 2:32 PM 10,651 Views 1 Comment

“I’m eating your sausage.”

# marriage - Saturday 30 January, 2016

'I turned into a blubbering mess when I found my wedding dress'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I turned into a blubbering mess when I found my wedding dress'

Jan 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 186 Views 27 Comments

I never believed you would just feel the right dress for you, but it is absolutely true, writes Pamela Tully.

# marriage - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates
# Overseas
# Overseas

Italian politicians want jail for gay couples who use overseas surrogates

Jan 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 8,687 Views 142 Comments

A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.

# marriage - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Australia refuses to recognise British couple's marriage after man dies on honeymoon
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Australia refuses to recognise British couple's marriage after man dies on honeymoon

Jan 20th 2016, 9:19 AM 41,197 Views 146 Comments

Marco and David Bulmer-Rizzi were married in London last year.

# marriage - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'

Jan 16th 2016, 7:15 PM 2,214 Views 49 Comments

The sarcastic comments about their upcoming marriage are petty and childish. Is it so difficult to believe that they might actually be in love and make each other laugh? asks Megan Roantree.

# marriage - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz
# Opinion
# Opinion

Going through a relationship breakdown? It's okay if you don't join in on all the Christmas razzmatazz

Dec 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 399 Views 9 Comments

The end of a long term intimate relationship, whether a marriage or committed relationship, is experienced as a huge loss with all of the complex emotions of the bereavement process.

# marriage - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey
# Lovemaking
From The Daily Edge
# Lovemaking

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:24 PM 12,981 Views 10 Comments

“Everything is based on love”.

# marriage - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Japanese women lose fight to keep last name after marriage
# Struck Out
# Struck Out

Japanese women lose fight to keep last name after marriage

Dec 16th 2015, 10:46 AM 16,841 Views 40 Comments

A 19th-century law forcing married couples to share the same surname has been upheld by Japan’s Supreme Court.