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#Marriage

# marriage - Monday 27 April, 2015

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote

The Health Minister, who came out publicly in January, helped launch Fine Gael’s referendum campaign today.

Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side

Kenny said the issue is not a party political one.

‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us

There will be children who pass ‘Vote No’ posters on their way to and from school and wonder why these strangers seem to hate their families.

'There isn't a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they're voting No'

There was a heated debate on the upcoming referendum between Ronan Mullen and Simon Coveney this morning.

# marriage - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband

The key witness in the case is a 7-year-old girl who is the sister of the man’s other wife.

# marriage - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Behold! The wedding RSVP card to beat all others Rsvp Please

Behold! The wedding RSVP card to beat all others

The actual Spanish inquisition.

# marriage - Saturday 18 April, 2015

My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote

I have two children. For one of them a simple model of a happy life is currently unobtainable. Being gay, my son is denied a right his older sister takes for granted.

"All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland

McAleese – who is now a Ryanair executive – is campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote in next month’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# marriage - Friday 17 April, 2015

I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage'

I want to live my life openly and freely and not to let me sexuality define me. I am not straight, I am not gay – I am a man.

No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless'

The No campaign for the same-sex marriage referendum was officially launched today and their message was crystal clear – it IS about children.

# marriage - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

# marriage - Monday 13 April, 2015

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# marriage - Friday 10 April, 2015

# marriage - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Why are we waiting longer and longer to get married?

With all the pressure on the younger generation, is it any wonder that so many postpone the ‘big day’?

# marriage - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook Relationship Status

This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook

What a time to be alive.

# marriage - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

The average age is now 33 for a bride and 35 for a groom.

# marriage - Sunday 22 March, 2015

A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.

# marriage - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually Comfy Cosy

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually

The actress jokingly said that wearing a tracksuit was the “number one cause of divorce”, and everyone panicked.

# marriage - Sunday 15 March, 2015

These students rang their grannies to talk about same-sex marriage

They want young people to do the same.

# marriage - Saturday 14 March, 2015

'Every time another engagement or wedding is announced I feel more like an outsider'

Teacher Paul Knox says he doesn’t want to be sitting at other peoples’ weddings for the rest of his life. He one day wants to sit at his own.

# marriage - Monday 2 March, 2015

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage?

It’s 2015 and this is still something people are divided about.

# marriage - Saturday 28 February, 2015

# marriage - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children'

New legislation being published today will give protections to non-traditonal Irish families.

This ad for an extra-marital affairs website is too sexy for the French

The website claims to be the first such site designed by women.

# marriage - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else I Thee Dread

Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else

She says, “I do.” He says, “You’ll do.”

# marriage - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger's girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can An Idiot Proposing

Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger's girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can

“I’m not going to tell you what to do because I don’t know him. He could be a right lump.”

# marriage - Sunday 15 February, 2015

People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.

# marriage - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# marriage - Friday 13 February, 2015

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding All You Need Is Love This post contains videos

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding

Good news for Pixel and Caoimhe.

# marriage - Monday 9 February, 2015

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

The Today show launched a competition to win a €20,000 wedding reception at a hotel in Meath.

# marriage - Monday 2 February, 2015

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

# marriage - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'Yes' side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? - Poll

A Red C poll has found that 46% have ‘some reservations’ about it

# marriage - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

# marriage - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website

A chart showing that ‘gay and ‘same-sex’ are frequently used words on the site has been widely shared on social media today.

# marriage - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 'We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one': Stephen Fry is married Wedding Bells

'We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one': Stephen Fry is married

Like his engagement announcement, Fry told the world of the marriage through a tweet.

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

# marriage - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage

The details were in the first opinion poll of 2015.

# marriage - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Stephen Fry is marrying his 27-year-old partner, he confirms on Twitter Wedding Bells

Stephen Fry is marrying his 27-year-old partner, he confirms on Twitter

The comedian and Elliot Spencer reportedly began their relationship last summer.

# marriage - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt

The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.

# marriage - Thursday 1 January, 2015