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# marriages - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Gay couples marry in midnight ceremonies across Australia

Marriage equality became law on 9 December with overwhelming support in Parliament.

# marriages - Monday 19 December, 2016

Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99 RIP

Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99

The Hungarian-born actress had a storied career lasting 50 years.

# marriages - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war

According to official figures, polygamous relationships accounted for 30% of marriages registered in Damascus in 2015, up from just 5% in 2010.

# marriages - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies CSO

Dublin's still beating Cork in the battle of the babies

The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,539, of which 186 were same-sex marriages.

# marriages - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Fascinating statistics compare modern-day Ireland to the country in 1916

Births, deaths, marriages … and the most popular baby names.

# marriages - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession

Debt support charity Phoenix Project Ireland says 3 in 5 of their clients are women going through separation.

# marriages - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

11 people arrested during massive garda operation into sham marriages

Operation Vantage was set up after a trend of foreign men marrying women from EU countries was identified.

# marriages - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# marriages - Monday 20 July, 2015

# marriages - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here is how many people were born, died or got married in Ireland last year

Last year Irish people had 25% more babies than they did in the year 2000.

# marriages - Saturday 30 May, 2015

The Irish aren't making as many babies as they used to...

At present our birth rate isn’t high enough to replace our population. However, we’re also dying less and getting married more.

# marriages - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

More people are having non-religious marriages than they were six years ago

The total number of marriages registered in 2013 was 20,670.

# marriages - Friday 28 February, 2014

Shock! Irish people still love getting married

There were 7,760 marriages registered in Ireland between July and October last year.

# marriages - Monday 30 September, 2013

The oldest brides and grooms can be found in south Dublin and Waterford

The latest CSO statistics show that marriage and divorce rates have fallen, while bride and grooms are getting older.

# marriages - Friday 30 August, 2013

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase

The figures from the Central Statistics Office also showed that 36.5 per cent of total births in January to March were to parents outside marriage.

# marriages - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

New bill will crack down on 'sham' marriages

The bill will allow registrars not to issue marriage registration forms if they believe that a proposed marriage is one of convenience.

# marriages - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Births and deaths are down but marriages are up in Q3 2012 CSO

Births and deaths are down but marriages are up in Q3 2012

The highest percentage of births outside marriage or civil partnership was in Limerick, while the lowest was in Galway.

# marriages - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012

New CSO figures show there were 17,958 births in the second quarter, with the average mother aged 31.9.

# marriages - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Births, deaths and marriages all decreased in Q1 of 2012 - CSO

The Central Statistics Office have today released the Vital Statistics First Quarter 2012 report. Here’s what it said.

# marriages - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891

The CSO has released new figures about births, deaths and marriages in Ireland – including how the average age of brides and grooms is now at a record high.

# marriages - Monday 30 April, 2012

More boys than girls born in Q3 2011

From the highest birth rate in Ireland to the average age of first time mothers, here’s what you need to know from the latest stats on births, deaths and marriages in Ireland.

# marriages - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Ireland by numbers: births, marriages and deaths

The Irish Mammy is getting older…

# marriages - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever

Northern Ireland’s Registrar General says combined high birth rates and low mortality has led to the lowest death rate ever.

# marriages - Friday 28 October, 2011

Birth, death, marriage and jobs: A fascinating snapshot of Ireland

The tenth issue of the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland is out – and it provides a fascinating snapshot of Ireland today. Births, deaths, jobs, the environment – it’s all covered here.

# marriages - Sunday 9 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge When is Ireland's favourite time to get married, born and... em, die? Vital Statistics This post contains images

When is Ireland's favourite time to get married, born and... em, die?

A quick look at Ireland’s vital stats from the last decade…

# marriages - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Column: Men still propose marriage, but it’s not about love

‘Popping the question’ is seen as the ultimate romantic gesture – but appearances often don’t match reality, argues Paul Ryan.

# marriages - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Ireland by numbers: The country's vital statistics

From births, to deaths, to unmarried parents – we look at the latest figures which make up the country.