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Video: Mrs Brown on marriage equality 'What's the feckin fuss?'

She points out that there was a time when women couldn’t vote and that every generation gets a chance to make a big change.

MS BROWN IS having her say ahead of the upcoming marriage equality referendum.

In a video which has been widely-shared today, the ultimate Irish mammy starts out a little bit off point stating, ”I’d like to talk to you today about midget equality.”

Ms Brown’s gay son Rory was there to get her back on track though: “Marriage mammy, it’s called marriage equality.”

To which she asks him, “What have you got against midgets?”

But it gets to the serious stuff when Rory points out that some people are worried gay marriage might change the meaning of marriage and family. Agnes says:

“I’ve heard that one before…when I was a young girl there was a big hoo-ha about mixed marriages, yenno Catholics marrying Protestants and black people marrying white people, but yenno what – they still went ahead and got married and the world didn’t end, and we all grew up a little bit.

We all have to grow up a little bit now. Marriage isn’t easy. Changing the law isn’t easy. Changing attitudes is even harder, but we can do it- we’ve done it before and the world didn’t end.

“You know Rory there was a time when women weren’t allowed to vote. You see that’s the thing, every generation gets a chance to make a big change and you’re going to get your chance on May 22.

So go on, do it, go out and vote and keep in mind ‘support midgets’.

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Mrs Brown points out that the most important thing is that people go out and vote.

Read: Ms Brown got more Irish bums on cinema seats than any other film last year>

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