Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Image: Shutterstock/Melica

Poll: Should you ask someone's parents for permission to marry their son or daughter?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Feb 13th 2018, 12:45 PM 35,150 100

IT’S ALMOST VALENTINE’S Day and the annual blessing of an engaged couple at the shrine of St Valentine in Dublin is happening today.

This year’s couple – who were celebrating at the relic of Valentine’s heart in Whitefriar Street Church – met in a pub ahead of a rugby match. And according to the soon-to-be bride Anna, fiancé Seamus told her parents that he would be proposing to their daughter.

Would you ask someone’s parents for permission before asking their son or daughter to marry you?


Poll Results:

No (4986)
Yes (3965)
Depends on the parent-child relationship (3838)



Send a tip to the author

TheJournal.ie Team

COMMENTS (100)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a comment

     
    cancel reply
    Back to top