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#Same-Sex Couples

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay
# Birth Cert
# Birth Cert

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay

Jan 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 25,996 Views 37 Comments

Under the current system labels of ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ exist on birth certificates.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 11 January, 2019

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
# Parenting
# Parenting

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,719 Views 105 Comments

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples
# Ministers And Elders
# Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,378 Views 82 Comments

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 8 June, 2018

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members

Jun 8th 2018, 1:37 PM 21,917 Views 75 Comments

The policy also prevents the children of same-sex couples from being baptised in the church.

# same-sex-couples - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video
# Same-Sex Couples
# Same-Sex Couples

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video

Mar 6th 2018, 5:50 PM 18,312 Views 55 Comments

The welcome was was removed from a video supporting the World Meeting of Families.

# same-sex-couples - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,283 Views 94 Comments

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Column: Every love story deserves a 'happily ever after'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Every love story deserves a 'happily ever after'

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:00 PM 41 Views 29 Comments

Ultimately, the love and commitment that same sex couples bring to marriage can only serve to strengthen the institution, writes Kirsten Fjoser.

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child
# Adoption
# Adoption

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

Feb 20th 2013, 5:06 PM 7,321 Views 68 Comments

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:50 PM 6,650 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony
# Same-Sex Couples
# Same-Sex Couples

New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:08 PM 7,319 Views 59 Comments

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 10 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 10th 2012, 7:45 PM 6,468 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…