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# civil-marriage - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony
# Rise In Humanism
# Rise In Humanism

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony

Mar 29th 2018, 5:31 PM 20,611 Views 96 Comments

The average age of grooms in Ireland is 36, while the average age of brides is 34.

# civil-marriage - Saturday 29 April, 2017

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,918 Views 14 Comments

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

# civil-marriage - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"
# Opinion
# Opinion

The story of us: "I have never felt luckier or like I was on a bigger adventure"

May 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 84 Views 135 Comments

Long-term couples talk about their lives together – and their hopes for the future – ahead of Friday’s vote on same-sex marriage.

# civil-marriage - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Joan Burton set to clear up confusion about outdoor weddings
# Hitched Hitch
# Hitched Hitch

Joan Burton set to clear up confusion about outdoor weddings

Sep 10th 2014, 8:01 PM 19,933 Views 28 Comments

Marquees at the ready…

# civil-marriage - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

Cork Bishop backs same-sex civil marriage

May 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 20,984 Views 251 Comments

Dr Paul Colton said that the Church of Ireland has not yet caught up with or responded to the current debate on same-sex marriage.

# civil-marriage - Friday 12 July, 2013

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year
# I Do
# I Do

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Jul 12th 2013, 10:27 AM 9,467 Views 114 Comments

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

# civil-marriage - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage
# Civil Marriage
# Civil Marriage

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage

Apr 30th 2013, 12:27 PM 5,689 Views 58 Comments

MLAs voted 53 to 42 against a motion which called on the Northern executive to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples.

# civil-marriage - Friday 19 April, 2013

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'

Apr 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,833 Views 77 Comments

Norris has called for an inquiry into whether the conservative think-tank misrepresented a study about child parenting.

# civil-marriage - Friday 29 March, 2013

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings
# Marriage
# Marriage

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings

Mar 29th 2013, 12:24 PM 15,322 Views 136 Comments

Catholic Bishops say they won’t recognise Ireland’s civil marriage system if it permits same-sex couples to wed.

# civil-marriage - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall
# Marriage
# Marriage

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

Feb 8th 2013, 1:13 PM 10,280 Views 74 Comments

Figures from the CSO show Saturday 31 July was the most popular date for marriage in 2010.

# civil-marriage - Monday 3 September, 2012

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Dublin City Council votes 'Yes' to marriage equality

Sep 3rd 2012, 10:47 PM 8,697 Views 116 Comments

Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.