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#Civil Partnership

# civil-partnership - Friday 8 February, 2019

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# civil-partnership - Friday 23 February, 2018

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# civil-partnership - Monday 27 February, 2017

Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples'

It’s understandable why some couples prefer a more modern and secular form of civil recognition over marriage, writes Fergus Ryan.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Don't Tell The Bride's first ever civil partnership is a hilarious contrast Don't Tell The Bride

Don't Tell The Bride's first ever civil partnership is a hilarious contrast

Alan and Trevor: opposites attract.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: Let's see a vigorous, successful campaign for marriage equality

Ireland’s mainstream parties should now work together to guarantee equal rights and equal opportunities to all Irish citizens, regardless of sexuality, writes Mark Beegan.

# civil-partnership - Monday 11 March, 2013

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples

Alan Shatter says granting some marital obligations and protections to couples who could marry would violate the constitution.

# civil-partnership - Friday 8 February, 2013

Couples getting hitched later in life as marriage rates fall

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

# civil-partnership - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Column: Two years on – how civil partnership helped change Irish attitudes

I’m proud I was involved in bringing about civil partnership, because it’s made a real difference to people’s lives – including my own, writes Roderic O’Gorman.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 6 January, 2013

More same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland

Same-sex partnerships registered in Delaware, Hawaii, Washington and Denmark will all be recognised in Ireland, the Minister for Justice has confirmed.

# civil-partnership - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Poll finds two-thirds of Irish adults support gay marriage

A poll in today’s Sunday Times finds strong support for a change in the law that would allow for same-sex marriage with all legal entitlements.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

# civil-partnership - Sunday 12 August, 2012

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin Marriage Equality This post contains images

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin

Members of the public took the streets of Dublin to march in solidarity with the LGBT community and demand marriage for all citizens.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Zappone and Gilligan launch fresh legal challenge to same-sex marriage ban

The pair married in Canada in 2003, but are fighting to have that marriage legally recognised in Ireland.

# civil-partnership - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Column: It's time for Ireland to follow Obama on gay marriage. Here's why.

Three quarters of Irish people and all the political parties already support same-sex marriage, writes Kieran Rose of GLEN. The pressure is now on to introduce it to Ireland.

# civil-partnership - 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.

# civil-partnership - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism

The Green Party has a lot of work to do to regain the trust of voters – but Irish politics needs our voice, writes new Chairperson of the party Roderic O’Gorman.

# civil-partnership - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Thousands to march for marriage equality in Dublin

Organisers have blasted presidential hopeful Gay Mitchell for his ‘homophobia’ and opposition to equality.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# civil-partnership - Friday 12 August, 2011

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate

Gay Mitchell tells RTÉ that he sought clemency for Paul Hill simply because he thinks the death penalty “is barbaric”.

From The Daily Edge Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding Muppet Marriage

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding

The show’s producers respond to an online petition calling on the pair – suspected of being more than friends – to tie the knot.

# civil-partnership - Friday 15 July, 2011

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

The Transgender Equality Network says recommendations for new legislation will force people who are married to make a choice between gender recognition and their relationship.

# civil-partnership - Saturday 25 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade Pride This post contains images

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Readers of sent in their memorable images of the day’s festivities….

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Our daily guide to the top stories of the evening – and a few other bits and pieces you may have missed.

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Nice day for a... civil partnership

Couples’ joy evident at ceremonies in Dublin today – although they note that they have had to wait “a little too long” for recognition.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership

A couple from Dublin will be one of the first to be formally joined on Irish soil in a ceremony later today.

# civil-partnership - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments Fine Gael This post contains images

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments

Users have been flocking to Facebook to register opposition to Fine Gael’s position on full homosexual marriage rights.

# civil-partnership - Monday 17 January, 2011

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised

A couple living in Dublin have claimed to be the first to have their civil partnership union recognised by the state.