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

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

Feb 8th 2019, 6:18 PM 30,744 Views 0 Comments

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

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

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

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,318 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 591 Views 24 Comments

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

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight
# London
# London

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

Feb 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 37,719 Views 52 Comments

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

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

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

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 191 Views 229 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:00 PM 5,498 Views 1 Comment

Alan and Trevor: opposites attract.

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

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

Nov 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 136 Views 153 Comments

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.

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples

Mar 11th 2013, 1:21 PM 13,067 Views 47 Comments

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

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 10,319 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 408 Views 92 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 6th 2013, 2:06 PM 5,588 Views 35 Comments

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

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012
# Marriage
# Marriage

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:11 PM 9,654 Views 121 Comments

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

Poll finds two-thirds of Irish adults support gay marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Poll finds two-thirds of Irish adults support gay marriage

Oct 21st 2012, 10:45 AM 8,249 Views 271 Comments

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.

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,486 Views 7 Comments

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

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 7,338 Views 59 Comments

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

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

In photos: Crowds March for Marriage in Dublin

Aug 12th 2012, 7:01 PM 13,570 Views 119 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 6th 2012, 12:11 PM 3,702 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

May 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 97 Views 158 Comments

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.

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's death rate at its lowest ever

Nov 29th 2011, 1:32 PM 1,535 Views 7 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Registrar General says combined high birth rates and low mortality has led to the lowest death rate ever.

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

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

Nov 25th 2011, 7:30 AM 82 Views 65 Comments

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.

Thousands to march for marriage equality in Dublin
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Thousands to march for marriage equality in Dublin

Aug 14th 2011, 11:14 AM 3,915 Views 247 Comments

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

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate

Aug 12th 2011, 11:14 AM 1,183 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Sesame Street rules out prospect of Bert and Ernie wedding

Aug 12th 2011, 10:30 AM 810 Views 18 Comments

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

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition
# Transgender
# Transgender

Transgender people will be forced to divorce to achieve recognition

Jul 15th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,147 Views 38 Comments

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.

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

Gallery: Over 25,000 march in Dublin Pride Parade

Jun 25th 2011, 6:36 PM 1,957 Views 19 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Advertising

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 5th 2011, 7:58 PM 3,722 Views 0 Comments

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

Nice day for a... civil partnership
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Nice day for a... civil partnership

Apr 5th 2011, 6:51 PM 2,710 Views 10 Comments

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

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

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

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Fine Gael defends deletion of 'abusive' Facebook comments

Feb 22nd 2011, 8:33 PM 6,332 Views 0 Comments

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

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Dublin couple may be first to have civil partnership recognised

Jan 17th 2011, 11:07 AM 2,381 Views 0 Comments

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