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# Marriage equality

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# Referendum
'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'
Pat Carey said he’d like to get married, but might have left it too late.
# Marriage equality
Dustin the Turkey had a chat with Bosco about marriage equality and it was utterly delightful
“Story, Bosco? What’s up with me auld flower?”
If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future
Representative of the church must meaningfully alter responses toward women, LGBT people, and those in second relationships, writes Fr Tony Flannery.
# Same-Sex
Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything...
Do some cross a line?
# Amanda
This might be the most unfortunate typo of the whole marriage equality debate
Who’s Amanda?!
# Marriage equality
Hozier has recorded an impassioned message in support of marriage equality
The singer states that he believes the issue is a matter of “basic human rights”.
# Marriage equality
16 Irish celebrities who have pledged their support for same-sex marriage
Well-known Irish people have not been shy about getting involved.
My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote
I have two children. For one of them a simple model of a happy life is currently unobtainable. Being gay, my son is denied a right his older sister takes for granted.
The Yes campaign excludes those with reservations about same sex marriage
The fact is that some voters have reservations about gay couples adopting children, therefore genuine engagement on this issue is needed.
I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage'
I want to live my life openly and freely and not to let me sexuality define me. I am not straight, I am not gay – I am a man.
# family matters
No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless'
The No campaign for the same-sex marriage referendum was officially launched today and their message was crystal clear – it IS about children.
# Marriage equality
Irish people are sharing touching photos of their families in support of marriage equality
#FamilyMatters will make your heart burst.
# marriage ref
Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored
It’s back and better than ever.
# marriageref
14 excellent marriage equality tattoos
These are <3
# Same-Sex
James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum'
The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.
# ssmref
This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today
It displays a message that reads “Vote Yes”.
# red herring
'Not a chance' schools will lose funding if they don't support same-sex marriage
It has been dismissed as a ‘red herring’.
# marriage ref
Need to convince your family to vote Yes? Send them this
Brian Gleeson stars in this lovely clip supporting marriage equality.
# yes to love
This Dublin marriage equality mural was vandalised hours after being painted
This is why we can’t have nice things.
# Referendum
'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote
The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.
# State of the Nation
Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Street Art
A massive same-sex marriage mural appeared overnight in Dublin city
It was inspired by the painting Meeting on the Turret Stairs.
# Marriage equality
While you were sleeping, this massive marriage equality mural went up on George's Street
Joe Caslin worked through the night to produce the piece.
# mar ref
A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality
And it’s really catchy.
# on the list
Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't
Make your voice heard.
# yes equality
A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight
Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.
# Your Say
Poll: How will you vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?
Or will you vote at all?
# Marriage equality
16 Irish celebrities who have pledged their support for marriage equality
# mar ref
This Irish granny had the perfect response to a Marriage Equality question
“We have to vote for that? Why can’t they just bring it in?”
# Marriage equality
Irish emigrants are asking Ryanair to reduce fares so they can vote in the #MarRef
“We think this represents a great opportunity for Ryanair to stand proudly on the right side of history.”
# that's a bingo
'Marriage equality bingo' is the genius game we've all been waiting for
# marriage referendum
Watch this TD's heart-warming response when we asked if he'll marry his partner
Jerry Buttimer will be hoping for a Yes vote on 22 May.
# Marriage equality
Irish people are having 'the chat' with their families about the marriage referendum and it's lovely
Inspired by the #RingYourGranny campaign.
# pc gone mad
Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter
Ah here.
# in bod we trust
Brian O'Driscoll tweeted his support of marriage equality and everyone is delighted
# marriage referendum
'I was devastated. I cried for weeks': Eamonn Coghlan reveals struggle with son's sexuality
The Fine Gael senator and former World Champion runner has given a passionate speech tonight.
# Vote with Us
Lovely Irish couple married for 50 years explain why they support marriage equality
Brighid and Paddy from Dundalk want you to vote yes in the referendum.
# love is love
Dublin pub makes a statement with their wifi password
Oscars strikes again.
As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now
Two things happened that changed my mind…
# Get The Boat
Irishman in London launches campaign encouraging ex-pats to 'get the boat' to vote in referendum
What’s it all about?