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# marriage-ref - Monday 23 May, 2016

"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes
# The Story Of Yes
# The Story Of Yes

"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes

May 23rd 2016, 9:01 AM 10,604 Views 411 Comments

A documentary will air on RTÉ 2 tonight.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'

May 11th 2016, 2:15 PM 799 Views 73 Comments

I got really really angry with my family when they said they wouldn’t be voting in the marriage referendum, writes Patrick Dempsey.

# marriage-ref - Thursday 28 January, 2016

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage
# Tears Of Pride
# Tears Of Pride

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

Jan 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,830 Views 92 Comments

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

# marriage-ref - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
# Return To Sender
# Return To Sender

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

Dec 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,683 Views 4 Comments

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# marriage-ref - Friday 23 October, 2015

Beloved Yes Equality campaigner dies in San Francisco
# RIP
# RIP

Beloved Yes Equality campaigner dies in San Francisco

Oct 23rd 2015, 11:58 PM 51,164 Views 34 Comments

23-year-old Dean MacCearraín (McCarron), originally from Monaghan, died while visiting the area for his brother’s wedding.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow
# Becoming Law
# Becoming Law

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow

Sep 16th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,842 Views 199 Comments

The government approved the legislation today.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 23,426 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a tragedy in Limerick, Right2Water and Seán FitzPatrick.

It's (finally) official: Marriage Equality is now enshrined in Irish law
# Result
# Result

It's (finally) official: Marriage Equality is now enshrined in Irish law

Aug 29th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,456 Views 190 Comments

President Higgins signed the Marriage Equality Bill into law this evening.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback
# Voted Down Under
# Voted Down Under

Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback

Aug 11th 2015, 6:41 PM 17,601 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s referendum has been a feature of the Australian debate.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage
# Dear Enda
# Dear Enda

READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage

Aug 4th 2015, 5:30 AM 29,387 Views 137 Comments

Bible verses, high praise, ‘gay fever’, and ‘Enda Kelly.’

# marriage-ref - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Russian 'anti-gay fever' flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

Russian 'anti-gay fever' flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign

Jul 12th 2015, 2:11 PM 23,269 Views 179 Comments

A Mammy, Daddy and their kids have been causing an awful stir this week.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 27 June, 2015

17 times Ireland made you proud
# Pride
From The Daily Edge
# Pride

17 times Ireland made you proud

Jun 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 9,492 Views 7 Comments

Happy Pride…!

# marriage-ref - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Pictures: Thousands pack streets to call for gay marriage in 'last bastion of discrimination'
# Ulster Says Yes
# Ulster Says Yes

Pictures: Thousands pack streets to call for gay marriage in 'last bastion of discrimination'

Jun 13th 2015, 3:51 PM 15,280 Views 68 Comments

Northern Ireland is now the only jurisdiction in the UK and Ireland not to allow same-sex marriage.

# marriage-ref - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?
# I Do (not Know)
# I Do (not Know)

Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?

Jun 11th 2015, 11:44 AM 18,826 Views 70 Comments

Read and decide for yourself.

# marriage-ref - Friday 5 June, 2015

"A thumping majority" - High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum
# Breathe Easy
# Breathe Easy

"A thumping majority" - High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum

Jun 5th 2015, 4:37 PM 44,167 Views 236 Comments

Justice Nicholas Kearns said no substantive arguments were made.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage
# Following Suit
# Following Suit

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Jun 3rd 2015, 12:14 PM 12,887 Views 59 Comments

The vote went 38 in favour, 13 against with two abstentions.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics
# Eamon Martin
# Eamon Martin

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics

Jun 2nd 2015, 11:53 AM 27,315 Views 261 Comments

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

"These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate
# Bizarre Rant
# Bizarre Rant

"These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:08 AM 80,334 Views 196 Comments

The shamrock has also been decried as a “mutant lawn weed”.

# marriage-ref - Monday 1 June, 2015

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)
# Beacon Of Light
# Beacon Of Light

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 64,928 Views 115 Comments

We have an awful lot of work to do…

John Oliver brilliantly discussed Ireland's same-sex marriage vote last night
# Lucky Charms
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Charms

John Oliver brilliantly discussed Ireland's same-sex marriage vote last night

Jun 1st 2015, 2:00 PM 7,118 Views 2 Comments

The Pope got a wee shout out too.

'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment
# Last Week Tonight
# Last Week Tonight

'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment

Jun 1st 2015, 1:23 PM 36,752 Views 79 Comments

And he doesn’t hold back on the Catholic Church.

Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church
# In Limbo
# In Limbo

Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church

Jun 1st 2015, 10:03 AM 29,574 Views 210 Comments

The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?

May 31st 2015, 6:30 PM 1,116 Views 82 Comments

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 30 May, 2015

23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday
# Irish Pride
# Irish Pride

23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday

May 30th 2015, 9:30 AM 31,569 Views 81 Comments

Well. That escalated quickly.

# marriage-ref - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote
# Bless
# Bless

Twitter has a special place reserved for all those who came #HomeToVote

May 28th 2015, 11:31 AM 14,015 Views 18 Comments

Globally significant hashtag’s are given special place in their HQ.

'Averil did us an amazing disservice and I feel like her inconvenient truth'
# Inside Politics
# Inside Politics

'Averil did us an amazing disservice and I feel like her inconvenient truth'

May 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 2,025 Views 71 Comments

Dublin councillor Paul McAuliffe on why his emotions went from disappointment to deflation and then finally to anger on Monday.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Tears warning! There’s a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Tears warning! There’s a beautiful short film of the Yes vote results unfolding in Dublin

May 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,069 Views 87 Comments

A wonderful montage.

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"
# Willie Walsh
# Willie Walsh

Irish Bishop says Yes result "increased the sum of human happiness"

May 27th 2015, 3:30 PM 23,633 Views 108 Comments

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

Ireland's Yes vote is already causing earthquakes in Europe's Catholic heart
# Snowball Effect
# Snowball Effect

Ireland's Yes vote is already causing earthquakes in Europe's Catholic heart

May 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,990 Views 84 Comments

Just over half of Italian voters would support same-sex marriage, but there’s not even civil unions yet.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits
# Bad Day At The Office
# Bad Day At The Office

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits

May 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 44,931 Views 111 Comments

Meanwhile, Senator Averil Power said she was “laughed at and made feel like an eejit” for suggesting colleagues campaign for a Yes vote.

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."
# Opinion
# Opinion

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."

May 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 85 Views 79 Comments

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

# marriage-ref - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate
# Patrick McKee
# Patrick McKee

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate

May 25th 2015, 8:13 PM 30,512 Views 56 Comments

The campaign claimed to be “non-party”, but was run by Renua activists and endorsed Renua candidate Patrick McKee.

The first same-sex marriages could take place before the end of the summer
# Just Say Yes
# Just Say Yes

The first same-sex marriages could take place before the end of the summer

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 36,807 Views 173 Comments

After Saturday’s party, when can we expect another one?

Bono preaching Pride: "On this very day, we have true equality in Ireland!"
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Bono preaching Pride: "On this very day, we have true equality in Ireland!"

May 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 18,434 Views 111 Comments

The U2 frontman doing what he does best.

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

May 25th 2015, 8:24 AM 24,509 Views 203 Comments

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
# Marref
# Marref

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'

May 25th 2015, 6:04 AM 16,544 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 24 May, 2015

People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result
# C'mon The Rossies
From The Daily Edge
# C'mon The Rossies

People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result

May 24th 2015, 11:39 AM 12,369 Views 24 Comments

Leave Roscommon/South Leitrim alone!

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president
# No Country For Young Men
# No Country For Young Men

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

May 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 28,326 Views 67 Comments

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

The world was watching Ireland yesterday - here's what they said
# All Eyes ON Us
# All Eyes ON Us

The world was watching Ireland yesterday - here's what they said

May 24th 2015, 6:30 AM 66,144 Views 118 Comments

Ireland voted Yes, the world reacted.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 23 May, 2015

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history
# In Pics
# In Pics

All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history

May 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 58,406 Views 289 Comments

Ireland said yes!

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