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#marriage ref

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'Sorry to hear about your cancer, but maybe it's the will of God'
# Hatemail
# Hatemail

'Sorry to hear about your cancer, but maybe it's the will of God'

May 19th 2015, 10:07 PM 60,665 Views 218 Comments

Journalist Una Mullally has received an outpouring of support after tweeting homophobic hatemail.

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum
# You Asked
# You Asked

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum

May 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,404 Views 99 Comments

You asked and we got the referendum commissioner, Kevin Cross, to answer.

"It's not just a single sex referendum": The inside story of the Galway castle mural
# EMBRACE
# EMBRACE

"It's not just a single sex referendum": The inside story of the Galway castle mural

May 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,980 Views 60 Comments

Artist Joe Caslin tells the story of how it all came about.

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage

May 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 25,076 Views 264 Comments

The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'
# Conscience
# Conscience

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

May 19th 2015, 5:14 PM 12,667 Views 80 Comments

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway
# Hello Ladies
# Hello Ladies

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway

May 19th 2015, 11:29 AM 45,903 Views 222 Comments

The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.

The Yes campaign's message went all around the world - here's how
# Marriage Ref
From The Daily Edge
# Marriage Ref

The Yes campaign's message went all around the world - here's how

May 19th 2015, 10:29 AM 6,406 Views 0 Comments

From New York to Perth, and a lot of places in between.

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'
# Support
# Support

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'

May 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 28,226 Views 140 Comments

The former President is calling for a Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum this Friday.

A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway
# Caher Castle
From The Daily Edge
# Caher Castle

A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway

May 19th 2015, 7:17 AM 2,778 Views 1 Comment

It’s the same artist behind the now-iconic mural on George’s Street in Dublin.

# marriage-ref - Monday 18 May, 2015

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration
# Marriage Ref Effect
# Marriage Ref Effect

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

May 18th 2015, 5:25 PM 22,896 Views 115 Comments

Did you register on time?

# marriage-ref - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Do you have any questions ahead of the referendums next week?
# So Many Questions
# So Many Questions

Do you have any questions ahead of the referendums next week?

May 17th 2015, 8:20 PM 17,972 Views 250 Comments

Now is your chance to get them answered.

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,001 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,457 Views 238 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote?

May 17th 2015, 9:43 AM 13,437 Views 45 Comments

PS: We’re aware of the irony of polling about polling.

Michael Healy-Rae is voting No but check out what he said two years ago...
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Michael Healy-Rae is voting No but check out what he said two years ago...

May 17th 2015, 8:15 AM 36,192 Views 104 Comments

The independent TD gave a revealing interview to RSVP magazine two years ago.

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

May 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,703 Views 97 Comments

The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend
# Newlyweds
# Newlyweds

Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend

May 16th 2015, 3:47 PM 39,153 Views 197 Comments

It is the first same-sex marriage by an EU leader.

Here's where gay people can get married across the world
# Mapping It Out
# Mapping It Out

Here's where gay people can get married across the world

May 16th 2015, 10:15 AM 57,907 Views 235 Comments

Ireland could join just 19 countries.

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?
# It Could Be Close
# It Could Be Close

How did the polls change in the run up to other recent referendums?

May 16th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,675 Views 94 Comments

History has shown us they’re not exactly a perfect science.

With less than a week to go, the Yes side is sustaining a commanding poll lead
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

With less than a week to go, the Yes side is sustaining a commanding poll lead

May 16th 2015, 7:34 AM 18,889 Views 243 Comments

It will take a big turnaround for the proposal to be defeated.

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate
# Ursula Halligan
# Ursula Halligan

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate

May 16th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,921 Views 36 Comments

Ursula Halligan is calling for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, and has praised the broadcaster for re-arranging its coverage to accommodate her.

# marriage-ref - Friday 15 May, 2015

"I think everyone should be equal" - Daniel O'Donnell is voting Yes
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

"I think everyone should be equal" - Daniel O'Donnell is voting Yes

May 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,587 Views 220 Comments

“I can’t see what a Yes vote is going to do against anybody.”

Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum
# Just For Laughs
# Just For Laughs

Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum

May 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 60,080 Views 76 Comments

Fun for your Friday.

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed
# Bravery
# Bravery

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

May 15th 2015, 2:37 PM 69,644 Views 269 Comments

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips

May 15th 2015, 2:01 PM 14,137 Views 43 Comments

Clever.

# marriage-ref - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Poll: How are you going to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How are you going to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?

May 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 40,550 Views 386 Comments

There’s just a week to go.

These teachers worry that a Yes vote could mean teaching 4-year-olds about the word 'gay'
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

These teachers worry that a Yes vote could mean teaching 4-year-olds about the word 'gay'

May 14th 2015, 6:35 PM 53,246 Views 539 Comments

A new group, Teachers for No, launched outside Leinster House today.

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video...
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

Enda is the latest to star in a marriage referendum video...

May 14th 2015, 5:49 PM 12,345 Views 106 Comments

But who’s winning the viral video contest?

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Two more TDs have refused to remove their Yes Equality pins in Leinster House

May 14th 2015, 4:12 PM 13,409 Views 124 Comments

And Joan Burton is supporting them.

'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen'
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen'

May 14th 2015, 11:39 AM 12,754 Views 252 Comments

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

Oliver Callan gagged by RTÉ after publicly calling for Yes vote in marriage referendum
# Callan's Kick
# Callan's Kick

Oliver Callan gagged by RTÉ after publicly calling for Yes vote in marriage referendum

May 14th 2015, 10:17 AM 22,807 Views 146 Comments

The comedian has assured the station that he won’t be making any further public comments.

Stephen Fry just shared this touching video of Irish diaspora appealing for a Yes vote
# Send Love Home
From The Daily Edge
# Send Love Home

Stephen Fry just shared this touching video of Irish diaspora appealing for a Yes vote

May 14th 2015, 10:01 AM 4,404 Views 4 Comments

“I wish Irish people the same joy I’ve found.”

Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not
# Poster Wars
# Poster Wars

Are these posters illegal? Labour says they're not

May 14th 2015, 6:05 AM 21,001 Views 206 Comments

Mattie McGrath says they are.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'No' campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service
# No Accord
# No Accord

'No' campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service

May 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 33,220 Views 251 Comments

The organisation, which received €1.9 million from Tusla last year, is to lose €378,000 of that funding in 2015.

TD refusing to remove his Yes Equality pin in Leinster House
# Breaking The Rules
# Breaking The Rules

TD refusing to remove his Yes Equality pin in Leinster House

May 13th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,061 Views 84 Comments

Jerry Buttimer insists his pin is “not a political badge”.

GAA star Ger Brennan says Government has hijacked emotions and he's voting No in marriage ref
# Concerned
# Concerned

GAA star Ger Brennan says Government has hijacked emotions and he's voting No in marriage ref

May 13th 2015, 12:13 PM 32,284 Views 358 Comments

Asked if he thinks he’ll be “vilified”, he said: “If I am, I am. I have a thick skin.”

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'
# Raspberry Jam For All
# Raspberry Jam For All

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'

May 13th 2015, 10:12 AM 15,379 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event

May 13th 2015, 6:47 AM 27,935 Views 216 Comments

The protesters were removed by gardaí after they lay down in front of the car.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Mary Lou was told to remove the Yes Equality badge she wore in the Dáil earlier
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Mary Lou was told to remove the Yes Equality badge she wore in the Dáil earlier

May 12th 2015, 7:01 PM 25,282 Views 132 Comments

The badge promoted a Yes vote in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum.

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

May 12th 2015, 11:59 AM 30,417 Views 325 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…