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# marriage-ref - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall

May 12th 2015, 10:50 AM 14,833 Views 166 Comments

Councillor Terry Shannon says it is not right to be flying a Yes flag but not a No one.

Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night
# Reaction
# Reaction

Simon Coveney impressed a lot of people talking about the marriage referendum last night

May 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 22,713 Views 83 Comments

The programme also heard from Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon.

# marriage-ref - Monday 11 May, 2015

RTÉ did not know Aodhan Ó Ríordáin was wearing an equality pin
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

RTÉ did not know Aodhan Ó Ríordáin was wearing an equality pin

May 11th 2015, 7:45 PM 30,728 Views 81 Comments

The Minister was said to only have put on the badge shortly before going on air.

Sister Stan will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Sister Stan will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum

May 11th 2015, 6:33 PM 21,738 Views 161 Comments

Sister Stanislaus Kennedy set up homeless charity Focus Ireland.

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children
# Referendum
# Referendum

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

May 11th 2015, 9:31 AM 14,190 Views 390 Comments

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage
# No
# No

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage

May 10th 2015, 7:11 PM 36,132 Views 397 Comments

One bishop believes schoolbooks that view marriage as solely between a man and a woman could face legal challenges if the vote is passed.

Here's why #Pingate was trending in Ireland this morning
# Pingate
From The Daily Edge
# Pingate

Here's why #Pingate was trending in Ireland this morning

May 10th 2015, 9:38 AM 6,879 Views 2 Comments

Facepalm.

Here's how the Catholic Church in Britain has responded to same-sex marriage
# Keep It Civil
# Keep It Civil

Here's how the Catholic Church in Britain has responded to same-sex marriage

May 10th 2015, 9:15 AM 32,006 Views 93 Comments

The first same-sex marriages in England, Wales and Scotland took place last year. So how has the Church stance changed on civil marriages?

Ireland's Equality Minister was asked by RTÉ to remove a Yes Equality pin
# Pingate
# Pingate

Ireland's Equality Minister was asked by RTÉ to remove a Yes Equality pin

May 10th 2015, 7:28 AM 47,946 Views 209 Comments

Brendan O’Connor made the request of Aodhán Ó Ríordáin last night.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day

May 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,628 Views 127 Comments

Passions have been running high in the debate so far – and there’ll be plenty more opportunities for the two sides to get their points across.

We cannot vote. We need you to stand in our place.
# Opinion
# Opinion

We cannot vote. We need you to stand in our place.

May 9th 2015, 7:30 PM 6 Views 155 Comments

As an emigrant, I’m urging people to go to the polls on 22 May. Every single vote matters.

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

May 9th 2015, 1:55 PM 17,753 Views 127 Comments

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor

May 9th 2015, 7:15 AM 35,706 Views 388 Comments

Professor Bill Tormey has clarified why he’ll be voting no on 22 May.

# marriage-ref - Friday 8 May, 2015

This Donegal priest will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

This Donegal priest will be voting Yes in the same-sex marriage referendum

May 8th 2015, 11:10 PM 40,968 Views 314 Comments

Fr Brian O Fearraigh has said he views the referendum as a civil matter.

# marriage-ref - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"
# Professional Agitators
# Professional Agitators

Brendan Howlin thinks left-wing parties "thrive in chaos"

May 7th 2015, 11:59 PM 14,052 Views 153 Comments

…and if those rumours of an €800 windfall for public servants are true.

The family in the No poster say they would vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

The family in the No poster say they would vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

May 7th 2015, 10:00 PM 34,645 Views 229 Comments

The couple said they were never paid for the images.

Man who says the internet "shut down his business" after cake-topper row calls for No vote
# Daintree Paper
# Daintree Paper

Man who says the internet "shut down his business" after cake-topper row calls for No vote

May 7th 2015, 9:15 PM 49,669 Views 171 Comments

Paul Barnes owned Daintree Paper until shortly after a controversy over cake-toppers.

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments

May 7th 2015, 11:21 AM 22,072 Views 417 Comments

The conservative group’s 2012 video ‘The Case for Man/Woman Marriage’ racked up over 100,000 views and was met with a scathing parody version.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

The No vote campaign poster couple "are appalled" at their image being used
# No To No?
# No To No?

The No vote campaign poster couple "are appalled" at their image being used

May 6th 2015, 10:00 PM 56,131 Views 252 Comments

Australian comedian Adam Hills has said that the couple in the stock image are friends of his wife.

Roddy Doyle just used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage
# Game O’ Throne
From The Daily Edge
# Game O’ Throne

Roddy Doyle just used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage

May 6th 2015, 7:48 PM 4,426 Views 1 Comment

He’s done it again.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No
# God's Plan
# God's Plan

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No

May 6th 2015, 4:34 PM 17,417 Views 186 Comments

He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.

9 of the best reaction faces from the Prime Time marriage equality debate
# Prime Time
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Time

9 of the best reaction faces from the Prime Time marriage equality debate

May 6th 2015, 9:05 AM 12,182 Views 8 Comments

David McCullagh’s eyebrows threatened to fall off his forehead.

The couple featured in the No posters are 'appalled' at their image being used
# Mar Ref
From The Daily Edge
# Mar Ref

The couple featured in the No posters are 'appalled' at their image being used

May 6th 2015, 7:27 AM 9,519 Views 9 Comments

Comedian Adam Hills has said that the couple are in favour of marriage equality.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Leo: People have offered to pray for me and save my soul
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Leo: People have offered to pray for me and save my soul

May 5th 2015, 9:55 PM 31,912 Views 100 Comments

The health minister isn’t too bothered though.

What would a No vote signal to young gay Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What would a No vote signal to young gay Ireland?

May 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 63 Views 275 Comments

The result of the referendum will send a clear message to those young people in schoolyards and exam halls.

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried
# D-Day
# D-Day

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

May 5th 2015, 5:21 PM 27,613 Views 63 Comments

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

'You are a real fa***t': TV presenter Brendan Courtney receives homophobic hate mail
# Where Is The Love?
# Where Is The Love?

'You are a real fa***t': TV presenter Brendan Courtney receives homophobic hate mail

May 5th 2015, 5:21 PM 29,417 Views 181 Comments

Courtney said the postcard is a good example of the “bigotry that still exists in our culture”.

# marriage-ref - Monday 4 May, 2015

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'
# Misleading
# Misleading

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

May 4th 2015, 8:50 PM 21,442 Views 228 Comments

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing
# Loafers
# Loafers

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing

May 4th 2015, 3:19 PM 67,695 Views 71 Comments

Loafers will close after more than 30 years in business.

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes

May 4th 2015, 2:14 PM 23,623 Views 327 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 3 May, 2015

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage
# The Trip
# The Trip

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage

May 3rd 2015, 7:02 AM 78,064 Views 184 Comments

Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 2 May, 2015

This Late Late Show audience member's face won last night's same sex marriage debate
# Winner
From The Daily Edge
# Winner

This Late Late Show audience member's face won last night's same sex marriage debate

May 2nd 2015, 10:14 AM 13,464 Views 11 Comments

She perfectly captured everyone’s feelings watching the debate.

# marriage-ref - Friday 1 May, 2015

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'
# My Bad
# My Bad

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'

May 1st 2015, 5:47 PM 21,877 Views 129 Comments

“We are getting dog’s abuse.”

IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote
# Intervention
# Intervention

IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote

May 1st 2015, 4:55 PM 14,331 Views 105 Comments

Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.

Here's what's in the defaced poster dossier the No campaign are handing to gardaí
# Down With That Sort Of Thing
# Down With That Sort Of Thing

Here's what's in the defaced poster dossier the No campaign are handing to gardaí

May 1st 2015, 1:13 PM 36,214 Views 317 Comments

Spokesperson Tom Finnegan said these incidents have been hurting the No campaign financially.

Can you name one gender-specific parenting attribute? Me neither.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Can you name one gender-specific parenting attribute? Me neither.

May 1st 2015, 1:00 PM 77 Views 119 Comments

Peel away the fluffy platitudes behind the ‘complementarity’ of men and women in marriage and you’ll find a troublesome ideology.

This Dublin gaming shop's new equality shutter is perfectly apt
# Level Up
From The Daily Edge
# Level Up

This Dublin gaming shop's new equality shutter is perfectly apt

May 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 5,410 Views 8 Comments

This is so lovely.

The Gaelic Players Association set to call for Yes vote in the marriage referendum
# MarRef Support
From The42
# MarRef Support

The Gaelic Players Association set to call for Yes vote in the marriage referendum

May 1st 2015, 11:17 AM 9,213 Views 55 Comments

A formal announcement is expected next week.

Two lads were also snapped kissing in front of that No protester in Dublin
# Lob The Gob
From The Daily Edge
# Lob The Gob

Two lads were also snapped kissing in front of that No protester in Dublin

May 1st 2015, 10:39 AM 5,972 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s SNOGGING.

Littlefinger (AKA Aidan Gillen) has laid down the law on the marriage referendum
# Lord Baelish
From The Daily Edge
# Lord Baelish

Littlefinger (AKA Aidan Gillen) has laid down the law on the marriage referendum

May 1st 2015, 7:26 AM 4,060 Views 2 Comments

John Boy says “Vote Yes.”