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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

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

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

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

Sister Stanislaus Kennedy set up homeless charity Focus Ireland.

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

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

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

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

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

Facepalm.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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"

…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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The health minister isn’t too bothered though.

What would a No vote signal to young gay Ireland?

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

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

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

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'

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

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing

Loafers will close after more than 30 years in business.

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

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

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

# marriage-ref - Saturday 2 May, 2015

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

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

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'

“We are getting dog’s abuse.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is so lovely.

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

A formal announcement is expected next week.

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

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

Everyone’s SNOGGING.

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

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

John Boy says “Vote Yes.”