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# marriage-ref - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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…

# marriage-ref - Monday 13 April, 2015

Mary McAleese says the same-sex referendum is about children - gay children

It’s the former Irish president’s first public comments about the issue since the start of the same-sex referendum campaign.

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.

# marriage-ref - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight Yes Equality

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight

Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.

Poll: How will you vote in the same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?

Or will you vote at all?

# marriage-ref - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 Irish celebrities who have pledged their support for marriage equality Marriage Equality

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A Dublin stationery shop is making confetti out of homophobic leaflets

Throw that hate up in the sky.

From The Daily Edge A Dublin stationery shop is making confetti out of homophobic leaflets Shred Of Decency

A Dublin stationery shop is making confetti out of homophobic leaflets

Throw that hate up in the sky.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish emigrants are asking Ryanair to reduce fares so they can vote in the #MarRef 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.”

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV Controversial This post contains videos

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

Maynooth Students' Union receive 'sick and disturbing' postcard from 'Vote No' campaign

The union is voting today on whether or not a Pride flag should be raised on campus in support of equality.

# marriage-ref - Saturday 28 March, 2015

# marriage-ref - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish YouTuber calls his granny to chat about the marriage referendum, gives us all the feels Ringyourgranny

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen The High Table Interview This post contains videos

7 things we learned from our VERY revealing interview with Ronan Mullen

The independent senator talked same-sex marriage, adoption and being approached by Fine Gael in an interview with TheJournal.ie.

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

From The Daily Edge 'I am gay, I am Catholic and I am a primary teacher in a Catholic school' Marriage Ref

'I am gay, I am Catholic and I am a primary teacher in a Catholic school'

Teacher David Mooney has written movingly about how the upcoming marriage referendum affects him.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Senator warns against encouraging gay people to believe "sameness" achievable

Encouraging LGBT people to believe full equivalence is possible will “only cause more harm than good to them” he said.

Broadcasters who take a position on the marriage referendum may be taken off air

“This is not just a political issue, it’s my life.”

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum Big Call This post contains videos

Ronan Mullen reckons most politicians will vote NO in the same-sex marriage referendum

The independent senator will be voting No and guesses that most of his colleagues will join him.

Broadcasters told to "focus on the issues" in marriage debate

The BAI believes debating can be done in a non-adversarial way.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Some priests aren't going to take a stance on the same-sex marriage referendum

The majority of ACP members will be voting ‘No’ though.

# marriage-ref - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 'Marriage equality bingo' is the genius game we've all been waiting for That's A Bingo

# marriage-ref - Sunday 22 March, 2015

A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants lay people to have similar rights to churches.

From The Daily Edge TD gives heart-warming response when asked if he'll marry his partner Marriage Ref

TD gives heart-warming response when asked if he'll marry his partner

Jerry Buttimer will be hoping for a Yes vote on 22 May.

Watch this TD's heart-warming response when we asked if he'll marry his partner Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

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-ref - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 reasons to be happy in Ireland today Smile Lads

16 reasons to be happy in Ireland today

It’s not so bad.

# marriage-ref - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish people are having 'the chat' with their families about the marriage referendum and it's lovely Marriage Equality

Irish people are having 'the chat' with their families about the marriage referendum and it's lovely

Inspired by the #RingYourGranny campaign.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day Pcgonemad

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day

She thinks that ‘political correctness has gone mad’.

From The Daily Edge Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter Pc Gone Mad

# marriage-ref - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Support for the government has SHOT UP since Christmas

Over a third of people are now happy with the way they’re doing things.

# marriage-ref - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Brian O'Driscoll tweeted his support of marriage equality and everyone is delighted In Bod We Trust

# marriage-ref - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'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.

# marriage-ref - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Another legal muddle: Now the Irish language wording for the same-sex vote is being changed

“There’s probably a lesson to be learned from this, to be honest with you,” the Taoiseach said, confirming the move.

Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents

Meanwhile, a rewording of the question in Irish being put to the public the same-sex marriage referendum has been announced.

From The Daily Edge Gay man from Travelling community shares wonderful #YesEquality letter from his sister Marriage Ref

# marriage-ref - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lovely Irish couple married for 50 years explain why they support marriage equality 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.

# marriage-ref - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Poll: Should the GAA allow refs to wear 'gay pride' wristbands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the GAA allow refs to wear 'gay pride' wristbands?

Or, for that matter, any other wristbands or symbols that could be construed as sending a political message?

# marriage-ref - Monday 2 March, 2015

'What mother wouldn't want this for her children?': New video campaign urges Yes vote Marriage Ref This post contains videos

'What mother wouldn't want this for her children?': New video campaign urges Yes vote

The Yes side has launched a new website urging people to contribute video messages.