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#Marriage

# marriage - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry
# Marriage
# Marriage

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry

Jun 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 78,374 Views 0 Comments

They strongly deny any suggestion of being involved in a marriage of convenience.

# marriage - Friday 5 June, 2020

No wedding bells for the time being as guidance on marriage ceremonies earmarked for later phases
# Marriage
# Marriage

No wedding bells for the time being as guidance on marriage ceremonies earmarked for later phases

Jun 5th 2020, 4:06 PM 26,794 Views 13 Comments

Advice on weddings will be considered by health officials later.

# marriage - Sunday 5 April, 2020

How a wedding cancelled due to Covid-19 turned into a socially distant celebration

How a wedding cancelled due to Covid-19 turned into a socially distant celebration

Apr 5th 2020, 9:00 PM 60,870 Views 9 Comments

Adam and Rebecca had to postpone their wedding, but took to the back garden to mark the day.

# marriage - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland
# Equality
# Equality

'We've made history': First same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 4:33 PM 76,200 Views 53 Comments

“We didn’t set out to make history – we just fell in love,” Sharni Edwards said.

# marriage - Monday 13 January, 2020

Ireland has no plans to follow the UK and introduce civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples
# Civil Partnership Bells
# Civil Partnership Bells

Ireland has no plans to follow the UK and introduce civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

Jan 13th 2020, 6:30 AM 29,866 Views 38 Comments

The government said that there are no plans to change the law in Ireland.

# marriage - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 20,420 Views 26 Comments

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

# marriage - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations
# Separation Period
# Separation Period

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 8,217 Views 11 Comments

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

# marriage - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:17 PM 50,939 Views 61 Comments

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# marriage - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order
# Princess Haya
# Princess Haya

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

Jul 31st 2019, 11:03 AM 31,745 Views 14 Comments

The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.

# marriage - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum
# Big Day Of Voting
# Big Day Of Voting

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

May 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 18,040 Views 13 Comments

Get up to speed.

# marriage - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)
# Love And Marriage
# Love And Marriage

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)

Apr 10th 2019, 2:01 PM 16,295 Views 18 Comments

Same sex marriages still happen at a later age, but this is changing.

# marriage - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Mar 26th 2019, 9:29 AM 46,347 Views 32 Comments

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

# marriage - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

If you're obsessed with weddings, you might be interested in the OneFabDay podcast
# One Fab Day
From The Daily Edge
# One Fab Day

If you're obsessed with weddings, you might be interested in the OneFabDay podcast

Mar 5th 2019, 6:22 PM 2,402 Views 0 Comments

All the advice you never knew you needed.

# marriage - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Margot Robbie is right - we all need to stop asking married women when they're going to get pregnant
# Margot Robbie
From The Daily Edge
# Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie is right - we all need to stop asking married women when they're going to get pregnant

Jan 16th 2019, 5:20 PM 12,224 Views 4 Comments

“I’m so angry there’s this social contract.”

# marriage - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says
# Marriage
# Marriage

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

Dec 19th 2018, 7:36 AM 15,966 Views 24 Comments

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

# marriage - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage?
# Weddings
From The Daily Edge
# Weddings

Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage?

Oct 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 8,760 Views 3 Comments

Is double-barreled the way forward?

# marriage - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 7,424 Views 2 Comments

Dear! Fifi! Dear! Fifi!

# marriage - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry

Sep 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 19,016 Views 0 Comments

Her name is Foofers and she dances on the sand.

# marriage - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
# It's Over
# It's Over

There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 14,972 Views 52 Comments

There has been a 4% decrease on 2016 figures, down from 4,179 in 2016 to 3,995 last year.

# marriage - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,759 Views 114 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# marriage - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds
# Healthy Heart
# Healthy Heart

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

Jun 19th 2018, 1:32 PM 13,356 Views 26 Comments

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

# marriage - Monday 16 April, 2018

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Apr 16th 2018, 9:38 AM 36,221 Views 104 Comments

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

# marriage - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them
# Read Me
# Read Me

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them

Apr 8th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,198 Views 60 Comments

The first big benefit of being married is that you get to choose how you are taxed, writes John Lowe.

# marriage - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony
# Rise In Humanism
# Rise In Humanism

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony

Mar 29th 2018, 5:31 PM 20,600 Views 96 Comments

The average age of grooms in Ireland is 36, while the average age of brides is 34.

# marriage - Friday 23 February, 2018

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,143 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# marriage - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

11 kinda cringe but kinda sweet marriage proposals
# Kinder Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Kinder Surprise

11 kinda cringe but kinda sweet marriage proposals

Feb 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 6,351 Views 0 Comments

So extra.

# marriage - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Should you ask someone's parents for permission to marry their son or daughter?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should you ask someone's parents for permission to marry their son or daughter?

Feb 13th 2018, 12:45 PM 35,690 Views 100 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# marriage - Friday 29 December, 2017

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork
# I Do
# I Do

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork

Dec 29th 2017, 4:06 PM 45,849 Views 95 Comments

He and his partner Conchubhar Ó Laoghaire got married in Christchurch in Cork city.

# marriage - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons
# Wedding Bells
# Wedding Bells

'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons

Dec 19th 2017, 8:02 AM 27,474 Views 61 Comments

The two are due to be married this Friday, if they can arrange a celebrant.

# marriage - Monday 18 December, 2017

Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax
# Poll
# Poll

Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax

Dec 18th 2017, 11:37 PM 14,626 Views 83 Comments

Two men told RTÉ’s Joe Duffy last week that they’re marrying to avoid inheritance tax.

# marriage - Friday 15 December, 2017

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons
# Talk To Joe
# Talk To Joe

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons

Dec 15th 2017, 10:41 PM 52,192 Views 130 Comments

Both said they are not gay but that the marriage is about saving money on inheritance.

# marriage - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study
# Heartwarming
# Heartwarming

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

Dec 3rd 2017, 6:00 AM 8,605 Views 10 Comments

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# marriage - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown
# Operation Vantage
# Operation Vantage

Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown

Nov 30th 2017, 9:22 AM 24,464 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.

# marriage - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 14,843 Views 15 Comments

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

# marriage - Friday 15 September, 2017

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018
# Marriage
# Marriage

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Sep 15th 2017, 6:25 AM 38,348 Views 59 Comments

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

# marriage - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels
# Divorce
# Divorce

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Sep 14th 2017, 10:13 AM 15,655 Views 44 Comments

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

# marriage - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times
# Triple Talaq
# Triple Talaq

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:39 AM 22,418 Views 53 Comments

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# marriage - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

Aug 5th 2017, 3:05 PM 12,989 Views 123 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# marriage - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife
# Marital Rape Trial
# Marital Rape Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife

Jul 13th 2017, 5:36 PM 20,332 Views 0 Comments

The man said the sex was consensual.

# marriage - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?
# BRIDE AND DOOM
# BRIDE AND DOOM

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Jul 12th 2017, 9:11 PM 28,886 Views 58 Comments

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

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