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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Marriage

All time
This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey
“Everything is based on love”.
Japanese women lose fight to keep last name after marriage
A 19th-century law forcing married couples to share the same surname has been upheld by Japan’s Supreme Court.
This guy's insanely dangerous marriage proposal is going viral... for all the wrong reasons
Tip: don’t propose to someone on a motorway.
A loophole allowing Irish minors to marry will soon be closed
387 minors married at the age of 16 or 17 between 2004 and 2014.
Take a break and watch this magical Disney proposal
Cue tears.
This guy wrote a list of things his wife has cried at, and EVERYONE is sharing it
“She found out swans can be gay and thought it was really nice.”
Same-sex couples can get married in Ireland from today
Any couples who got married abroad will also automatically have their marriages recognised here.
This photographer has caused a social media storm for telling wedding guests to leave their phones at home
Photographer Thomas Stewart appeared to hit a nerve with his recent Facebook post. Do you agree?
Pakistani woman set on fire after refusing marriage proposal
The woman died of her injuries this morning.
Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum?
Rory O’Neill doesn’t think so.
Births, deaths, crimes, marriages and sales - A snapshot of a year in Ireland
It was quite a year.
People don't know what to think about this bride giving her dad a ‘certificate of purity’
That’s exactly what you think it is.
This bride is going viral for giving her dad a 'certificate of purity' before her wedding
That’s exactly what you think it is.
David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other
“It wouldn’t take a feather out of me if two cousin married each other. What’s the problem with that. Really?”
Bob Geldof says proposing to his girlfriend after the death of his daughter Peaches 'let some light in'
“I thought I can’t ask her to marry me now, it’s wildly inappropriate, I’ll wait. But then I thought no, you need to.”
Ex-husband of Kardashian sister hospitalised after being found unconscious in brothel
Lamar Odom, a former NBA star, was found in the legal brothel in Nevada yesterday and is reportedly fighting for his life.
An odd Facebook glitch between two strangers ended in marriage
Cute <3
This guy's elaborate video game proposal has charmed the internet
He designed the whole game himself. Aw :’)
This woman accidentally texted a stranger, then ended up marrying him
Goes to show, you just never know.
A father halted a wedding so the bride's stepdad could help him walk her down the aisle
The sweet moment is going massively viral on Facebook.
'He popped the question and I couldn't be happier, but where do I even begin?'
We vowed to take it easy and not rush but the minute I could I was scouring websites for ideas. My Facebook feed is already filled with wedding supplier ads and we find our weekends are spent venue hunting, writes newly engaged Pamela Tully.
How Britney and The Hangover dragged down Vegas' wedding business
Weddings are down massively in the last ten years and ill-fated celeb weddings and Vegas’ image as a party city aren’t helping.
Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.
'Consider how expensive a divorce lawyer is': The blackmail of Ashley Madison users has begun
Emails have been sent to users threatening to reveal their details to their families unless they sent some bitcoins.
Happy ending for woman who wore wrong wedding ring for years
“There could have been a book on it eventually, but we’ve solved the mystery now.”
Woman may have been wearing the wrong wedding ring for over a decade
Marianne Crowley discovered last night that her original ring must have been swapped with another.
New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one
Having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. When it comes to staying connected, small loving gestures mean everything.
Please get your sickening displays of affection off my Facebook feed
A plea to over-sharing couples.
This 40-stone man is biking across America to lose weight and win back his wife
Eric Hites says he “has to show her and the world” what he can do.
'My sister got her period at 11, taught how to please men and forced to have sex'
Memory didn’t want that happen to her.
8 perfectly valid arguments for keeping your own name after you get married
Just something to think about.
More Irish couples are getting divorced than ever
There has been a 10% increase in divorce over the last two years.
An Irish man is looking for a wedding plus-one on DoneDeal with all her 'own teeth'
There might be “holding hand crack”.
The two strangers that got married live on radio have already split up
After three days, they both agreed that the spark just wasn’t there.
Poll: Would you marry a stranger?
Yesterday two strangers got married on Irish radio.
A woman just married a man she’d never seen before, live on Irish radio
A woman just married a man she'd never seen before, live on Irish radio
Pictures: Thousands pack streets to call for gay marriage in 'last bastion of discrimination'
Northern Ireland is now the only jurisdiction in the UK and Ireland not to allow same-sex marriage.
Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia
The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.