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#Marriage

# marriage - Monday 4 May, 2015

South African man who 'copied and pasted' wife's eulogy charged with murdering her
# Jayde Panayiotou
# Jayde Panayiotou

South African man who 'copied and pasted' wife's eulogy charged with murdering her

May 4th 2015, 10:29 PM 41,407 Views 29 Comments

Christopher Panayiotou gave a “moving tribute” to his wife last week. Now he’s been charged with her murder.

What lies ahead in the closing weeks of the marriage referendum campaign?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What lies ahead in the closing weeks of the marriage referendum campaign?

May 4th 2015, 3:30 PM 46 Views 209 Comments

With the result still far from guaranteed, where are campaigners likely to focus their energies in the final days?

# marriage - Friday 1 May, 2015

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 82 Views 119 Comments

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

# marriage - Monday 27 April, 2015

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote

Apr 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,149 Views 134 Comments

The Health Minister, who came out publicly in January, helped launch Fine Gael’s referendum campaign today.

Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side

Apr 27th 2015, 1:16 PM 15,704 Views 158 Comments

Kenny said the issue is not a party political one.

‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us
# Opinion
# Opinion

‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us

Apr 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 755 Views 212 Comments

There will be children who pass ‘Vote No’ posters on their way to and from school and wonder why these strangers seem to hate their families.

'There isn't a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they're voting No'
# Marriageref
# Marriageref

'There isn't a celebrity in the country who would dare come out and say they're voting No'

Apr 27th 2015, 12:09 PM 35,482 Views 380 Comments

There was a heated debate on the upcoming referendum between Ronan Mullen and Simon Coveney this morning.

# marriage - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 21,417 Views 60 Comments

The key witness in the case is a 7-year-old girl who is the sister of the man’s other wife.

# marriage - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Behold! The wedding RSVP card to beat all others
# Rsvp Please
From The Daily Edge
# Rsvp Please

Behold! The wedding RSVP card to beat all others

Apr 19th 2015, 10:43 AM 11,572 Views 0 Comments

The actual Spanish inquisition.

# marriage - Saturday 18 April, 2015

My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote
# Opinion
# Opinion

My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote

Apr 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 118 Views 126 Comments

I have two children. For one of them a simple model of a happy life is currently unobtainable. Being gay, my son is denied a right his older sister takes for granted.

"All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland
# The Marriage Ref
# The Marriage Ref

"All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland

Apr 18th 2015, 5:59 PM 49,201 Views 261 Comments

McAleese – who is now a Ryanair executive – is campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote in next month’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# marriage - Friday 17 April, 2015

I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage'
# Opinion
# Opinion

I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage'

Apr 17th 2015, 7:00 PM 405 Views 291 Comments

I want to live my life openly and freely and not to let me sexuality define me. I am not straight, I am not gay – I am a man.

No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless'
# Family Matters
# Family Matters

No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless'

Apr 17th 2015, 3:27 PM 26,320 Views 310 Comments

The No campaign for the same-sex marriage referendum was officially launched today and their message was crystal clear – it IS about children.

# marriage - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote
# Referendum
# Referendum

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

Apr 14th 2015, 12:30 PM 11,221 Views 118 Comments

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

# marriage - Monday 13 April, 2015

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland
# The Big Day Through The Ages
# The Big Day Through The Ages

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

Apr 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 40,223 Views 174 Comments

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# marriage - Friday 10 April, 2015

Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't
# On The List
# On The List

Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't

Apr 10th 2015, 11:40 AM 21,971 Views 104 Comments

Make your voice heard.

# marriage - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Why are we waiting longer and longer to get married?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are we waiting longer and longer to get married?

Apr 8th 2015, 7:00 PM 869 Views 106 Comments

With all the pressure on the younger generation, is it any wonder that so many postpone the ‘big day’?

# marriage - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook
# Relationship Status
From The Daily Edge
# Relationship Status

This woman has actually filed for divorce through Facebook

Apr 7th 2015, 2:25 PM 2,617 Views 2 Comments

What a time to be alive.

# marriage - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

Mar 31st 2015, 2:47 PM 19,493 Views 25 Comments

The average age is now 33 for a bride and 35 for a groom.

# marriage - Sunday 22 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 22nd 2015, 5:24 PM 18,529 Views 292 Comments

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

# marriage - Friday 20 March, 2015

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually
# Comfy Cosy
From The Daily Edge
# Comfy Cosy

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually

Mar 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 4,964 Views 1 Comment

The actress jokingly said that wearing a tracksuit was the “number one cause of divorce”, and everyone panicked.

# marriage - Sunday 15 March, 2015

These students rang their grannies to talk about same-sex marriage
# Ring Your Granny
# Ring Your Granny

These students rang their grannies to talk about same-sex marriage

Mar 15th 2015, 4:59 PM 26,113 Views 292 Comments

They want young people to do the same.

# marriage - Saturday 14 March, 2015

'Every time another engagement or wedding is announced I feel more like an outsider'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Every time another engagement or wedding is announced I feel more like an outsider'

Mar 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 636 Views 247 Comments

Teacher Paul Knox says he doesn’t want to be sitting at other peoples’ weddings for the rest of his life. He one day wants to sit at his own.

# marriage - Monday 2 March, 2015

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage?

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 30,109 Views 74 Comments

It’s 2015 and this is still something people are divided about.

# marriage - Saturday 28 February, 2015

As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

As a practising Catholic, I didn't always support same sex marriage – but I do now

Feb 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 300 Views 196 Comments

Two things happened that changed my mind…

# marriage - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I mistakenly believed I had legal rights to my own children'

Feb 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 1,700 Views 93 Comments

New legislation being published today will give protections to non-traditonal Irish families.

This ad for an extra-marital affairs website is too sexy for the French
# Sacre Coeur
# Sacre Coeur

This ad for an extra-marital affairs website is too sexy for the French

Feb 19th 2015, 9:03 AM 21,210 Views 17 Comments

The website claims to be the first such site designed by women.

# marriage - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else
# I Thee Dread
From The Daily Edge
# I Thee Dread

Indian groom has fit at wedding, so bride marries someone else

Feb 18th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,467 Views 3 Comments

She says, “I do.” He says, “You’ll do.”

# marriage - Monday 16 February, 2015

Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger's girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can
# An Idiot Proposing
From The Daily Edge
# An Idiot Proposing

Karl Pilkington proposes to stranger's girlfriend for him, as only Karl Pilkington can

Feb 16th 2015, 9:21 PM 3,905 Views 2 Comments

“I’m not going to tell you what to do because I don’t know him. He could be a right lump.”

# marriage - Sunday 15 February, 2015

People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Feb 15th 2015, 12:55 PM 15,789 Views 156 Comments

Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.

# marriage - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
# Society
# Society

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,443 Views 54 Comments

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# marriage - Friday 13 February, 2015

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding
# All You Need Is Love
# All You Need Is Love

Gay teacher who pixellated her face wins dream wedding

Feb 13th 2015, 9:11 AM 17,351 Views 115 Comments

Good news for Pixel and Caoimhe.

# marriage - Monday 9 February, 2015

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

Attention lovebirds: RTÉ wants to pay for your wedding

Feb 9th 2015, 4:16 PM 28,432 Views 20 Comments

The Today show launched a competition to win a €20,000 wedding reception at a hotel in Meath.

# marriage - Monday 2 February, 2015

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote
# Referendum
# Referendum

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:45 PM 12,980 Views 237 Comments

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

# marriage - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'Yes' side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? - Poll
# No Room For Complacency
# No Room For Complacency

'Yes' side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? - Poll

Jan 25th 2015, 8:34 AM 15,736 Views 297 Comments

A Red C poll has found that 46% have ‘some reservations’ about it

# marriage - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children
# Marriage
# Marriage

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Jan 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 152 Views 229 Comments

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

# marriage - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website
# Google It
# Google It

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:00 PM 30,928 Views 173 Comments

A chart showing that ‘gay and ‘same-sex’ are frequently used words on the site has been widely shared on social media today.

# marriage - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one': Stephen Fry is married
# Wedding Bells
From The Daily Edge
# Wedding Bells

'We go into a room as two people, sign a book and leave as one': Stephen Fry is married

Jan 17th 2015, 7:09 PM 45,741 Views 75 Comments

Like his engagement announcement, Fry told the world of the marriage through a tweet.

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states
# Coast To Coast
# Coast To Coast

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

Jan 17th 2015, 7:49 AM 7,160 Views 64 Comments

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

# marriage - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage
# Referendum
# Referendum

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage

Jan 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 25,886 Views 378 Comments

The details were in the first opinion poll of 2015.