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#Same-Sex Couples

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

'If something happens to me, my wife would have no rights to her own daughter': Families criticise government for law delay

Under the current system labels of ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ exist on birth certificates.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 11 January, 2019

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 8 June, 2018

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members

The policy also prevents the children of same-sex couples from being baptised in the church.

# same-sex-couples - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video

The welcome was was removed from a video supporting the World Meeting of Families.

# same-sex-couples - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

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

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Column: Every love story deserves a 'happily ever after'

Ultimately, the love and commitment that same sex couples bring to marriage can only serve to strengthen the institution, writes Kirsten Fjoser.

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.

# same-sex-couples - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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New figures show every county in Ireland has hosted civil partnership ceremony

Data shows that 862 couples have entered civil partnerships in the 17 months since they were first permitted in Ireland.

# same-sex-couples - Friday 10 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…