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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Same-Sex Marriage

All time
# We Do
Gay weddings are the best, here's why
I now pronounce you…
# America
Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality
The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.
# love is love
19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling
Nice work, advertising departments.
# love is love
This gay couple in their 80s finally got married and the internet can't cope
<3 <3 <3
# love wins
14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.
# love wins
14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.
# Vote Love
Same-sex couples in America now have the right to marry in all 50 states
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of marriage equality.
# going to the chapel
Everyone is sharing this special engagement notice from today’s Irish Times
Let the gay weddings begin…
# sorry mate
This Australian pundit has apologised for saying the Irish can't grow potatoes
The political advisor is very sorry indeed.
# drop in the ocean
A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific
Guam has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.
# following suit
Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage
The vote went 38 in favour, 13 against with two abstentions.
# bizarre rant
"These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate
The shamrock has also been decried as a “mutant lawn weed”.
# beacon of light
Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)
We have an awful lot of work to do…
# Last Week Tonight
'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment
And he doesn’t hold back on the Catholic Church.
# in limbo
Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church
The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.
# Tribute
'No love is wrong!' - Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video
The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.
# the Constitution
What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?
A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.
# mozza
Morrissey congratulated Ireland on marriage equality... and then gave out to us
"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."
The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.
# Patrick McKee
"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate
The campaign claimed to be “non-party”, but was run by Renua activists and endorsed Renua candidate Patrick McKee.
# Reality check
90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.
# Ireland says I do
Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched
Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?
# marref
'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.
# Thank You
Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?
The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.
This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love
This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.
# How the ref was won
8 reasons why Ireland voted YES to same-sex marriage
It was a long, gruelling campaign that’s resulted in a historic decision by the Irish people.
# In pics
All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history
Ireland said yes!
# How the ref was won
13 heroes of the Yes campaign
The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.
# It's a Yes
Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage
Ireland has become the first country in the world to pass a referendum on the issue.
# constituency count
How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?
Here’s how they voted where you’re from.
It's official - Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage
It’s 62% FOR and 38% AGAINST – as Ireland gives a big YES to same-sex marriage.
# Cool Runnings
The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda
“A line went through my head from the old song… ‘Gone are the dark clouds that had me down, it’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day’.”
# irelandsaysyes
The world's celebrities are congratulating Ireland's big YES to same-sex marriage
Ireland said yes!
# i do
Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one)
There were emotional scenes at Dublin Castle today.
What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland
Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.
# rebel county
Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum
The result will come as no surprise to TDs who told us as much before yesterday.
Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede
The nation holds its breath.
# ssmref
Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before
Here are some of the best scenes.