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# ssm - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

An Australian gay couple in their 80s wants the right to get married before they die

“I’m sure our relationship is just as devoted as his is and why [should] we be looked at in any different way?”

# ssm - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision 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.

# ssm - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage

Ireland has become the first country in the world to pass a referendum on the issue.

"Everything changes with this": Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle

“I think it’s a great thing – particularly for children growing up gay and for the children of gay couples. They already exist.”

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

The nation holds its breath.

# ssm - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Roscommon farmers sitting in a bath urging people to use their vote is oddly touching Jimmy And Jono
From The Daily Edge Miriam Lord trended on Twitter after her 'divine' and touching Ursula Halligan article SSM

Miriam Lord trended on Twitter after her 'divine' and touching Ursula Halligan article

“All things being equal, it’s not a lot to ask”.

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate

Ursula Halligan is calling for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, and has praised the broadcaster for re-arranging its coverage to accommodate her.

# ssm - Monday 11 May, 2015

'Same-sex marriage referendum WON'T change adoption in Ireland'

No matter which way you vote, Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon has said.

# ssm - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day

Passions have been running high in the debate so far – and there’ll be plenty more opportunities for the two sides to get their points across.

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor

Professor Bill Tormey has clarified why he’ll be voting no on 22 May.

# ssm - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments

The conservative group’s 2012 video ‘The Case for Man/Woman Marriage’ racked up over 100,000 views and was met with a scathing parody version.

# ssm - Friday 24 April, 2015

Dustin and Bosco have made a marriage equality video

In true Dustin fashion, he manages to have a go at RTÉ staff.

# ssm - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight Yes Equality

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight

Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.

# ssm - Saturday 4 April, 2015

# ssm - Thursday 26 March, 2015

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

# ssm - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish students rang their Grannies for an honest chat about the marriage referendum Ring Your Granny
From The Daily Edge Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter Pc Gone Mad

# ssm - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ireland's biggest banks are getting a new regulator today and here's how it's going to work

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes explains the detail of the new pan-eurozone Single Supervisory Mechanism.

# ssm - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The ECB is back in town. Here's why.

Frankfurt set for bigger role in regulating and punishing Irish banks.

# ssm - Friday 17 January, 2014

Noonan says bank debt deal cannot be 'actively' pursued until 2015

The Minister for Finance met with the head of the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund, Klaus Regling, who reiterated his own view that any retrospective deal is not likely at the moment.

# ssm - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement

Eurogroup ministers met earlier this week on the topic, but only agreed on general principles.

# ssm - Thursday 20 December, 2012

IMF calls for full EU banking union to counter crisis

Dealing with problems on a country by country basis not working, says IMF.

# ssm - Friday 19 October, 2012

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels

“It will not be a retroactive direct capitalisation. If recapitalisation is possible, it will come for the future.”

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks

The German chancellor tells a news conference there “will not be any retroactive direct recapitalisation”. That’s us told.