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#the marriage ref

# the-marriage-ref - Saturday 30 May, 2015

# the-marriage-ref - Saturday 23 May, 2015

"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.”

# the-marriage-ref - Friday 22 May, 2015

# the-marriage-ref - Sunday 3 May, 2015

22 Twitter accounts you should be following in the run up to the same-sex vote

Probably the only list you’ll read today that begins with David Quinn and ends with The Rubberbandits.

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage

Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.

# the-marriage-ref - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.

# the-marriage-ref - Saturday 18 April, 2015

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

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

# the-marriage-ref - Monday 13 April, 2015

Mary McAleese says the same-sex referendum is about children - gay children

It’s the former Irish president’s first public comments about the issue since the start of the same-sex referendum campaign.

# the-marriage-ref - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Senator warns against encouraging gay people to believe "sameness" achievable

Encouraging LGBT people to believe full equivalence is possible will “only cause more harm than good to them” he said.

# the-marriage-ref - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Same-sex vote wording could be less cumbersome (that is to say, simpler)

“Should same-sex marriage be legal in Ireland?” … That’s what we’re being asked — but the question itself is quite a bit longer. Why? Read on.