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

23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday
# Irish Pride
# Irish Pride

23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday

May 30th 2015, 9:30 AM 31,543 Views 81 Comments

Well. That escalated quickly.

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

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 1:56 PM 22,918 Views 65 Comments

“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

Whatever the referendum result - there'll be one clear winner ... Bees
# Plan Bee
# Plan Bee

Whatever the referendum result - there'll be one clear winner ... Bees

May 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 16,720 Views 16 Comments

Yes. Bees.

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

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

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

May 3rd 2015, 9:15 AM 14,331 Views 48 Comments

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
# The Trip
# The Trip

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

May 3rd 2015, 7:02 AM 78,075 Views 184 Comments

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
# Intervention
# Intervention

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

May 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 17,629 Views 152 Comments

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
# 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 49,158 Views 261 Comments

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
# The Marriage Ref
# The Marriage Ref

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

Apr 13th 2015, 5:19 PM 27,897 Views 414 Comments

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
# Harmful
# Harmful

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

Mar 25th 2015, 10:21 PM 27,068 Views 180 Comments

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)
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

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

Jan 25th 2015, 9:15 AM 9,881 Views 42 Comments

“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.