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Ireland has no plans to follow the UK and introduce civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples
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Ireland has no plans to follow the UK and introduce civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

Jan 13th 2020, 6:30 AM 29,766 Views 38 Comments

The government said that there are no plans to change the law in Ireland.

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
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Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,122 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

Want to get married on a Sunday in January? You're literally* the only person who does
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Want to get married on a Sunday in January? You're literally* the only person who does

Sep 30th 2014, 12:04 PM 14,612 Views 9 Comments

*Slight exaggeration – there are a few of you.

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers
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Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers

Nov 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 17,369 Views 9 Comments

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

Civil partnerships, stocks, and twisters: The week in numbers
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Civil partnerships, stocks, and twisters: The week in numbers

Oct 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,853 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How many days before Christmas was an advent calender spotted in Dunnes?

More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011
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More than 500 civil partnership ceremonies took place in 2011

Sep 30th 2013, 1:30 PM 5,093 Views 41 Comments

There were 335 male unions and 201 female unions in the first year civil partnerships became legal.

Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase
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Birth rate declines by 9 per cent as marriages increase

Aug 30th 2013, 3:44 PM 9,177 Views 54 Comments

The figures from the Central Statistics Office also showed that 36.5 per cent of total births in January to March were to parents outside marriage.

There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year
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There were 429 civil partnerships in the state last year

Jul 12th 2013, 10:27 AM 9,465 Views 114 Comments

Of these, 263 couples were male and 166 were female as GLEN describes the couples as “pioneers”.

Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection
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Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection

Jul 11th 2013, 3:57 PM 3,934 Views 16 Comments

The child protection report also recommends guardianship should apply to civil partnerships.

Cameron faces dissent in the ranks over gay marriage bill
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Cameron faces dissent in the ranks over gay marriage bill

May 20th 2013, 11:40 AM 4,576 Views 23 Comments

Large sections of the British Prime Minister’s Conservative party are fiercely opposed to the idea.

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples
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Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples

Dec 20th 2012, 6:17 PM 5,113 Views 39 Comments

The guidelines point out rights and obligations attached to civil partnerships and protection for cohabiting couples.

Oireachtas agenda: Seven Bills to be wrapped up before Christmas break
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Oireachtas agenda: Seven Bills to be wrapped up before Christmas break

Dec 20th 2012, 9:48 AM 2,769 Views 9 Comments

Michael D Higgins will be busy over Christmas: no fewer than seven Bills will be wrapped up today and sent for signature.

Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012
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Birth rate down by 2.3 per cent in second quarter of 2012

Dec 19th 2012, 11:43 AM 4,214 Views 24 Comments

New CSO figures show there were 17,958 births in the second quarter, with the average mother aged 31.9.

Oireachtas agenda: Budget aftermath, expert group and same-sex partnerships
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Oireachtas agenda: Budget aftermath, expert group and same-sex partnerships

Dec 6th 2012, 9:35 AM 2,733 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil debates the Budget and the Expert Group report, while the Seanad allows secular bodies to perform civil ceremonies.

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:08 PM 7,321 Views 59 Comments

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

Column: I’m not in a “same-sex marriage”. I’m in a marriage.
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Column: I’m not in a “same-sex marriage”. I’m in a marriage.

Jul 15th 2012, 2:00 PM 55 Views 115 Comments

Small changes in language could make a world of difference at the Constitutional Convention, writes Senator Katherine Zappone – so let’s get it right.

Column: Shouldn’t we be over gay people in the workplace?
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Column: Shouldn’t we be over gay people in the workplace?

Jul 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 110 Views 76 Comments

Many workers still feel they have to hide their sexual orientation, writes Davin Roche. Changing this would be good for business.

Church of England objects to government's gay marriage plan
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Church of England objects to government's gay marriage plan

Jun 12th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,638 Views 41 Comments

The Church says that it could be forced to stop conducting weddings on behalf of the state if gay marriage is legalised.

Department promises 'mopping up' measures to give tax equality to same-sex couples
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Department promises 'mopping up' measures to give tax equality to same-sex couples

May 18th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,511 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Finance commits to making the final changes necessary to give equal treatment to same-sex partners.

Poll: Should Ireland introduce same-sex marriage?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce same-sex marriage?

May 10th 2012, 10:59 AM 4,705 Views 170 Comments

Ireland already has civil partnerships for couples who want to make a commitment – but should the country follow Barack Obama’s lead on gay marriage?

Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership
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Transgender woman becomes first to enter Irish same-sex partnership

Mar 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 5,896 Views 27 Comments

Transgender people can currently only enter same-sex civil partnerships if their new gender was registered in another country.

New Hampshire quashes attempt to ban gay marriage
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New Hampshire quashes attempt to ban gay marriage

Mar 22nd 2012, 9:02 AM 2,871 Views 35 Comments

A large Republican majority in the state House of Representatives is not enough to overturn laws allowing full gay marriage.

Catholic Church moves against gay marriage proposals
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Catholic Church moves against gay marriage proposals

Mar 10th 2012, 9:31 AM 4,971 Views 126 Comments

The Pope has denounced the “powerful” US gay marriage lobby, while Catholics in Britain have been urged to defend heterosexual unions.

Same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland
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Same-sex partnerships from abroad to be recognised in Ireland

Dec 20th 2011, 7:15 AM 2,876 Views 17 Comments

Gay couples who were married in New York, Illinois, South Africa and other parts of the world will be recognised as being in a civil partnership under Irish law.

'Campaign for Conscience' lodges Supreme Court challenge to same-sex partnerships
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'Campaign for Conscience' lodges Supreme Court challenge to same-sex partnerships

Dec 5th 2011, 7:56 PM 8,008 Views 74 Comments

The Mayo-based group believes major parts of the Civil Partnership Act are in conflict with the Constitution and therefore illegal.

Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win
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Christian hotel owners launch appeal to gay couple's court win

Nov 9th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,117 Views 53 Comments

A devout Christian couple, who were forced to pay compensation to a gay couple who tried to stay in their B&B, launch an appeal.

Column: Why should our love be valued less than anyone else’s?
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Column: Why should our love be valued less than anyone else’s?

Aug 29th 2011, 7:41 AM 28 Views 99 Comments

Most people think same-sex couples should have full marriage equality – so what’s taking so long, asks Kirsten Fjoser.

Poll: Should Ireland lift the ban on same-sex marriage?
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Poll: Should Ireland lift the ban on same-sex marriage?

Aug 14th 2011, 12:33 PM 10,331 Views 253 Comments

Demonstrators in Dublin are today seeking to lift the ban on same-sex marriage. What do you think about the issue?

Bill awarding equal tax rights to couples in civil partnerships published
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Bill awarding equal tax rights to couples in civil partnerships published

Jun 9th 2011, 9:20 PM 293 Views 3 Comments

The Bill will allow couples in civil partnerships to avail of income tax, stamp duty, capital acquisitions tax, capital gains tax and VAT benefits – just as married couples can.

US bishop authorises official church blessings for same-sex couples
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US bishop authorises official church blessings for same-sex couples

Jun 9th 2011, 4:31 PM 406 Views 6 Comments

California bishop Chester Talton said committed gay relationships are a “sacred union” and they will be officially recognised by the church from Sunday.

Judge who struck down Californian gay marriage ban confirms: ‘I’m gay’
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Judge who struck down Californian gay marriage ban confirms: ‘I’m gay’

Apr 7th 2011, 9:30 PM 3,357 Views 0 Comments

Judge Vaughn Walker, who retired a few months after his landmark decision, confirms that he himself is homosexual.

Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership
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Dublin couple one of first to enter same sex civil partnership

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 1,196 Views 0 Comments

A couple from Dublin will be one of the first to be formally joined on Irish soil in a ceremony later today.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 27th 2011, 8:05 PM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

Marriage and civil partnership 'not equal', LGBT survey finds
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Marriage and civil partnership 'not equal', LGBT survey finds

Mar 27th 2011, 4:24 PM 3,145 Views 0 Comments

A new survey shows that 8 out of 9 people in same-sex relationships believe a civil partnership to be a lesser institution.

Gay couple wins appeal over hotel's policy "discrimination"
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Gay couple wins appeal over hotel's policy "discrimination"

Jan 18th 2011, 2:31 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

A Christian couple is told their policy that unmarried couples – including homosexuals – cannot share rooms is unlawful.

Overseas Civil Partnerships to be acknowledged from today
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Overseas Civil Partnerships to be acknowledged from today

Jan 13th 2011, 8:17 PM 134 Views 0 Comments

Ahern signs order to enable civil partnerships
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Ahern signs order to enable civil partnerships

Dec 23rd 2010, 3:28 PM 675 Views 0 Comments

The Commencement Order is signed to bring the Civil Partnership Act into law as of January 1 next year.

'March for marriage' to kick off in Dublin
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'March for marriage' to kick off in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2010, 11:05 AM 343 Views 0 Comments

Protesters who feel the Civil Partnership Bill doesn’t go far enough will take to the streets at 2pm.

Californian court overturns ban on gay marriages
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Californian court overturns ban on gay marriages

Aug 5th 2010, 8:40 AM 265 Views 0 Comments

Proposition 8 overturned because gay people ‘don’t have the option of entering straight marriages’.

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