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Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?

May 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 20,600 Views 76 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin
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Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:03 PM 22,785 Views 32 Comments

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block
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Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

May 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,679 Views 32 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum
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‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Oct 20th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,871 Views 46 Comments

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
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Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,752 Views 114 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
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Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Mar 28th 2018, 7:28 AM 25,300 Views 42 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

Kylie Minogue is really leading the celebrations after Australia passed its marriage equality law
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# When Harry Met Sally

Kylie Minogue is really leading the celebrations after Australia passed its marriage equality law

Dec 7th 2017, 10:05 AM 5,343 Views 0 Comments

The party is just getting started.

'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote
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'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote

Dec 7th 2017, 8:02 AM 12,964 Views 108 Comments

Only a handful of politicians voted against the law change.

'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage
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'This means everything': Massive celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

Nov 15th 2017, 8:39 AM 8,806 Views 77 Comments

61% of Australians have voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport
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An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

Oct 10th 2017, 10:55 PM 52,916 Views 45 Comments

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack had the best comeback to the Aussie rugby player who spoke out against gay marriage
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# Clapback

Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack had the best comeback to the Aussie rugby player who spoke out against gay marriage

Sep 14th 2017, 2:46 PM 11,810 Views 12 Comments

That’s a clapback if I ever saw one.

An Irish-style #RingYourGranny campaign has been started in Australia ahead of their marriage equality vote
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# Ring Your Rellos

An Irish-style #RingYourGranny campaign has been started in Australia ahead of their marriage equality vote

Sep 12th 2017, 10:04 AM 3,658 Views 2 Comments

With emotional results.

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign
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What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

Sep 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,441 Views 77 Comments

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights
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Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

Aug 17th 2017, 4:42 PM 17,816 Views 56 Comments

A Belfast court made the ruling this afternoon.

'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''
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'It's important the government made it look like it was letting people 'have their say''

Aug 13th 2017, 8:30 AM 5,515 Views 54 Comments

Australia could learn from the Irish experience, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage
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Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

Aug 5th 2017, 3:05 PM 12,987 Views 123 Comments

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony
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# Marriage Equality

A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony

Jul 3rd 2017, 2:48 PM 7,452 Views 9 Comments

This made up for being unable to make it to the march over the weekend.

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released
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Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released

Jun 21st 2017, 12:45 PM 42,452 Views 69 Comments

Last week Foster said she had no recollection of the letter.

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan
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'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Jun 15th 2017, 2:20 PM 137,468 Views 72 Comments

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'
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Opinion: 'We still don't have crucial parental rights for same-sex married couples'

May 29th 2017, 6:40 AM 3,104 Views 35 Comments

The State has a duty to protect all married couples, including same-sex couples, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job
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First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older
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The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,820 Views 49 Comments

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
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Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,186 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples'
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Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples'

Feb 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 561 Views 24 Comments

It’s understandable why some couples prefer a more modern and secular form of civil recognition over marriage, writes Fergus Ryan.

Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare
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Gay priest marries long-term partner in 'beautiful' ceremony in Clare

Jan 28th 2017, 1:04 PM 57,153 Views 119 Comments

Fr Bernard Lynch – who grew up in Ennis in the 1950s – became the first Catholic priest in the world to have a civil partnership in 2006.

Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar
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Journalist Una Mullally is the government's new youth LGBT czar

Dec 19th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,122 Views 99 Comments

The activist will lead a group to develop a strategy for young LGBT people.

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?
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"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,317 Views 12 Comments

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.

Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause
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Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause

Oct 11th 2016, 11:07 AM 12,339 Views 169 Comments

The Labor Party says the debate surrounding a referendum could be harmful to those in same-sex relationships and their families.

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a piece for Belfast Pride
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The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a piece for Belfast Pride

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:27 AM 11,655 Views 54 Comments

Joe Caslin’s mural in Dublin was one of the iconic images of last year’s referendum.

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a powerful piece for Belfast Pride
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# Yes Equality

The artist behind Dublin's marriage equality mural is back with a powerful piece for Belfast Pride

Aug 1st 2016, 11:06 AM 4,346 Views 2 Comments

Just beautiful.

All of Ireland is in bits after RTÉ's very moving #marref documentary
# The Story Of Yes
# The Story Of Yes

All of Ireland is in bits after RTÉ's very moving #marref documentary

May 23rd 2016, 10:45 PM 6,263 Views 9 Comments

Hold us *sniff*

"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes
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"There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes

May 23rd 2016, 9:01 AM 10,477 Views 411 Comments

A documentary will air on RTÉ 2 tonight.

The day that Ireland changed forever
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The day that Ireland changed forever

May 22nd 2016, 7:45 AM 17,997 Views 237 Comments

One year on from the historic same-sex marriage referendum, key figures from both sides share their memories.

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish
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# We Said Yes

People's wonderful marriage referendum memories will make you proud to be Irish

May 21st 2016, 2:39 PM 5,278 Views 14 Comments

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

There have been around 16 same-sex marriages a week since it was legalised
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There have been around 16 same-sex marriages a week since it was legalised

May 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,023 Views 114 Comments

397 couples have registered their marriage in Ireland since last November.

'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'
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'We were walking through the flats and it came up in conversation. My Dad asked if I was gay'

May 11th 2016, 2:15 PM 735 Views 73 Comments

I got really really angry with my family when they said they wouldn’t be voting in the marriage referendum, writes Patrick Dempsey.

Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'
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Panti Bliss named in Time magazine poll of 100 'most influential'

Apr 15th 2016, 2:00 PM 22,521 Views 154 Comments

The drag queen came in 29th position in this year’s public vote, which closed last night.

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook
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A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:25 PM 28,281 Views 73 Comments

Lara Ryan lost her partner of 10 years in a tragic road accident three weeks ago.

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook
# This Is Why
# This Is Why

A woman's heartbreaking marriage equality story is going viral on Facebook

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:58 AM 5,467 Views 2 Comments

Lara and Elise :(

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage
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BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

Jan 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,821 Views 92 Comments

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

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