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#marriage referendum

An Australian MP caused major eye-rolls after suggesting that people in same-sex marriages are just 'mates'

It really raises the question of whether same-sex marriage referendums are ethical.

Carol's story of coming out after #marref was the loveliest moment on First Dates lreland

“For the first time I realised it’s OK to be gay in Ireland. People are behind you.”

From TheJournal.ie "There were so many special moments": This is the story of how Ireland voted Yes The Story Of Yes

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

A documentary will air on RTÉ 2 tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum One Year On

Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum

The figures are released in a new survey by LGBT youth organisation BeLonG To.

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

It’s one year since Ireland since voted Yes.

From TheJournal.ie BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage Tears Of Pride

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Browne's broadcast from The George was one-sided, says complainant Marriage Referendum
From TheJournal.ie What do Vincent Browne, Irish Water and same-sex marriage have in common? Twitter Trends

What do Vincent Browne, Irish Water and same-sex marriage have in common?

All three were among the top trending topics in Ireland over the past 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie A woman sprinkled holy water to 'cleanse her yard' after Yes campaigners' visit Marriage Referendum

A woman sprinkled holy water to 'cleanse her yard' after Yes campaigners' visit

A new book about the Yes Equality campaign carries some fascinating anecdotes from the canvass trail.

From TheJournal.ie The Marriage Bill 2015 allowing for same-sex marriage has been signed into law It's Official

The Marriage Bill 2015 allowing for same-sex marriage has been signed into law

Same-sex weddings are expected to begin from next month.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been Same-Sex Marriage

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been

The independent senator has sought to clarify remarks he made in the Seanad on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other Seanad

David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other

“It wouldn’t take a feather out of me if two cousin married each other. What’s the problem with that. Really?”

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar named Tatler's Man of the Year Marriage Referendum

Leo Varadkar named Tatler's Man of the Year

Bressie, Brian Cody and Mícháel Ó Muircheartaigh also received awards.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work Longford

Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work

Fr Joseph Okere made his comments in a recent homily reflecting on marriage.

From TheJournal.ie The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon END IN SIGHT

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie This woman has said thanks for the Yes vote by leaving free pieces of art about the place Free Stuff

This woman has said thanks for the Yes vote by leaving free pieces of art about the place

Keep your eyes peeled, there could be one for you.

From TheJournal.ie What really annoys Pat Rabbitte? The High Table Interview This post contains videos

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into TheJournal.ie during the week.

From TheJournal.ie She proposed on live TV, but when is Katherine Zappone getting married? Getting Hitched This post contains videos

She proposed on live TV, but when is Katherine Zappone getting married?

The independent senator reflects on the historic marriage referendum in an interview with TheJournal.ie

From TheJournal.ie Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter Spat

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin and Rónán Mullen are having a bit of a row on Twitter

The Equality Minister’s tweet about “extremist right-wingers” got this one going…

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji Totes Emoji

Here's what happened when we interviewed this Labour TD entirely in emoji

John Lyons proves he’s down with the kids.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael hopeful told to 'get the queers to vote for you' Abuse

Fine Gael hopeful told to 'get the queers to vote for you'

Councillor Sharon Tolan received the anonymous message yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment Last Week Tonight This post contains videos

'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment

And he doesn’t hold back on the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'? Opinion

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

Twitter has painted #HomeToVote on the wall of its San Francisco HQ

The hashtag trended all over the world as Ireland went to the polls last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'The last bastion of discrimination': 26 counties down - 6 to go? Mar Ref

'The last bastion of discrimination': 26 counties down - 6 to go?

Northern Ireland is the only region in western Europe where same-sex marriage is not permitted.

From TheJournal.ie Should the government call a cheeky election right now? Analysis

Should the government call a cheeky election right now?

Analysis: The coalition could capitalise on the feel-good factor following the passage of the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie The first same-sex marriages could take place before the end of the summer Just Say Yes

The first same-sex marriages could take place before the end of the summer

After Saturday’s party, when can we expect another one?

From TheJournal.ie A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum Marref

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

People are defending Roscommon/South Leitrim after yesterday's No result

Leave Roscommon/South Leitrim alone!

From TheJournal.ie The Westboro Baptist Church thinks "God Hates Ireland" after yesterday - but they got our flag wrong God Hates Flags
From TheJournal.ie Ireland may have said Yes to gay marriage, but Australia won't be following suit No Vote

Ireland may have said Yes to gay marriage, but Australia won't be following suit

Gay marriage was explicitly outlawed in Australia in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie 8 reasons why Ireland voted YES to same-sex marriage How The Ref Was Won This post contains videos

8 reasons why Ireland voted YES to same-sex marriage

It was a long, gruelling campaign that’s resulted in a historic decision by the Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie The world was watching Ireland yesterday - here's what they said All Eyes ON Us

The world was watching Ireland yesterday - here's what they said

Ireland voted Yes, the world reacted.

From TheJournal.ie All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie 13 heroes of the Yes campaign How The Ref Was Won

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage It's A Yes

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage

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

From TheJournal.ie How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum? Constituency Count

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

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