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#marriage referendum

From TheJournal.ie The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda Cool Runnings

The best small country in which to be gay? It's better than yesterday - Enda

“A line went through my head from the old song… ‘Gone are the dark clouds that had me down, it’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day’.”

Here's what went viral today: Saturday

We read the internet so you don’t have to.

From TheJournal.ie What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland Opinion

What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland

Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum Rebel County

Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum

The result will come as no surprise to TDs who told us as much before yesterday.

People cannot get over Vincent Browne's referendum broadcast from The George

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

Senator Katherine Zappone just proposed to her partner on live TV

And they’re not the only ones to get engaged today…

From TheJournal.ie David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon It's A Yes

David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon

The independent senator was the toast of the courtyard.

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

"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.”

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede History In The Making

'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin

Stick a fork in us. We’re done.

Eoghan McDermott has backtracked on his rant about RTÉ's referendum gag order

“F**k you RTÉ, with all my beating heart.”

12 massive celebrities who showed their support for a Yes vote

Celebrities. They’re a great bunch of lads.

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum

The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today Opening The Gates

Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today

Results from both of yesterday’s referendums will be announced from the location.

From TheJournal.ie People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional Planes Trains Automobiles

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

From TheJournal.ie Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever? Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

From TheJournal.ie No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today Polls Are Open

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie It’s not scaremongering to look at the bioethical implications of the marriage referendum Opinion

It’s not scaremongering to look at the bioethical implications of the marriage referendum

Both surrogacy and donor-conception require more, not less, ethical discussion before the Government’s plans in this area become formalised in law.

From TheJournal.ie I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No Opinion

I get annoyed when it is assumed that older people in rural Ireland will vote No

Former president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Mamo McDonald, explains why she will be voting Yes tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass This post contains videos

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass

The Tánaiste dropped by TheJournal.ie’s offices today to make one last pitch for a Yes vote.

From TheJournal.ie A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’… Sinn Féin Sings

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

From TheJournal.ie A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers Enda The Line

A power interruption from Enda - as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers

Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.

From TheJournal.ie This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate. Tormey Vs. Tormey This post contains videos

This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate.

Fathers and Daughters Natter: TheJournal.ie got Bill and Aoibhinn Tormey to debate the issues in a special marriage referendum debate.

Journalist Una Mullally received an outpouring of support after tweeting homophobic hatemail

The writer called Mullally’s cancer “the will of God”.

From TheJournal.ie 'The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children' Opinion

'The marriage referendum proposal could affect future laws relating to children'

Solicitor Eileen King writes about why a group of lawyers are advocating a No vote this Friday.

From TheJournal.ie The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum You Asked

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum

You asked and we got the referendum commissioner, Kevin Cross, to answer.

From TheJournal.ie Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage War Of Words

Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage

The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons' Conscience

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

'The female side of marriage equality': the inside story of the Galway castle mural

Artist Joe Caslin tells the story of how it all came about.

From TheJournal.ie What are the economics of same-sex marriage? Column

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?

Dr Daragh McGreal discusses the potential economic impact of the same-sex marriage vote.

From TheJournal.ie Three days to go, but will the Yes side hold on to its clear lead? State Of The Nation

Three days to go, but will the Yes side hold on to its clear lead?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children' Support

Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children'

The former President is calling for a Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum this Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Just how close is the same-sex marriage referendum? Four Days To Go

Just how close is the same-sex marriage referendum?

Analysis: Polls broadly show the Yes side in the lead but the gap to the No side is narrowing. What does this tell us about the state of the referendum?

From TheJournal.ie There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration Marriage Ref Effect

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

Did you register on time?

From TheJournal.ie Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ Feeling Left Out

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

From The42 A GAA player has received hate mail over support for Yes vote on marriage referendum Marref

A GAA player has received hate mail over support for Yes vote on marriage referendum

Donegal’s Eamonn McGee has made the revelation today.

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said... Marriage Referendum
From TheJournal.ie Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

From TheJournal.ie My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums Opinion

My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums

As a child raised by gay parents, I can tell you that my childhood was full of joy and laughter and the same as yours in every way that matters.