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

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

May 23rd 2015, 9:12 PM 16,873 Views 52 Comments

“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
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# Internet Fix

Here's what went viral today: Saturday

May 23rd 2015, 9:00 PM 5,491 Views 0 Comments

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

What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland
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What an extraordinary, historic and momentous day for Ireland

May 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 86 Views 66 Comments

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.

Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum
# Rebel County
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# Rebel County

Even Donegal voted YES in the marriage referendum

May 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 30,764 Views 42 Comments

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
# Vinny B
# Vinny B

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

May 23rd 2015, 4:58 PM 7,733 Views 0 Comments

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
# I Do
# I Do

Senator Katherine Zappone just proposed to her partner on live TV

May 23rd 2015, 3:24 PM 6,874 Views 5 Comments

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

David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon
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# It's A Yes

David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon

May 23rd 2015, 2:20 PM 26,251 Views 54 Comments

The independent senator was the toast of the courtyard.

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 1:56 PM 22,923 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.”

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede From TheJournal.ie
Live May 23rd 2015, 12:03 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 11:45 AM 7,587 Views 3 Comments

Stick a fork in us. We’re done.

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 11:07 AM 5,908 Views 3 Comments

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

12 massive celebrities who showed their support for a Yes vote
# Guy Love
# Guy Love

12 massive celebrities who showed their support for a Yes vote

May 23rd 2015, 10:30 AM 20,663 Views 2 Comments

Celebrities. They’re a great bunch of lads.

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 9:01 AM 41,316 Views 4 Comments

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

Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today
# Opening The Gates
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# Opening The Gates

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

May 23rd 2015, 7:29 AM 13,258 Views 51 Comments

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

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

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

May 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 36,042 Views 210 Comments

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?
# Reeling In The Years
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# Reeling In The Years

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

May 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 23,491 Views 75 Comments

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

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today
# Polls Are Open
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# Polls Are Open

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

May 22nd 2015, 6:32 AM 52,080 Views 144 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know.

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

May 21st 2015, 6:00 PM 305 Views 211 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 333 Views 204 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2015, 11:05 PM 26,331 Views 394 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,481 Views 111 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2015, 3:22 PM 26,671 Views 107 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2015, 10:02 AM 46,296 Views 183 Comments

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
# Marr Ref
# Marr Ref

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

May 19th 2015, 9:08 PM 6,009 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 379 Views 211 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,416 Views 106 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 25,079 Views 262 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 5:14 PM 12,694 Views 80 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

May 19th 2015, 1:45 PM 2,949 Views 1 Comment

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

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?
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# Column

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?

May 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 355 Views 161 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,027 Views 98 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 28,262 Views 140 Comments

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

Just how close is the same-sex marriage referendum?
# Four Days To Go
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# Four Days To Go

Just how close is the same-sex marriage referendum?

May 18th 2015, 8:00 PM 36,984 Views 278 Comments

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?

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration
# Marriage Ref Effect
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# Marriage Ref Effect

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

May 18th 2015, 5:25 PM 22,901 Views 108 Comments

Did you register on time?

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote
# Yes Or No
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# Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

May 18th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,892 Views 293 Comments

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

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ
# Feeling Left Out
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# Feeling Left Out

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

May 18th 2015, 11:33 AM 19,183 Views 175 Comments

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

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

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

May 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 26,782 Views 58 Comments

Donegal’s Eamonn McGee has made the revelation today.

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
# Marriage Referendum
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# Marriage Referendum

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,385 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
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# Marriage Referendum

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,483 Views 238 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

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

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

May 17th 2015, 8:45 AM 9,680 Views 375 Comments

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.