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#Marriage

From TheJournal.ie Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum Big Day Of Voting
From TheJournal.ie Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages) Love And Marriage

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)

Same sex marriages still happen at a later age, but this is changing.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

If you're obsessed with weddings, you might be interested in the OneFabDay podcast

All the advice you never knew you needed.

Margot Robbie is right - we all need to stop asking married women when they're going to get pregnant

“I’m so angry there’s this social contract.”

From TheJournal.ie Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says Marriage

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage? Weddings This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you take your partner's surname after marriage?

Is double-barreled the way forward?

Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding

Dear! Fifi! Dear! Fifi!

Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry

Her name is Foofers and she dances on the sand.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying It's Over

There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

There has been a 4% decrease on 2016 figures, down from 4,179 in 2016 to 3,995 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people Marriage Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds Healthy Heart

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them Read Me

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them

The first big benefit of being married is that you get to choose how you are taxed, writes John Lowe.

From TheJournal.ie Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony Rise In Humanism

Number of Roman Catholic marriages reducing but it's still the most popular type of ceremony

The average age of grooms in Ireland is 36, while the average age of brides is 34.

From TheJournal.ie Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland Snapshot Of Ireland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should you ask someone's parents for permission to marry their son or daughter? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork I Do

Fine Gael's Jerry Buttimer ties the knot in Cork

He and his partner Conchubhar Ó Laoghaire got married in Christchurch in Cork city.

From TheJournal.ie 'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons Wedding Bells

'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons

The two are due to be married this Friday, if they can arrange a celebrant.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax Poll

Almost half of people would support people getting married to avoid inheritance tax

Two men told RTÉ’s Joe Duffy last week that they’re marrying to avoid inheritance tax.

From TheJournal.ie Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons Talk To Joe

Two men who've been friends for 30 years went on Liveline to say they were marrying for tax reasons

Both said they are not gay but that the marriage is about saving money on inheritance.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study Heartwarming

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown Operation Vantage

Over 400 sham marriages halted by gardaí following 2015 crackdown

Gardaí set up Operation Vantage two years ago to tackle sham marriages.

From TheJournal.ie Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck Taking Stock

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

From TheJournal.ie Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018 Marriage

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

From TheJournal.ie Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels Divorce

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

From TheJournal.ie India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times Triple Talaq

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife Marital Rape Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of raping his wife

The man said the sex was consensual.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia Sumatra

Teenage boy marries 73-year-old woman in Indonesia

The couple threatened suicide if the wedding was stopped.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released DUP

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The truth about what really goes on in an open marriage 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The truth about what really goes on in an open marriage

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

From TheJournal.ie The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older Settling Down

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

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

From TheJournal.ie One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics Census 2016

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two It's Over

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests Shortage

Pope Francis says he may consider allowing married men to become priests

Many in the Roman Catholic Church believe a new path to ordination should be opened.

From TheJournal.ie Marriage equality?: 'There is no excuse for confining civil partnership solely to gay couples' Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other Nepal

Man and woman in prison for killing their respective spouses marry each other

The match between the convicted murderers was set up by the man’s mother – who’s also in prison.

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