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An Australian gay couple in their 80s wants the right to get married before they die
# Appeal
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# Appeal

An Australian gay couple in their 80s wants the right to get married before they die

Aug 18th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,324 Views 41 Comments

“I’m sure our relationship is just as devoted as his is and why [should] we be looked at in any different way?”

14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
# Love Wins
# Love Wins

14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision

Jun 26th 2015, 3:51 PM 4,421 Views 2 Comments

Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage
# It's A Yes
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# It's A Yes

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage

May 23rd 2015, 9:21 PM 213,665 Views 357 Comments

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

"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 22,927 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

Roscommon farmers sitting in a bath urging people to use their vote is oddly touching
# Jimmy And Jono
# Jimmy And Jono

Roscommon farmers sitting in a bath urging people to use their vote is oddly touching

May 16th 2015, 9:56 AM 6,616 Views 3 Comments

Surelook.

Miriam Lord trended on Twitter after her 'divine' and touching Ursula Halligan article
# SSM
# SSM

Miriam Lord trended on Twitter after her 'divine' and touching Ursula Halligan article

May 16th 2015, 9:19 AM 6,434 Views 0 Comments

“All things being equal, it’s not a lot to ask”.

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate
# Ursula Halligan
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# Ursula Halligan

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate

May 16th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,933 Views 36 Comments

Ursula Halligan is calling for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, and has praised the broadcaster for re-arranging its coverage to accommodate her.

'Same-sex marriage referendum WON'T change adoption in Ireland'
# What You Need To Know
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# What You Need To Know

'Same-sex marriage referendum WON'T change adoption in Ireland'

May 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 31,878 Views 331 Comments

No matter which way you vote, Special Rapporteur for Children, Geoffrey Shannon has said.

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day
# Same-Sex Marriage
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# Same-Sex Marriage

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day

May 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,634 Views 127 Comments

Passions have been running high in the debate so far – and there’ll be plenty more opportunities for the two sides to get their points across.

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor
# Marriage Ref
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# Marriage Ref

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor

May 9th 2015, 7:15 AM 35,864 Views 404 Comments

Professor Bill Tormey has clarified why he’ll be voting no on 22 May.

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments
# Same-Sex Marriage
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# Same-Sex Marriage

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments

May 7th 2015, 11:21 AM 22,087 Views 415 Comments

The conservative group’s 2012 video ‘The Case for Man/Woman Marriage’ racked up over 100,000 views and was met with a scathing parody version.

Dustin and Bosco have made a marriage equality video
# Marriage Referendum
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# Marriage Referendum

Dustin and Bosco have made a marriage equality video

Apr 24th 2015, 5:54 PM 17,257 Views 101 Comments

In true Dustin fashion, he manages to have a go at RTÉ staff.

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight
# Yes Equality
# Yes Equality

A massive marriage equality mural is going up on George's St tonight

Apr 10th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,600 Views 1 Comment

Artist Joe Caslin has a big job ahead.

An archbishop says that Christians are "persecuted" over their views on marriage and abortion From TheJournal.ie

An archbishop says that Christians are "persecuted" over their views on marriage and abortion

Apr 4th 2015, 1:12 PM 13,819 Views 362 Comments

The comments have been criticised.

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No
# Marriage Ref
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# Marriage Ref

'A load of nonsense': Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

Mar 26th 2015, 1:40 PM 18,100 Views 284 Comments

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

Irish students rang their Grannies for an honest chat about the marriage referendum
# Ring Your Granny
# Ring Your Granny

Irish students rang their Grannies for an honest chat about the marriage referendum

Mar 15th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,946 Views 1 Comment

This is lovely.

Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter
# Pc Gone Mad
# Pc Gone Mad

Fidelma Healy Eames just dropped another clanger on Twitter

Mar 15th 2015, 11:39 AM 10,165 Views 7 Comments

Ah here.

Ireland's biggest banks are getting a new regulator today and here's how it's going to work
# Single Supervisory Mechanism
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# Single Supervisory Mechanism

Ireland's biggest banks are getting a new regulator today and here's how it's going to work

Nov 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,283 Views 22 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes explains the detail of the new pan-eurozone Single Supervisory Mechanism.

The ECB is back in town. Here's why.
# Explainer
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# Explainer

The ECB is back in town. Here's why.

Apr 15th 2014, 11:58 AM 11,506 Views 39 Comments

Frankfurt set for bigger role in regulating and punishing Irish banks.

Noonan says bank debt deal cannot be 'actively' pursued until 2015
# Debt Relief
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# Debt Relief

Noonan says bank debt deal cannot be 'actively' pursued until 2015

Jan 17th 2014, 1:33 PM 7,012 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Finance met with the head of the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund, Klaus Regling, who reiterated his own view that any retrospective deal is not likely at the moment.

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement
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# Brussels

Extra Banking Union meeting needed after ministers fail to reach agreement

Dec 12th 2013, 3:15 PM 4,036 Views 8 Comments

Eurogroup ministers met earlier this week on the topic, but only agreed on general principles.

IMF calls for full EU banking union to counter crisis
# Euro Crisis
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# Euro Crisis

IMF calls for full EU banking union to counter crisis

Dec 20th 2012, 7:56 PM 3,189 Views 24 Comments

Dealing with problems on a country by country basis not working, says IMF.

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels
# Oh Mein Gott
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# Oh Mein Gott

Here's the exact transcript of Angela Merkel's comments in Brussels

Oct 19th 2012, 7:27 PM 11,170 Views 103 Comments

“It will not be a retroactive direct capitalisation. If recapitalisation is possible, it will come for the future.”

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks
# European Council
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# European Council

Merkel rules out backdated ESM help for bailing out Europe’s banks

Oct 19th 2012, 3:56 PM 8,116 Views 225 Comments

The German chancellor tells a news conference there “will not be any retroactive direct recapitalisation”. That’s us told.