Advertisement
Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 7 February, 2023
# marriage ref
The Yes campaign's message went all around the world - here's how
From New York to Perth, and a lot of places in between.

stephenfry YouTube YouTube

WE MAY THINK we’re pretty detached from the rest of the planet on our island in the sea, but in the run up to the same-sex marriage referendum, the world has been watching.

Irish people (and not so Irish people) are spreading the Yes campaign’s message wherever they can – and it’s been heard everywhere from New York to Perth.

Stephen Fry and a host of other TV personalities have said Yes

Andrew Nolan / YouTube

Irish comedians Jason Byrne and Aisling Bea got Fry, Jimmy Carr, Trevor Noah and Jack Dee (amongst many others) to ask the Irish people to support a Yes vote.

Star Trek actor George Takei was snapped with a Yes Equality sign in New York

Sir Ian McKellen also had a message for Ireland

And our own Graham Norton has been flying the flag over in Britain

Irish people in the Big Apple have been sharing their support

Cover Photos - Irish YesEquality NYC | Facebook Facebook / Irish YesEquality NYC Facebook / Irish YesEquality NYC / Irish YesEquality NYC

As have those in London

And Canada

And Boston

IMG-20150519-WA0000 Danny Hennessy Danny Hennessy

And Australia, too

This gang even broadcast it from the salt flats in Bolivia

Joey Kavanagh / YouTube

Has the Yes campaign got almost all the four corners of the world covered? Looks like it.

A new marriage equality mural with two women has gone up on a castle in Galway>

This Daniel O’Donnell act of kindness is the talk of Twitter>