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#Same-Sex Marriage

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate Bizarre Rant

"These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate

The shamrock has also been decried as a “mutant lawn weed”.

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?) Beacon Of Light

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

We have an awful lot of work to do…

From TheJournal.ie 'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment Last Week Tonight This post contains videos

'It's time, ma' - The marriage referendum gets the John Oliver treatment

And he doesn’t hold back on the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church In Limbo

Couples may yet be barred from signing their marriage licences in church

The Catholic Church in Ireland hasn’t decided yet if priests would continue to solemnise marriages.

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 28 May, 2015

'No love is wrong!' - Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video

The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common? The Constitution

What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?

A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Morrissey congratulated Ireland on marriage equality... and then gave out to us Mozza
From TheJournal.ie "In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous." Opinion

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate Patrick McKee

"Yes Kilkenny" referendum campaign denies it was a 'front' for Renua candidate

The campaign claimed to be “non-party”, but was run by Renua activists and endorsed Renua candidate Patrick McKee.

From TheJournal.ie 90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin Reality Check

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched Ireland Says I Do

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched

Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible' Marref

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# same-sex-marriage - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could a David Norris Day be on the cards? Thank You

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love Opinion

This referendum will be remembered as a victory for equality, democracy and love

This historic vote has served as a catalyst for profound social change by prompting us to think beyond our narrow self-interests and helping us to overcome some of our deepest fears.

From TheJournal.ie 8 reasons why Ireland voted YES to same-sex marriage How The Ref Was Won This post contains videos

8 reasons why Ireland voted YES to same-sex marriage

It was a long, gruelling campaign that’s resulted in a historic decision by the Irish people.

# same-sex-marriage - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie 13 heroes of the Yes campaign How The Ref Was Won

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage It's A Yes

Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage

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

From TheJournal.ie How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum? Constituency Count

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: It's official - Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage Irish Pride

AS IT HAPPENED: It's official - Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage

It’s 62% FOR and 38% AGAINST – as Ireland gives a big YES to same-sex marriage.

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’.”

From The Daily Edge The world's celebrities are congratulating Ireland's big YES to same-sex marriage Irelandsaysyes
From TheJournal.ie Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one) I Do

Senator Katherine Zappone proposed to her partner today (and she wasn't the only one)

There were emotional scenes at Dublin Castle today.

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.

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

# same-sex-marriage - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before Ssmref

Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before

Here are some of the best scenes.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage Marriage Ref

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage

We’ll be talking all things referendum here today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you vote in today's same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in today's same-sex marriage referendum?

Don’t worry, this is all anonymous.

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.

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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 Make no mistake, the eyes of the world are on Ireland right now Global Headlines

Make no mistake, the eyes of the world are on Ireland right now

Ireland’s Catholic past means tomorrow’s vote is being viewed with curiosity.

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.

# same-sex-marriage - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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 Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland' Bruce Arnold

Journalist says that 'homosexuality was never a crime in Ireland'

Bruce Arnold has spoken out against former President Mary McAleese taking a position in the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse State Of The Nation

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse

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

From TheJournal.ie Amazing video shows exactly how the Galway castle mural was created Grand Designs This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Irish marriage equality mural makes front page of the International New York Times Making Headlines

Irish marriage equality mural makes front page of the International New York Times

Caslin took to Twitter this morning to share the news.

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Sorry to hear about your cancer, but maybe it's the will of God' Hatemail

'Sorry to hear about your cancer, but maybe it's the will of God'

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

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.