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#Same-Sex Marriage

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

From TheJournal.ie The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum You Asked

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "It's not just a single sex referendum": The inside story of the Galway castle mural EMBRACE

"It's not just a single sex referendum": The inside story of the Galway castle mural

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coleen Nolan under fire after comparing gay rights with supporting ISIS Loose Women

Coleen Nolan under fire after comparing gay rights with supporting ISIS

Some viewers have been calling for ITV to fire the presenter over her comments.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway Hello Ladies

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway

The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says 'the only children affected by this referendum will be Ireland's gay children' Support

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

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

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

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

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ Feeling Left Out

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# same-sex-marriage - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said... Marriage Referendum
From TheJournal.ie Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

From TheJournal.ie My wonderful gay family: I was raised by two loving, beautiful lesbian mums Opinion

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

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.

# same-sex-marriage - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend Newlyweds

Luxembourg's Prime Minister has just married his boyfriend

It is the first same-sex marriage by an EU leader.

From TheJournal.ie With less than a week to go, the Yes side is sustaining a commanding poll lead Same-Sex Marriage

With less than a week to go, the Yes side is sustaining a commanding poll lead

It will take a big turnaround for the proposal to be defeated.

# same-sex-marriage - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum Just For Laughs
From TheJournal.ie Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips Marriage Referendum This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Marriage is the only institution which unites children with their mother and father Opinion

Marriage is the only institution which unites children with their mother and father

People need to ask themselves if Ireland should eliminate from law the sole institution that unites kids with their mam and dads.

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happens, government may regret activating so many young, idealistic voters Opinion

Whatever happens, government may regret activating so many young, idealistic voters

The result of the marriage referendum is far from a foregone conclusion. But one thing’s certain: we now have many more young and passionate voters in this country.

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How are you going to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Oliver Callan gagged by RTÉ after publicly calling for Yes vote in marriage referendum Callan's Kick

Oliver Callan gagged by RTÉ after publicly calling for Yes vote in marriage referendum

The comedian has assured the station that he won’t be making any further public comments.

# same-sex-marriage - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie TD refusing to remove his Yes Equality pin in Leinster House Breaking The Rules

TD refusing to remove his Yes Equality pin in Leinster House

Jerry Buttimer insists his pin is “not a political badge”.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person" Marriage Referendum

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"

The independent senator came on the plinth to dismiss No side claims about funding to groups campaigning for a Yes vote.

From TheJournal.ie "This is about fear...": Renua candidate's poster defaced with anti-gay slurs Homophobic

"This is about fear...": Renua candidate's poster defaced with anti-gay slurs

Paddy McKee, a Kilkenny councillor who is openly gay, quit Fianna Fáil earlier this year to run for Lucinda Creighton’s party.

From TheJournal.ie GAA star Ger Brennan says Government has hijacked emotions and he's voting No in marriage ref Concerned

GAA star Ger Brennan says Government has hijacked emotions and he's voting No in marriage ref

Asked if he thinks he’ll be “vilified”, he said: “If I am, I am. I have a thick skin.”

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey' Raspberry Jam For All This post contains videos

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV - and talked about his same-sex marriage 'journey'

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou was told to remove the Yes Equality badge she wore in the Dáil earlier Marriage Referendum

Mary Lou was told to remove the Yes Equality badge she wore in the Dáil earlier

The badge promoted a Yes vote in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Fear is the enemy of love – on 22nd May we have a chance to choose love Opinion

Fear is the enemy of love – on 22nd May we have a chance to choose love

We can help heal Ireland and send a powerful message to the world about what kind of people we are.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Same-sex marriage debate heats up amid growing fears of No vote

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

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 11 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Same-sex marriage referendum WON'T change adoption in Ireland' What You Need To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We can protect the rights of gay people without redefining the meaning of marriage' Opinion

'We can protect the rights of gay people without redefining the meaning of marriage'

If the amendment is accepted, it will prevent the State from adopting a constitutional or legislative stance in relation to a vision of the family which would prioritise the parental roles of mothers and fathers, writes Mattie McGrath TD

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children Referendum

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# same-sex-marriage - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage No

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage

One bishop believes schoolbooks that view marriage as solely between a man and a woman could face legal challenges if the vote is passed.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the Catholic Church in Britain has responded to same-sex marriage Keep It Civil

Here's how the Catholic Church in Britain has responded to same-sex marriage

The first same-sex marriages in England, Wales and Scotland took place last year. So how has the Church stance changed on civil marriages?

# same-sex-marriage - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie We cannot vote. We need you to stand in our place. Opinion

We cannot vote. We need you to stand in our place.

As an emigrant, I’m urging people to go to the polls on 22 May. Every single vote matters.

From TheJournal.ie Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home Diaspora

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

From TheJournal.ie It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor Marriage Ref

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

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

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The family in the No poster say they would vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum Marriage Ref

The family in the No poster say they would vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

The couple said they were never paid for the images.

From TheJournal.ie Shop sent hate mail over Yes to same-sex marriage poster Country Choice

Shop sent hate mail over Yes to same-sex marriage poster

There are now plans to put even more posters up.

From TheJournal.ie The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments Same-Sex Marriage

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

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.

# same-sex-marriage - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Roddy Doyle just used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage Game O’ Throne