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#Same-Sex Marriage

# 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
From TheJournal.ie Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No God's Plan

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No

He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.

From TheJournal.ie Miss last night's Prime Time debate? Here's what people are talking about Marref

Miss last night's Prime Time debate? Here's what people are talking about

“Equal does not mean the same.”

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Leo: People have offered to pray for me and save my soul Marriage Ref

Leo: People have offered to pray for me and save my soul

The health minister isn’t too bothered though.

From TheJournal.ie What would a No vote signal to young gay Ireland? Opinion

What would a No vote signal to young gay Ireland?

The result of the referendum will send a clear message to those young people in schoolyards and exam halls.

From TheJournal.ie Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried D-Day

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What lies ahead in the closing weeks of the marriage referendum campaign? Opinion

What lies ahead in the closing weeks of the marriage referendum campaign?

With the result still far from guaranteed, where are campaigners likely to focus their energies in the final days?

From TheJournal.ie Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes Same-Sex Marriage

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes

Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.

# same-sex-marriage - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage Intervention

Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.

From TheJournal.ie This audience member's reaction was clear ... what did everyone else make of the Late Late debate? Same-Sex Marriage

This audience member's reaction was clear ... what did everyone else make of the Late Late debate?

Strong exchanges, personal experiences, and a diverse array of speakers made last night’s debate a must-watch affair.

# same-sex-marriage - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards' My Bad

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'

“We are getting dog’s abuse.”

From TheJournal.ie IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote Intervention

IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote

Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.

From The Daily Edge This Dublin gaming shop's new equality shutter is perfectly apt Level Up

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist' Living A Lie

Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'

Pat Carey has said many people of his generation have contacted him since he came out publicly.

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 27 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote Marriage Referendum

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote

The Health Minister, who came out publicly in January, helped launch Fine Gael’s referendum campaign today.

From TheJournal.ie Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side Same-Sex Marriage

Enda has pretty much ruled out a live TV debate with the No side

Kenny said the issue is not a party political one.

From TheJournal.ie ‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us Opinion

‘What about the children?’ As one of the children in question, I say a No vote will hurt us

There will be children who pass ‘Vote No’ posters on their way to and from school and wonder why these strangers seem to hate their families.

# same-sex-marriage - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Surrogacy is still being discussed ahead of the same-sex marriage vote Ethical Issue

Surrogacy is still being discussed ahead of the same-sex marriage vote

Lawyers for Yes say the referendum has no connection with the issue.

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future Opinion

If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future

Representative of the church must meaningfully alter responses toward women, LGBT people, and those in second relationships, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

# same-sex-marriage - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed Same-Sex Marriage

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed

The artist behind it has received a warning notice about its removal.

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This might be the most unfortunate typo of the whole marriage equality debate Amanda

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality Ssmref

No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality

Gardaí say their presence at the photocall ‘wasn’t appropriate’.

# same-sex-marriage - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Marian Finucane using "stopwatches" to ensure balance on marriage referendum debates Stopwatch The Presses

Marian Finucane using "stopwatches" to ensure balance on marriage referendum debates

The broadcaster made the comment on her RTÉ Radio 1 show this afternoon.

# same-sex-marriage - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 16 Irish celebrities who have pledged their support for same-sex marriage Marriage Equality

16 Irish celebrities who have pledged their support for same-sex marriage

Well-known Irish people have not been shy about getting involved.

From TheJournal.ie My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote Opinion

My experience as a mother is why I’m fighting for a Yes vote

I have two children. For one of them a simple model of a happy life is currently unobtainable. Being gay, my son is denied a right his older sister takes for granted.

From TheJournal.ie The Yes campaign excludes those with reservations about same sex marriage Opinion

The Yes campaign excludes those with reservations about same sex marriage

The fact is that some voters have reservations about gay couples adopting children, therefore genuine engagement on this issue is needed.

# same-sex-marriage - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage' Opinion

I hope the next generation will know no such thing as 'gay marriage' – but just 'marriage'

I want to live my life openly and freely and not to let me sexuality define me. I am not straight, I am not gay – I am a man.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for marriage equality mural to be removed to "give the No side justice" Dublin
From The Daily Edge Irish people are sharing touching photos of their families in support of marriage equality Marriage Equality

Irish people are sharing touching photos of their families in support of marriage equality

#FamilyMatters will make your heart burst.

# same-sex-marriage - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored Marriage Ref

Rejoice! The vandalised Dublin marriage equality mural has been restored

It’s back and better than ever.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum' Same-Sex

James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum'

The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today Ssmref

This is what the Youth Defence website looks like today

It displays a message that reads “Vote Yes”.

# same-sex-marriage - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Not a chance' schools will lose funding if they don't support same-sex marriage Red Herring

'Not a chance' schools will lose funding if they don't support same-sex marriage

It has been dismissed as a ‘red herring’.

# same-sex-marriage - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Referendum threat could mean 4,000 fewer priests to sign off on marriages Ssmref

Referendum threat could mean 4,000 fewer priests to sign off on marriages

Catholic priests are threatening to stop acting as solemnisers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote Referendum

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate State Of The Nation

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

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

# same-sex-marriage - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you Same-Sex Marriage

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.