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#ssmref

# ssmref - Thursday 29 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Marriage Bill 2015 allowing for same-sex marriage has been signed into law It's Official

The Marriage Bill 2015 allowing for same-sex marriage has been signed into law

Same-sex weddings are expected to begin from next month.

# ssmref - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow Becoming Law

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow

The government approved the legislation today.

# ssmref - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today Opening The Gates

Members of the public WILL be allowed into Dublin Castle for the vote today

Results from both of yesterday’s referendums will be announced from the location.

# ssmref - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country Referendums

Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

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 These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote Diaspora

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote

This was their journey.

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.

# ssmref - 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 Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons' Conscience

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# ssmref - 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.

# ssmref - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum Just For Laughs

# ssmref - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A little girl egged at a No campaign event, the death of Derek Davis and a train crash in Philadelphia had people talking today.

# ssmref - 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.

# ssmref - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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.

# ssmref - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Broadcaster quits LGBT radio show over RTÉ demands for balance The Cosmo

Broadcaster quits LGBT radio show over RTÉ demands for balance

Scott De Buitléir said he thought avoiding the issue of the upcoming referendum “made a mockery” of his show.

# ssmref - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

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.”

# ssmref - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'You are a real fa***t': TV presenter Brendan Courtney receives homophobic hate mail Where Is The Love?

'You are a real fa***t': TV presenter Brendan Courtney receives homophobic hate mail

Courtney said the postcard is a good example of the “bigotry that still exists in our culture”.

# ssmref - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing Loafers

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing

Loafers will close after more than 30 years in business.

# ssmref - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community CONSEQUENCES

John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community

Waters said he envisages situations where a gay step parent could be given a superior status to a biological parent.

From TheJournal.ie We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage The Trip

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage

Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.

# ssmref - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's what's in the defaced poster dossier the No campaign are handing to gardaí Down With That Sort Of Thing

Here's what's in the defaced poster dossier the No campaign are handing to gardaí

Spokesperson Tom Finnegan said these incidents have been hurting the No campaign financially.

# ssmref - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote' Policing

'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote'

Nuala O’Loan, former Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, said she isn’t keen on the GRA’s position.

# ssmref - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The same-sex marriage mural has been damaged by the weather

The same-sex marriage mural has been damaged by the weather

The mural on Dublin’s George’s Street has been affected by the changeable weather over the past few days.

# ssmref - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Labour’s support for same sex marriage, the death of a rally driver and the devastation in Nepal all had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie "The No side seem fixated on the notion of the ‘ideal family’ – whatever that means" Gloves Are Off

"The No side seem fixated on the notion of the ‘ideal family’ – whatever that means"

The Tánaiste accused the ‘no’ side of using fear tactics. Meanwhile, David Quinn has said ‘Marriage Equality’ is a “misnomer”.

# ssmref - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll on same sex marriage shows slight drop in support for 'Yes' vote Referendum

Poll on same sex marriage shows slight drop in support for 'Yes' vote

Though 78% of people believe same sex marriage is a matter of fairness and equality.

# ssmref - 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’.

# ssmref - 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 Irish people have already donated €80,000 to the No campaign Ramping Up

Irish people have already donated €80,000 to the No campaign

Organisers said donations have all been from inside the country and from individuals.

# ssmref - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless' Family Matters

No campaign says 'Yes' victory could see babies left 'deliberately motherless'

The No campaign for the same-sex marriage referendum was officially launched today and their message was crystal clear – it IS about children.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum Voting

Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum

Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri, said Muslims must believe in equality and inclusiveness.

# ssmref - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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”.

# ssmref - 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’.

# ssmref - 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.

# ssmref - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't On The List
From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you vote in the same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?

Or will you vote at all?

# ssmref - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

Irish brides and grooms are older than they've ever been

The average age is now 33 for a bride and 35 for a groom.

# ssmref - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day Pcgonemad

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames is trending again, this time about Mother's Day

She thinks that ‘political correctness has gone mad’.

# ssmref - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there Opinion

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

# ssmref - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents Referendum

Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents

Meanwhile, a rewording of the question in Irish being put to the public the same-sex marriage referendum has been announced.

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