Retrieved 16 September That makes us a beacon of equality and liberty to the rest of the world, so it's a very proud day for the Irish people. I am happy to confirm that my colleague, the Minister for Justice and Equality, has agreed that the marriage Bill, which will be enacted if the referendum is passed by the people, will include provisions to amend this legislation to remove the requirement to be single.
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We are a generous, compassionate, bold and joyful people who say yes to inclusion, yes to generosity, yes to love, yes to gay marriage. Presidential age referendum. Archived from the original on 2 April The result was confirmed just before 7pm on Saturday although the result was clear from very early in the count.
These two polls were both clearly closer to the realities on the ground. An earlier version said the Irish constitution originally defined marriage as being between a man and a woman. Archived from the original on 16 April The Irish census revealedcohabiting couples, up from 77, in
It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic country that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years. However, in Februarythe Church of Ireland announced that it was not taking a stance on the referendum, but was urging its members to vote according to their conscience.
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Simply put, the issue of children has zero relevance to the marriage referendum. The BAI rejected these in its October report. The streets of Dublin are starting to kick off, with whistles, car horns and impromptu street parties as the Yes camapign really starts to dare to believe it has won.
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