In the courtyard at Dublin Castle, the Central Results Centre, during the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland has lit a beacon bright enough to be seen around the world while it is also begun a conversation at home which will continue, a leading campai(...)

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