Crowds gathered in the courtyard at Dublin Castle, for the results of the same-sex marriage referendum. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Legislation putting into effect the result of last May’s same-sex marriage referendum will be presented to the Dáil as early as possible in the next t(...)

Referendum poster. The director of National Platform EU Research and Information has claimed that passing the referendum could lead to same-sex marriage becoming a human right in all 28 EU states. Photograph: Alan Betson

Success for the Yes side in the same-sex marriage referendum could lead to same-sex marriage becoming a human right throughout all 28 EU states, it ha(...)

File photograph of David Quinn  of the Iona Institute (centre) speaking with David Fieldsend and Conor Lenihan outside Buswells Hotel. Photograph: David Sleator

The Iona Institute has said a legal opinion it commissioned on the same-sex marriage referendum found that the ability to distinguish between same-sex(...)

Councils across the State have reported busy days ahead of today’s deadline to register to vote in the forthcoming referendums. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A late surge in voter registration has taken place across the State on the last day on which people can register to vote in the upcoming referendums o(...)

Independent Senator Katherine Zappone has said she is ‘worried’ about the outcome of the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A prominent campaigner for a Yes vote in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum has said she is “worried” about the outcome of the vote.Indepen(...)

Rita O Connor: “I can’t understand why anybody is against it; they’ve done no harm to anyone.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In religious institutions around the country, debate is taking place over what approach should be taken to the same-sex marriage referendum on May 22(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has criticised the No campaign in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum, claiming that they are using children as weapons.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has entered the debate on the same-sex marriage referendum, claiming children are being used as “weapons” by(...)

Organisations involved in the BeLonG To Yes campaign in the same-sex the marriage referendum include the ISPCC, Barnardos, Foróige, Youth Work Ireland, the Migrant Rights Centre, Headstrong, Yes Equality, the Children’s Rights Alliance, Pavee Point, EPIC and the National Youth Council of Ireland, as well as BeLonG To. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

A Yes vote in the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum would be “in the best interests of children”, three of Ireland’s leading children’s chariti(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has called for the debate on the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum to have a  ‘responsible tone’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The debate on the same-sex marriage referendum should have a “responsible tone”, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said. Mr Donohoe said the (...)

Prof Ray Kinsella, of Mothers and Fathers Matter. The group has launched a campaign for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Public opinion on same-sex marriage will “swing back to the status quo” as the referendum date approaches, a spokesman for a group supporting a No vot(...)

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