Ann Louise

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Alison Hallahan with daughter Charlotte Cannell.

New Year’s Eve, 2015, was the night I told my parents I was gay. It was the year of the same-sex marriage referendum and I wanted to be open to my fam(...)

 Independent Mattie McGrath was among those to contribute as the Dáil debated the latest developments in the broadband plan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Can’t wait to see Katherine Zappone’s frock when she hits the red carpet at the Ifta awards. Hollywood Boulevard meets Dawson Street. It’ll be wall-t(...)

Wedding day: Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan at Dublin City Hall on January 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ann Louise Gilligan Born: July 27th, 1945 Died: June 15th, 2017 A gentle radical whose elegance, sensitivity and deep spirituality were matched by he(...)

Ann Louise Gilligan and Katherine Zappone: Their 2006 legal case began a conversation about love, and what it meant to have that love recognised. Photograph: David Sleator

On May 23rd, 2015, the day of the marriage equality referendum results, I kept bumping into Ann Louise Gilligan and Katherine Zappone: on Dame Street (...)

Katherine Zappone recalled how she and her wife, Anne Louise Gilligan, had often said to each other they hoped to be ‘ladies in our 80s’. Photograph: David Sleator

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan decided to spend their life together six weeks after meeting in Boston College in 1(...)

Joan Burton TD, Marriage Equality Chairwoman Gráinne Healy, Graham Herterich from The Cupcake bloke (who made the cake), Ger O’Keefe from the Yes Campaign, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties  Mark Kelly, Glen chairman Kieran Rose, executive director of Amnesty International in Ireland Colm O Gorman with supporters and campaigners for marriage equality mark the first anniversary of the passing of the referendum at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Politicians mingled with newlyweds, families and Yes campaigners in Dublin Castle on Sunday as the sun shone down on the one-year anniversary celebrat(...)