Gerry Walshe

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President Michael D Higgins: signed Bill in accordance with Constitution. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

President Michael D Higgins had no choice but to sign the marriage amendment into the Constitution despite the Supreme Court not having considered (...)

 A Vote Yes poster being erected  last April in advance of the referendum on same-sex marriage. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court judge on Tuesday directed that a new legal challenge against the result of the same-sex marriage referendum must be heard on notice to th(...)

Gerry Walshe, Lisdeen, Co Clare. Photograph: Collins/Courts

The Supreme Court has refused to permit two men to bring further appeals against the rejection of their separate legal challenges to the Yes result (...)

A woman cycles past a marriage equality mural in the Liberties area of Dublin. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Same-sex couples already in civil partnerships will face a reduced fee if they decide to marry, the Government announced on Wednesday, as it agreed th(...)

 President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has signed the result of last May’s marriage referendum into the Constitution. The Thirty-Fourth Amendment of the C(...)

Two men have sought leave to appeal the result of the marriage referendum to the Supreme Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two men have sought leave to appeal the outcome of last May’s same-sex marriage referendum to the Supreme Court after their previous court challenges (...)

A man seeking to overturn the same sex marriage referendum result has argued the State, in advocating a Yes vote, failed to protect the family, the “s(...)

TDs Alex White, John Lyons, Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys at the marriage referendum count at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Legislation to provide for same-sex marriage will be delayed until the autumn, the Government has confirmed. The Court of Appeal has set a date of J(...)

At the marriage referendum count last month were Alex White, John Lyons, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

There is growing concern in Government that same-sex marriages could be delayed until next year. The outcome of the referendum on May 22nd is the sub(...)

Gerry Walshe is seeking to appeal a refusal by  President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns to allow him bring a petition challenging the May 22nd referendum result.

An application for a stay aimed at restraining the issuing of a certificate verifying the result of the same sex marriage referendum has been adjourne(...)

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