Ireland has taken to the polls on Friday May 22 to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalin a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation. The republic could become the first country in the world to vote for same-sex marriage in a historic referendum. Voters are asked whether or not to add an article to the Irish constitution saying: "Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex.
Jump to navigation. Gay singles looking for lasting love can find it in Ireland. All across the country, there are gay singles searching for something long-term and settling down for years of bliss together.
Scenes of joy in Dublin Castle on May 23rd felt like a kind of secular Pentecost. Comment: If we love equality, Eighth Amendment is first obstacle that needs to go. Analysis: Voters take their cue from unenthusiastic, distracted politicians.
LGBT activist Dr. British MPs overwhelmingly supported two amendments to introduce both same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland if Stormont is not restored by October As part of Pride Month, we look at the perspectives of two gay men from the West of Ireland. For the second year, the Irish Consulate in New York City will welcome everyone and anyone to join in their official Pride Parade delegation.
I f the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now in the business of social revolution. It was here that labour activists turned industrial warehouses and trading offices into political hubs, here that gay bars opened and prospered, here that equal rights campaigners set up campaign coalitions, and here that they said goodbye to Lyra McKee and vowed that her death would not be in vain. This morning, waking up, our community feels more valued.
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The Emerald Isle was once famous for being a devoutly Catholic stronghold of faith, holiness, and a heap of nuns. Inthe international image of Ireland is changing. For St.
Below are the words of our Irish Gay Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
The taoiseach, who is openly gay, joined thousands of people at the event in the city centre before taking to the stage to thank the crowd. The ban on same-sex marriage will only remain if Sinn Fein and the DUP can reach an agreement to form a new power-sharing executive before the deadline. Belfast lord mayor John Finucane erected the flag at City Hall, the first time it has flown from the building.
Pigs examines the interconnecting relationships between bisexual Dubliner Jimmy, who has separated from his wife, and his fellow squatters in a Georgian house on Henrietta Street. Jimmy Brennan, who plays Jimmy in the film, based the screenplay on his own experiences in s London. Copyright Samson Films The film explores themes of sexual confusion and self-discovery as gay drummer Petie struggles with and eventually embraces his homosexuality.