23rd March 2015
Head of anti-gay Catholic group admits equal marriage ‘favourite to win’ in Irish referendum 12
5:51 PM — The founder of an anti-gay Catholic lobbying group has admitted that same-sex marriage is likely to pass an upcoming referendum in Ireland.
Amnesty International launches Yes campaign for equal marriage in Ireland 2
11:39 AM — Amnesty International has launched a campaign to help pass same-sex marriage in Ireland's upcoming referendum.
20th March 2015
Two arrested over attack on LGBT group during NY St Patrick’s Parade 19
6:27 PM — Two teenagers have been arrested, after a toilet paper attack on the first LGBT group to march in New York City's St Patrick's Day Parade.
19th March 2015
Watch: This adorable five year old knows that ‘love is love’ 6
2:11 PM — A 5 year old Irish girl has shown her support for marriage equality in Ireland
18th March 2015
Ring Your Granny campaign aims to mobilise elderly vote for Ireland’s marriage referendum 7
1:16 PM — Young people in Ireland are being urged to ring their grandparents - to encourage them to vote for same-sex marriage.
16th March 2015
Irish senator calls for ‘open debate’ on whether same-sex marriage would ban Mother’s Day 32
1:14 PM — An Irish senator has called for an "open debate" about same-sex marriage - after claiming Mother's Day could be banned if it becomes law.
15th March 2015
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7:44 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 57
6:08 PM — An Irish senator has claimed that Mother's Day will be banned if the country passes same-sex marriage.
14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 16
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
13th March 2015
New poll shows 76% want marriage equality in Ireland 1
7:05 PM — A new poll released this week shows that 76% intend to vote yes in Ireland's marriage referendum
Irish senator opens up: I cried for weeks when my son came out 34
2:12 PM — An Irish senator has opened up about his own struggle accepting his son's sexuality - in a bid to convince people to support same-sex marriage.
11th March 2015
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 26
2:05 PM — Ireland's Minister for Health Leo Varadkar - who came out as gay earlier this year - has delivered a stirring speech in favour of same-sex marriage.
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
10th March 2015
WATCH this Catholic couple’s heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 23
11:45 AM — Brighid and Paddy, a Roman Catholic couple who have been married for 50 years, have released a video showing their support for equal marriage in Ireland.
9th March 2015
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 147
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
Gay politician defends decision to ban referee from wearing rainbow wristband 5
12:45 PM — An out gay politician has backed the organisation in charge of Gaelic football's decision to ban a referee from wearing a rainbow wristband during a match on Saturday.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
6th March 2015
Irish company refuses to print gay couple’s civil partnership ceremony invites 24
10:53 AM — A printing company in Drogheda, Ireland, refused to print the invitations for a gay couple's civil partnership ceremony because the owners “don’t agree with homosexuality”.
26th February 2015
Republic of Ireland: Lesbian couple beaten in homophobic attack 6
9:35 AM — Two women say they have been "inundated with messages of support" after being beaten unconscious in a homophobic attack.