27th May 2015
When will Ireland’s first same-sex weddings take place?
3:49 PM — Ireland's first same-sex weddings are set to take place this year, as the government plans to rush through legislation before the summer.
25th May 2015
Ireland is already advertising itself as a gay wedding destination 4
7:02 PM — Ireland's tourist board is not wasting any time in promoting the country as a gay wedding destination.
23rd May 2015
CONGRATULATIONS! Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage by a landslide 55
7:02 PM — The Republic of Ireland has approved same-sex marriage after a referendum on the issue.
Ireland looks set to comfortably approve same-sex marriage 2
11:19 AM — The Republic of Ireland looked set to pass same-sex marriage this morning, with early counts indicated a margin of up to 2:1 for the measure.
22nd May 2015
Polls open across Ireland for same-sex marriage referendum 7
7:01 AM — Polls have opened across Ireland for a referendum to decide whether same-sex marriage should be legal.
10th May 2015
Watch: Parody demolishes Irish anti-gay marriage ad 13
4:34 PM — A parody has already been made of an advert in Ireland encouraging people to vote against same-sex marriage.
Irish Catholic priest plans to defy church and vote for same-sex marriage 10
3:54 PM — A Catholic priest in Ireland has said he plans to ignore the wishes of his Church and vote for same-sex marriage in the upcoming referendum.
9th May 2015
Misfits star: You’re ‘basically homophobic’ if you oppose same-sex marriage 38
11:25 AM — Misfits star Robert Sheehan has encouraged people in Ireland to vote in favour of same-sex marriage - saying that anyone who votes against is "basically homophobic".
14th April 2015
Gerry Adams: Ireland’s equal marriage vote is ‘bigger than any one party’ 5
2:58 PM — Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has affirmed his support for equal marriage, and called for cross-party consensus on the issue.
2nd April 2015
Irish senators approve same-sex adoption bill 6
6:18 PM — Irish senators have approved plans for same-sex couples to adopt.
29th March 2015
Irish guy asks his nan to vote for equal marriage, and her response moves him to tears 17
3:57 PM — A gay YouTuber was moved to tears when he has posted a video asking his grandmother to vote for same-sex marriage.
14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 17
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.
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.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
1st February 2015
Watch: Homophobe makes awkward slip during equal marriage debate 30
7:02 PM — An anti-gay marriage campaigner has accidentally come out against marriage between men and women.
21st January 2015
This is what Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum will ask 10
4:43 PM — Ireland's cabinet has agreed on more of the details for the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage, and has decided on a final question.
11th January 2015
Ireland: Government to consider relaxing gay blood ban 2
3:38 PM — The Irish Department of Health is currently examining a policy paper that looks at a range of options surrounding the country's ban on gay men donating blood.
10th November 2014
Ireland: Colin Farrell backs ‘Yes’ campaign for equal marriage referendum 9
1:01 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has voiced his support for the 'Yes' campaign ahead of the country's upcoming referendum on equal marriage.
20th June 2014
Gender reassignment to be legally recognised in Ireland for the first time 1
1:53 PM — Joan Burton, the Irish Minister for Social Protection, this week announced that the proposed Gender Recognition Bill will be submitted for drafting and “enacted as soon as possible” following publication of the legislation.
3rd May 2014
Ireland: 16-year-old accused of stamping on man’s head in ‘gay hate’ attack seeks bail 5
4:25 PM — A 16-year-old who is accused of assaulting and robbing a man in an anti-gay attack is seeking bail.