25th May 2015
UN head Ban Ki-moon hails ‘historic’ victory for equality in Ireland 1
11:28 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised Ireland, for becoming the first country to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote
23rd May 2015
David Cameron congratulates Ireland on victory for same-sex marriage 4
8:45 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Republic of Ireland, for passing same-sex marriage in a landslide public vote.
Politicians welcome victory for same-sex marriage in Ireland 3
7:34 PM — Politicians and campaigners have hailed a victory for equality in Ireland, as the country passed same-sex marriage by popular vote.
CONGRATULATIONS! Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage by a landslide 57
7:02 PM — The Republic of Ireland has approved same-sex marriage after a referendum on the issue.
This 9-year-old’s ballot paper will melt your heart 4
12:49 PM — They might be too young to vote, but that wasn't going to stop them.
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.
No campaign concedes defeat in Irish same-sex marriage referendum 117
10:57 AM — Anti-same sex marriage campaigners in Ireland have conceded defeat in the referendum.
Irish Equality Minister: Country has said ‘F**K YEAH’ to equality 4
10:12 AM — Ireland's Equality Minister Aodhan O'Riordain has declared victory for same-sex marriage - declaring the result a F**K YEAH" for equality
Count begins for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 8
9:18 AM — Counting has just begun in the Republic of Ireland's equal marriage referendum.
22nd May 2015
Former Archbishop of Westminster: Gay marriage is part of ‘greatest evil in our country’ 150
8:17 PM — The former head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has said same-sex marriage contributes to the "greatest evil" in the country.
Texas Republican defies her party to back same-sex marriage 4
4:35 PM — A Republican politician in Texas has come out in support of same-sex marriage, despite her party remaining strongly opposed.
Lynne Featherstone to chair Lib Dem Norman Lamb’s leadership campaign
1:43 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The former Lib Dem minister who introduced same-sex marriage has announced she will chair Norman Lamb's bid for the party leadership.
Irish people abroad are heading home to vote for same-sex marriage 2
12:54 PM — Irish citizens from across the UK and the world are heading back to their home country to vote for same-sex marriage.
Judge reaffirms that gays can marry in Alabama then puts her ruling on hold 1
8:41 AM — A federal judge has again ruled that same-sex couples in the US state of Alabama should be allowed to marry, before putting the ruling on hold.
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.
21st May 2015
Why Ireland is voting on same-sex marriage tomorrow 19
6:42 PM — Voters in Ireland are heading to the polls tomorrow, to vote on proposals to introduce same-sex marriage.
Rome celebrates first same-sex civil unions 2
4:20 PM — The first civil unions to be officially registered in Rome were celebrated today, as twenty couples became the first to register at City Hall.
Ireland’s broadcasters cease discussion of same-sex marriage ahead of referendum 5
3:12 PM — A moratorium preventing the discussion of same-sex marriage by broadcasters in Ireland has come into force, ahead of the country's referendum tomorrow.
Writer Colm Toibin: The Catholic Church has no authority on same-sex marriage 8
2:34 PM — Writer Colm Toibin has weighed in one day ahead of Ireland's same-sex marriage referendum to say the Catholic Church "has no moral authority to speak on civil matters".
20th May 2015
Apparently, Benjy the gay bull wants to vote for same-sex marriage in Ireland 1
6:18 PM — Same-sex marriage in Ireland has had a number of big-name celebrity endorsements - and now it's been backed by Benjy the gay bull.