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.
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 2
12:21 PM — The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, has praised Ireland for passing same-sex marriage - and called other parts of the world to catch up.
Parliament in Greenland unanimously approves same-sex marriage 13
10:51 AM — Greenland's Parliament has unanimously approved same-sex marriage and adoption.
26th May 2015
Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham: I want Pope Francis to back gay rights 21
11:11 PM — Labour's Andy Burnham has said he hopes the Pope and the Catholic Church will back gay rights.
Politicians in Texas attempt to revive notorious anti-gay marriage bill 8
6:54 PM — A notoriously high-profile anti-gay marriage bill has been revived in the Texas House in a sneaky way.
Morrissey congratulates Ireland for gay marriage decision 2
2:37 PM — Singer Morrissey has congratulated the people of Ireland for "teaching the politicians" on same-sex marriage.
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.
Watch: Irish Senator proposes on live TV after Yes vote 3
6:19 PM — Irish Senator Katherine Zappone proposed on live TV, after her country overwhelmingly passed same-sex marriage into law.
Protests to be held in Northern Ireland calling for same-sex marriage 5
3:17 PM — Protests will be held in Belfast - calling on Northern Ireland to follow the Republic in introducing same-sex marriage.
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.