18th March 2015
Ring Your Granny campaign aims to mobilise elderly vote for Ireland’s marriage referendum 9
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
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 63
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 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.
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 35
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 27
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 148
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
Dustin Lance Black ‘I believe marriage equality will be the law of the land in Ireland’
4:27 PM — Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has said he believes Ireland will vote for marriage equality in Ireland.
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.
25th February 2015
Catholic Bishop: ‘Gay people can marry… just not each other’ 37
3:31 PM — A Catholic Bishop from Ireland has said that there is nothing stopping gay people from getting married, as long as they don't marry each other.
23rd February 2015
Campaign urges Irish people abroad to return home for equal marriage vote 2
4:55 PM — A Irishman living in London is urging Irish people to return home to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.
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.
21st February 2015
Leaflet distributed in Dublin claims being gay gives you cancer 29
6:54 PM — A leaflet distributed in Dublin claims that gay people have a life expectancy of 60 because they "contract cancers earlier in life".