23rd May 2015
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
Polls close in Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 18
10:01 PM — Voting has finished across Ireland in a referendum to decide whether same-sex marriage should be legal.
Printer ‘facing action’ after refusing to make civil partnership invitations 2
4:11 PM — A printer in the Republic of Ireland says it is under investigation - after it refused to print civil partnership invitations for a same-sex couple.
Switzerland’s supreme court refuses to recognise gay couple as fathers of their child 3
1:00 PM — The highest court in Switzerland has declined to recognise a gay couple as the fathers of their children.
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.
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.
Jason Collins: It is wrong for FIFA to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 1
5:05 PM — Retired professional basketball player Jason Collins, has hit out at FIFA for allowing World Cups to be held in Russia and Qatar.
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".
Watch: European Parliament mocks ‘big loser’ Nigel Farage over unresignation 8
1:44 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been mercilessly mocked on his return to the European Parliament over his 'un-resignation'.
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.
Dear Ireland, here’s ten reasons to vote NO to same-sex marriage 16
5:41 PM — On Friday, Ireland is being asked to vote on a proposal to introduce civil same-sex marriage. We look at ten reasons to vote no.
Watch: ‘Heterophobic’ taxi driver turns the tables on straight people 10
2:12 PM — A video has been released of a cab driver making 'heterophobic' comments - in a bid to show what gay people put up with.
Stunning pro-equality mural installed on 15th century Irish castle
11:16 AM — An artist has created a special biodegradable mural of a lesbian couple on the side of one of Ireland's historic castles.