26th May 2015
Oops… Anti-gay church blames Ivory Coast for Ireland’s gay marriage result 20
7:01 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has inadvertently declared its hatred for the Ivory Coast, after printing the Irish flag backwards on protest posters.
Turkish preacher warns masturbation will make men’s hands ‘pregnant in the afterlife’ 59
6:44 PM — According to an Islamic televangelist, men who masturbate will find their hands "pregnant in the afterlife".
JK Rowling has celebrated that Dumbledore could marry Gandalf in Ireland 7
5:38 PM — The author behind Harry Potter has once again spoken out in support of gay rights, after Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
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.
Italian PM on Ireland referendum result: We cannot delay civil unions any longer 15
1:34 PM — The Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, has said his country can't delay civil unions "any longer", following the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland.
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.
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
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow thanks his gay fans 37
10:18 AM — The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest has thanked his gay fans for accepting his apology - after he made purportedly homophobic comments.
23rd May 2015
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow: We are all heroes no matter who we love 46
11:44 PM — Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has paid tribute to equality after winning the Eurovision Song Contest.
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.
What time is Eurovision on, and everything else you need to know 3
1:36 PM — The Eurovision Song Contest grand final takes place tonight - here is everything you need to know about the competition.
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.