Tag Archive | Yes Equality
Yes Equality has partnered with the National Library of Ireland on a digital collecting project. The donation comprises over 6,000 photographs, documenting various aspects of the campaign for marriage equality. The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that Yes Equality – the organisation that led the nationwide campaign to secure a yes vote in the […]
It’s one year to the day since the people of Ireland voted in overwhelming numbers to make marriage possible for all couples, regardless of gender. We hope that this joy will soon be available for couples in other countries too. This day, Sunday 22nd May, 2016, one year ago, the people of Ireland voted in […]
The commencement orders for the Marriage Act and related legislation were signed yesterday evening at 5pm in George’s Hall, Dublin Castle, by the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald TD and Tánaiste Joan Burton TD. The orders will mean that from next Monday, November 16th, lesbian and gay couples will be able to get married in […]
Ireland’s human rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has warmly welcomed the signature on Saturday (29 August) of the Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Act 2015 by the President of Ireland. Together with colleagues from its partner organisations, the Gay & Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and Marriage Equality, the ICCL […]
“Today, we are more truly a nation of equals” – Yes Equality The people of Ireland have exercised their Constitutional right and by direct vote they have said an emphatic ‘Yes’ to Equality. We now join twenty other countries where same-sex marriage has been made possible. We are the first country in the world to […]
An overview of the last few months of the Campaign for Marriage Equality, and speakers including Kieran Rose, Gráinne Healy and Brian Sheehan. No matter what the outcome of the marriage referendum, things will never be the same again in Ireland! Now, get out there and vote!