Tag Archive | Yes Equality

Yes Equality partners with National Library on digital project

Yes Equality partners with National Library on digital project

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 […]

Yes Equality Marriage Referendum First Anniversary!‏

Yes Equality Marriage Referendum First Anniversary!‏

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 […]

Irish Equal Marriage Commencement Ceremony Held in Dublin

Irish Equal Marriage Commencement Ceremony Held in Dublin

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 […]

ICCL: Marriage Equality Act a “vindication of the will of voters”

ICCL: Marriage Equality Act a “vindication of the will of voters”

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 […]

Thank You From Yes Equality

Thank You From Yes Equality

Yes Equality: “Truly A Nation Of Equals”

Yes Equality: “Truly A Nation Of Equals”

“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 […]

Watch: Every Vote Counts!

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!  

Every YES Matters, Change Your Profile Picture – Yes Equality

Every YES Matters, Change Your Profile Picture – Yes Equality

Please help spread the word today that Every YES Matters. After you’ve voted please change your profile picture for the rest of the day. Encourage everyone that you know, friends and family to come out and vote YES. You can save the “I’ve Voted. Have You?” new profile picture at right or for more information and […]

Watch: How to Vote on Friday May 22nd – Yes Equality Guide

Is this your first time voting? Watch this useful guide to voting in the referendum on Friday 22nd May, put together by Yes Equality.

Yes Equality Bus Launched To Take Yes Message Nationwide

Yes Equality Bus Launched To Take Yes Message Nationwide

Yes Equality took to the road yesterday (Wednesday 22 April 2015) with the launch of their nationwide bus tour that will cover 66 locations in 26 counties over 27 days. The Yes Equality bus was unveiled yesterday at Dublin’s City Hall by a team of Yes Equality campaigners and canvassers. The well-wishers included mothers, fathers, […]