Dail committee will not recommend gay marriage

A powerful Dáil committee is set to stop short of recommending gay marriage, but instead will advise changes in legislation for the recognition of same-sex unions.

9th July, 2005

A powerful Dáil committee is set to stop short of recommending gay marriage, but instead will advise changes in legislation for the recognition of same-sex unions.

The All Party Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution, which has been conducting a major review of family rights, is to report in September.

The committee's chairman, Cork South West TD Denis O'Donovan, said he believed that valid cases had been made for constitutional change on issues such...

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