Monday September 21, 2020

One Day In May: How has life changed for Ireland's gay community?

Exactly one year on, much has changed - and many things haven’t

22nd May, 2016
Niamh Herrity and Aoífe Doyle were married in December 2015

Niamh Herrity had convinced her girlfriend Aoífe Doyle that she was waiting for a proposal, until Herrity popped the question herself. It was November 2013, the same month that the government announced it would hold a referendum to legalise same-sex marriage.

The couple had debated whether to get married in Canada or New York, or settle for a civil partnership in Ireland. But when the referendum date was announced by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in...

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