Friday October 23, 2020

Nobody loses with a yes vote

Marriage equality is good for Ireland, good for people, good for marriage, and a true symbol of the aspirations of the 1916 Proclamation

22nd April, 2015
The marriage equality campaign ‘is not about defeating someone else’ Picture: Collins

This May we will all be asked whether lesbian and gay people in Ireland will be allowed the freedom to have civil marriages in our country. The referendum is unlike most referendums we have had. Many of our referendums are about political structures such as the Seanad or the many European treaties we have been asked to consider.

It is about members of our families, our friends, neighbours, work colleagues and fellow citizens. This referendum...

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