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- Reuters via Yahoo UK & Ireland News23 May 17:53
By Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gay couples flocked to central Dublin to celebrate a "historic watershed" on Saturday as a large majority in the traditionally Catholic country voted to allow same-sex marriage, the culmination of a four-decade struggle for gay rights. Waving rainbow flags, embracing and crying, two thousand people gathered to watch the official results in...
- Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland News24 May 11:30
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."
- Press Association via Yahoo UK & Ireland News24 May 00:06
Marriage ceremonies for gay couples could be happening in Ireland by the end of the year following the country's resounding yes to same-sex equality.
- AFP via Yahoo UK & Ireland News23 May 21:10
Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage, official results showed on Saturday, joining 18 countries which have made, or are in the process of making the change, 13 of them in Europe.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo UK & Ireland News22 May 20:35
Gay couples will be able to marry in Alabama, a federal judge ruled on Thursday – but not yet. State bans against gay marriage began falling in October as appeals court judges found them unconstitutional in a series of rulings, rapidly raising the number of states where same-sex couples can legally marry to 37. In March, the Alabama Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Roy Moore, became the first...
- Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland News22 May 23:52
DUBLIN (AP) — Voters determined to have their voice heard on gay marriage turned out in strength Friday for Ireland's most hard-fought referendum in decades, a contest that pitted the liberal forces of social change against the nation's conservative Catholic foundation.
- AFP via Yahoo UK & Ireland News23 May 15:30
Ireland looked set on Saturday to become the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote as crowds cheered in the streets of Dublin in anticipation of the spectacular setback for the once all-powerful Catholic Church.
- Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland News24 May 03:44
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
- AFP via Yahoo UK & Ireland News24 May 02:06
Ireland on Sunday celebrated a historic referendum approving gay marriage, as the once all-powerful Catholic Church reflected on the need for a "reality check" to keep in touch with changing times.
- AFP via Yahoo UK & Ireland News23 May 21:19
Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by referendum with an overwhelming 62 percent "Yes" vote, further denting the once all-powerful Irish Catholic Church.
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