During a debate about the forthcoming Marriage Equality referendum on Sunday’s Marian Finucane Show, Patrick Treacy and Thomas Finnegan claimed (between 6.00 and 12.00 minutes) that a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum would confer a constitutional right to procreate on married same-sex couples, and that this would make it impossible for the Oireachtas…

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Silence: a new song by Jack O’Rourke released in aid of Amnesty International’s Lets Make History campaign for a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum   Emerging artist Jack O’Rourke releases haunting new ballad, “Silence”, on Friday the 17th of April in aid of Amnesty International’s Let’s Make History – YES Campaign for Marriage…

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Sabina Brennan Speech

I have two sons, I love them both equally. Both are Irish citizens, one can marry and the other cannot. That’s inequality. – Sabina Brennan   Sabina, a mother of two sons spoke at the launch of our campaign for a ‘Yes’ vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum outside the GPO in Dublin on 22…

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Grace Dyas Speech

This following is a speech made by Grace Dyas at our Let’s Make History campaign launch outside the GPO on O’ Connell Street, 22-03-15.   I am a straight woman. I live in Dublin with my partner, Martin Sharry. I love him. I want to marry him.   On May 22nd, I will be voting…

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Safia’s Letter

Safia lives in Gorey, County Wexford with her Dads Colm and Paul, and her brother Sean. She wrote this letter as a response to the debate on the Marriage Equality Referendum. You can listen to Safia reading her letter on the Ray D’Arcy show on RTE Radio 1 here