Ireland : Over 1,000 same-sex marriages in 2016

Last year there were 1,056 same-sex marriages in the Republic of Ireland, 606 of these were male unions and were 450 female.

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Last year is the first full year for which there are figures on same-sex marriages.

Same-sex marriage was legalised in November 2015, and that year there were 91 marriages. This rose to 1,056 in 2016.