A Malaysian student who reportedly had a civil partnership with an Irishman has been caught up in a political storm of controversy in his home country.
Same-sex marriages from New York are to be recognised as Irish civil partnerships, following an order today from Justice Minister Alan Shatter.
The Civil Partnership Act, which came into law at the start of the year, contains glaring omissions governing the rights of children and the protection of the family home, according to a report published this afternoon.
Ireland AM's Alan Hughes will sign the papers with his long-term love Karl Broderick this Friday in one of the most high-profile events since civil partnerships were legalised in Ireland.
The Archbishop of Armagh has called for a clampdown on the debate over gay clergy in the Church of Ireland.
Children with lesbian and gay parents face real discrimination because of the lack of equality for same sex families in Ireland under the Civil Partnership Act, according to a new short film launched today by Marriage Equality.
Independent senator Katherine Zappone has criticised Government inaction on gay marriage and questioned if incoming gender quotas for general election candidates will work.
The march began outside City Hall at 3pm and finished outside the Department of Justice on St Stephen’s Green. Several prominent supporters of gay rights...