Cabinet agrees to hold gay marriage referendum in 2015

The Cabinet has agreed to hold a number of referendums in 2015, including one on the issue of same-sex marriage.

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The government has been meeting to finalise plans for taking the question to the people. The announcement comes amid concerns that the public is suffering from ‘referendum fatigue’.

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The Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore has already signalled that the issue of gay couples adopting children will be dealt with before then so that the referendum can be on the issue of same-sex marriage alone.

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Photo By Kurt Löwenstein Educational Center International Team from Germany (qe07 (9)) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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