Taoiseach delighted as ‘marriage equality becomes a reality’

Same-sex marriages in other countries are recognised under Irish law from Monday.

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From Monday the first tranche of same-sex marriages made in other countries gained legal recognition in Ireland.

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To mark the day, Taoiseach Enda Kenny sent a letter to members of the national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans young people in Ireland, BelongTo.

The May 2015 referendum was about “love and equality,” Mr Kenny wrote in a letter read out by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly at the BelongTo offices in central Dublin.

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