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Labour's Marriage Equality #MarRef campaign launched in Dublin

April 27, 2015

Yesterday we officially launched our Marriage Equality referendum campaign in Dublin’s Smock Alley theatre.

Party members, members of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP), Cllrs and members of the public all filled the beautiful hall to hear speeches from the Tánaiste Joan Burton, Director of Elections Minister Alex White, the chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party Deputy Jack Wall, the President of USI Laura Harmon and Norah Casey.

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Marriage Equality

March 11, 2015

Marriage Equality

Why is the Labour Party campaigning for a Yes vote?

The Labour Party has long-campaigned for equal rights for all gay and lesbian people. We have been to the fore in campaigns to decriminalise homosexuality. We were the first party to publish proposals for Civil Unions. We made a commitment to a marriage equality referendum in our 2011 General Election Manifesto and we established the Constitutional Convention that paved the way for the referendum on marriage equality.

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