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#MarRef is about people and people's lives, Labour's meeting in Cork hears

April 17, 2015

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Last night Labour held a packed public meeting on Marriage Equality. The evening was chaired by Minister Kathleen Lynch and the speakers included the Tánaiste Joan Burton, Joe Noonan and TJ from Yes Equality, Cork, Laura Harmon, President of USI, Conor O’Mahony from UCC School of Law and Valerie Mulcahy, Cork Ladies Football.

Listen to the Tánaiste's contribution to the meeting  

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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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