Wednesday, 6 April 2011

"Wedding" Bells for Irish Couples

"Newly weds" Hugh Walsh and partner Barry
Couple happy to play part in Ireland's 'big step' 
WHEN BARRY Dignam and Hugh Walsh first met almost 20 years ago, homosexuality was still illegal; neither man envisaged then a time where their relationship would be legally recognised by the Irish State.
Yet today, 17 years after they started going out, they will become the public face of civil partnership in Ireland as one of the first couples to be joined under legislation which came into effect on January 1st.
Full report at Irish Times

(Irish Times)

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