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McAteer's make last ditch appeal for Yes vote in marriage equality referendum

One of Dundalk’s best known gay couples have issued a last ditch appeal for people to vote yes in tomorrow’s marriage equality referendum.

Jerome McAteer and Bobby Wain, best known as the proprietors of popular Clanbrassil Street eatery McAteer’s Food House, have been in a relationship for a number of years. 177 more words


[Updated to include video] Former President McAleese: 'Why my family will be voting YES'

This morning Former President McAleese delivered an address entitled ‘Why my family will be voting YES’ to a BeLonG To hosted event, calling on all families across Ireland to vote YES on Friday May 22nd. 418 more words


BeLonG To Welcomes ‘Inspiring Statement’ by Justin McAleese

BeLonG To, the national organisation for LGBT young people, has welcomed Justin McAleese’s call for a ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming marriage referendum.

Commenting today (18.04.15), Michael Barron, Founding Director of BeLonG To, said: “Justin’s mother, Mary, has been a long-term supporter of BeLonG To, and we are very grateful for the backing she has given our organisation down through the years.  256 more words


Former President Mary McAleese Supports Yes Vote In Marriage Referendum

The Yes Equality Referendum Campaign today welcomes the statement of former President Mary McAleese that she and her husband, Senator Martin McAleese are supporting a Yes vote for civil marriage equality on May 22 next.Speaking from Notre Dame in the United States, the former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese said the marriage equality referendum is a “human rights issue.” 281 more words


A few months ago I was asked who my female role models were. I think role models of any kind are important, taking inspiration from the words or work of people you admire and incorporating it into your own life, and I’ll often look to others for help when I feel lost and in need of motivation. 668 more words

Mary Mary Quite Contrary: McAleese is Right Again

Ireland’s ex-president Mary McAleese said, in relation to preliminary discussions for the upcoming Synod on the family, that it was ‘bonkers’ for such weighty matters to be discussed by elderly celibate men. 198 more words

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Christmas and all it involves in the run up to it means I have been missing from this blog. Thankfully Made In West Cork was busy with website orders and regular customers – although be assured, we won’t be making any fortunes any time soon. 600 more words