Dublin father: Referendum so important to normalise our kids

Dublin father: Referendum so important to normalise our kids

A Dublin father has said the marriage referendum is important to "blow away the dark clouds of homophobia".

It comes as both sides of the debate make their final arguments on air ahead of tomorrow's broadcast moratorium.

This morning, Enda Morgan recalled how his daughter Rachel came out to her parents five years ago, and has gone on to be very happy and meet the partner of her dreams.

He said Ireland now had to "do right by" its children and give them the right to marry.

"This referendum is so, so important to create acceptance and to normalise our children," he said, "and to try to blow away the last dark clouds of homophobia.

"We've really got to make our children feel comfortable with their sexuality."

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