Marriage Equality Bill set for Dáil introduction

Marriage Equality Bill set for Dáil introduction

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald will formally introduce the Marriage Equality Bill to the Dáil today.

This follows on from the resounding Yes vote in the referendum last May.

The legislation will now go through the Houses of the Oireachtas, clearing the path for the country's first same-sex marriages.

Under the new bill marriages between same-sex couples that have taken place in other countries will be recognised in Ireland.

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