There is a call for a referendum to take divorce out of the Constitution.
The Sunday Times reports the Arts Minister Josepha Madigan is looking for cross-party support on the issue.
A poll is planned to reduce the "waiting period" for divorce from the current four years,
Minister Madigan says she would like to see a referendum take place on the same day as the local and European Elections next year.
The Minister says she is prepared to introduce a private members bill next year if necessary.