Looking back at the Same Sex Marriage Referendum
As the 2nd anniversary of the referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage comes around, the wedding team at Thomas Prior Hall take a look at some of the most memorable moments from the ‘Yes’ campaign and the subsequent celebration after the Marriage Equality referendum was voted into law. The marriage referendum was held on the 22nd of May 2015 and on the 23rd of May the news broke that by an overwhelming majority of 62% voted ‘Yes”.
Here are our top 5 videos recalling the most memorable moments of the ‘Yes’ Campaign:
1 The Granny factor
Our favourite video for the ‘Yes’ campaign was “Marriage Equality: Bring Your Family With You”
2 The Celebrations at Dublin Castle
The party at Dublin Castle was immense.
3 The Celeb endorsement
Many celebrities turned out to support the cause,
4 Mrs. Brown’s message
Even some messages had great message, although not as PC as others.
5 Get the boat to vote
Generation Immigration return to vote from the UK, US and Australia, Irish people return in droves to vote in the referendum.