Irish ruling on gay marriage

10 Nov

Link: Irish ruling on gay marriage.

A lesbian couple who wed in Canada can seek to have their union legally recognised in Ireland, a judge ruled on Tuesday in a case he predicted would have deep consequences for this predominantly Catholic country.

High Court Justice Liam McKechnie said lawyers representing Ann Louise Gilligan and Katherine Zappone had presented an arguable case that merited a full hearing, likely to take place next year.


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