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412 Irish same-sex marriages registered in first year

The Department of Social Protection in the Republic of Ireland has released statistics showing that 412 same sex marriages have taken place since the Marriage Equality Referendum.

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said:

"The Marriage Equality Referendum was a historic day for Ireland. One year on, it's really great to see that 412 marriages have now taken place which otherwise would not have happened. It's a timely reminder of that momentous vote on that momentous day."

For a county-by-county figures for same-sex marriage notifications submitted and marriages registered from 22/05/2015 to close of business on 17/05/2016, please click here.