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Photos: Ireland’s first same-sex marriage

by | 17th, November 2015

Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly today became Ireland’s first same-sex married couple. Registrar Mary Clare Heffernan presided over this mornings ceremony, which took place in a small waiting room outside the registrar office at Clonmel Community Care Centre .

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 12.54.33 DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 17:  Newly married couple Richard Dowling (L) and Cormac Gollogly (3rd L) pose for a photograph with registrar Mary Clare Heffernan (2nd L) after the first ever same sex marriage takes in Clonmel on November 17, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Irish officialdom began recognising same sex marriage on Monday, following passage of the Marriage Act 2015 which was a result of the referendum on same sex marriage held earlier this year. This mornings ceremony took place in a small waiting room outside the registrar office at Clonmel Community Care Centre to ensure that this was the first same sex marriage.  (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 17:  Newly married couple Richard Dowling (L) and Cormac Gollogly (2nd L) kiss next to registrar Mary Clare Heffernan (R) after the first ever same sex marriage takes in Clonmel on November 17, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Irish officialdom began recognising same sex marriage on Monday, following passage of the Marriage Act 2015 which was a result of the referendum on same sex marriage held earlier this year. This mornings ceremony took place in a small waiting room outside the registrar office at Clonmel Community Care Centre to ensure that this was the first same sex marriage.  (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 17:  The first ever same sex marriage in Ireland takes place between Richard Dowling (L) and Cormac Gollogly (R) in Clonmel on November 17, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Irish officialdom began recognising same sex marriage on Monday, following passage of the Marriage Act 2015 which was a result of the referendum on same sex marriage held earlier this year. This morning's ceremony took place in a small waiting room outside the registrar office at Clonmel Community Care Centre to ensure that this was the first same sex marriage.  (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) DUBLIN, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 17:  Newly married couple Richard Dowling (L) and Cormac Gollogly (R) kiss after the first ever same sex marriage takes in Clonmel on November 17, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Irish officialdom began recognising same sex marriage on Monday, following passage of the Marriage Act 2015 which was a result of the referendum on same sex marriage held earlier this year. This mornings ceremony took place in a small waiting room outside the registrar office at Clonmel Community Care Centre to ensure that this was the first same sex marriage.  (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)



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