The announcement that the government is refusing allow certain civil servants to have their pensions recognised as Spouse and Children Pensions is also in defiance of and contrary to the sovereign will of over 1.62 million Irish people as expressed in the landslide Yes result in the marriage referendum.
Alex Barclay, author of several bestselling thrillers and winner of the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Award at the Irish Book Awards for her third novel, Blood Runs Cold, lends her voice to the booming chorus of Yes supporters. Below are her thoughts on the young gay people whose parents have been campaigning for a No vote.
With the Dublin’s Mini Marathon around the corner and not to forget Dublin Pride’s Run in June as well, have you been thinking, I’d love to give that a shot? Well now’s your chance. The lovely folks at Dublin Frontrunners were in touch and asked us to give a shout out to all you ladies who want to give it a go.