The president singles out Caitriona Perry from a group of reporters, calls her "beautiful" and summons her to his side while he is on the phone with Ireland's prime minister.
The new legislation also sparks a sense of mourning for women who didn’t live to benefit from it.
In his St. Patrick’s Day speech Thursday—with the president at his side—Enda Kenny (pictured, right) delved into the history of Irish immigration to the U.S.
For years, Washington lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have attacked big corporations for avoiding taxes by parking their profits overseas Last week, the European Union did something about it For years, Washington lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have attacked big corporations for avoiding taxes by parking their profits overseas.
Pledges by Ireland to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases could be undermined by government plans for a major expansion of the country’s agricultural sector.
These transformations, current and proposed, are constructive steps toward streamlining the banking system, eliminating the risks that have devastated individuals and governments, democratizing money, and promoting sustainable and prosperous economies.
Because the Democratic Unionists, the largest party in Northern Ireland's devolved Parliament, exercised a voting mechanism to veto the vote, same-sex marriage backers are now expected to turn to the courts.
At a meeting building toward the Paris climate summit, Ireland’s president calls for a new economic order to address the threats of global warming.
There is much more to be done before Ireland can make wider claims to equality, but the long-time-coming sexual rights revolution is finally changing the nation’s landscape of Catholic morality.