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PHOTOS & VIDEO – Say Yes to Equality May 22

Yes Equality Limerick launched on Tuesday 7 April to coordinate and lead the Limerick campaign to win the Marriage Equality Referendum on May 22nd. Hosted by Olivia O’Sullivan, the launch was attended by numerous well known faces including Munster rugby player Duncan Casey, fashion queen Celia Holman Lee and presenter and journalist, Richard Lynch of ILoveLimerick.com.

Sharon Mc Meel, Yes Equality Limerick spokesperson said, “We are very excited with Yes Equality Limerick. We are asking Limerick people to get involved, vote yes and share their freedom to marry. The people of Limerick have the chance to take part in a once in a generation moment by making their voices heard in the May 22nd Marriage Equality Referendum. We are already overwhelmed by the level of support in Limerick for the campaign and with today’s launch we hope to make more people aware of how important their vote is and how they can lend their support over the coming weeks.” 

Moninne Griffith, Yes Equality spokesperson said, “This marks a historic moment for the people of Limerick. We are asking everyone to get involved, vote yes and share their freedom to marry. The referendum gives Irish people the chance to secure true equality for lesbian and gay people, who are our sons, daughters, brothers and sisters. The campaign acknowledges Irish people as generous and decent – people who want to live in an inclusive equal society.”

On the 22nd of May the people of Ireland will take to the polls to vote on one of the most important civil rights issues of our time.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to show that Ireland is a modern nation that embraces all its citizens equally.  Yes Equality Limerick is proud to be leading the campaign for change in our constituency and we urge people to show their support for change by turning out to the polling stations on May 22nd.  We simply cannot take this referendum for granted.  Vote YES, for your friends, for your family and your loved ones!

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday April 15th – “Case against the 8” screening at The Belltable, 69 O Connell Street,  with panel discussion after.

Saturday April 26th – Cabaret for Marriage Equality in Dolans Warehouse. More info here.

Saturday May 9th – Dragged up in compunction with Limerick Pride, featuring Paul Ryder, Regina George and Pixie at Club Milk, Pery Best Western Hotel, Glentworth Street

For more information on Yes Equality, check out their website here.
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For more information on Yes Equality Limerick, check out their Facebook here
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Photos copyright Oisin McHugh for I Love Limerick 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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