The day that conservative Ireland voted to embrace the excluded
It was a pleasure to play a small part, says Jason Kennedy, who actively campaigned for a Yes vote
Published 21/05/2016 | 02:30
"Hello. I'm campaigning for a Yes vote in the upcoming marriage equality referendum. Do you have a moment to have a chat?"
I must have said that a thousand times in the two months leading up to one of the most iconic and important dates in contemporary Irish history.
My dedication to canvassing people online and alongside campaign groups led many of my friends to assume I was scoping out a career in politics, even though I can't think of anything less desirable.