Tuesday 17 January 2017

Letters: American view of our referendum

Published 07/06/2015 | 02:30

Yes voters celebrate at the Central Count Centre in Dublin castle, Dublin
Yes voters celebrate at the Central Count Centre in Dublin castle, Dublin

Sir - Before my recent trip to Dublin to campaign for the Yes side, my father gave a word of advice: no talk of Irish re-unification.

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"Save that for another trip," he half-jokingly counselled. "Besides, isn't legalising gay marriage in Ireland gonna keep you busy?"

Dad was right. The history-making campaign to win a marriage equality referendum was all-consuming.

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