Saturday 25 February 2017

Letters: American view of our referendum

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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.

"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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