Wednesday 17 January 2018

Letters: American view of our referendum

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

Letters to the editor

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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