N.Ireland Set for First Same-Sex Marriage
|02/11/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A Belfast couple were on Tuesday set to become the first same-sex couple to get married in Northern Ireland after a change in the law.
Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni Edwards, 27, were due to wed at 2:00 pm (1400 GMT) in Carrickfergus, near Belfast, after the new legislation came into effect on Monday.
It followed campaigning by Amnesty International and partner organizations in the “Love Equality” campaign, which hailed the occasion “a landmark moment for equality in Northern Ireland.”
“We didn’t set out to make history — we just fell in love,” Edwards said ahead of the nuptials in a statement released read more >>>