Councillors pass motion supporting same sex marriage

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Diarmuid Scully 63by Bernie English | [email protected]

LIMERICK city councillors have unanimously passed a motion of support for same-sex marraige in advance of a referendum on the subject.

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And cheering erupted from the public gallery in city hall, as members of the Limerick LGBT community and supporters celebrated the elected members unanimous support.

Proposing the motion – which had been put forward by eight members of the city council, Cllr Maurice Quinliven (SF) and having it seconded the motion, Cllr Diarmuid Scully (FG), said that it was “appropriate” that the motion should be passed without debate.