Monthly Archives: July 2010

2010-07-19: Civil Partnership Bill signed into law

The Civil Partnership Bill etc., provides legal recognition for same-sex couples in Ireland for the first time.
It extends marriage-like benefits to gay and lesbian couples in the areas of property, social welfare, succession, maintenance, pensions and tax. It also impacts cohabitating couples in general. Continue reading

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FAQ: "White Knot? Why not" – Where can I find the knots?

A lot of people asked us where to find them, and if we sell them. We do not sell them: we actually suggest you make it yourself. We found people are more likely to see it if you make it … Continue reading

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Civil Partnership vs Marriage… Tax-payers vs Parents

For or against the Civil Partnership? The Civil Partnership is a step forward for tax-payers, a leap backward for children’s constitutional rights. The Civil Partnership is a good thing, because it is better than what we had before: gay couples … Continue reading

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Argentina may be first in South-America to allow same-gender marriage

Since the 28th December 2009, 7 same-gender couples have gotten married in Argentina, and it started a legal battle between the religious groups who claim the Law does not allow it, and the rest of society who is more or … Continue reading

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My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken and Me

[easyreview title=”My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken and MeMaya Angelou” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested … Continue reading

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We all Went on Safari

[easyreview title=”We all Went on Safari, Laurie Krebs and Julia Cairns” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing … Continue reading

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A is for Africa

[easyreview title=”A is for Africa, Ifeoma Onyefulu” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” … Continue reading

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Not so fast, Songololo

[easyreview title=”Not so fast, Songololo, Niki Daly” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Jamela

[easyreview title=”What’s Cooking Jamela, Niki Daly” cat1title=”Relevance to Ireland” cat1detail=”It is relevant to Irish parents adoptings from South-Africa. Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat1rating=”5″ cat2title=”Relevance to ‘pink adoptions’” cat2detail=”Not rated yet. Listing suggested by a friend.” cat2rating=”5″ … Continue reading

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Adoption Authority of Ireland, new website

http://www.adoptionboard.ie is now redirected to their new website: http://www.aai.gov.ie/ Adoption in Ireland is regulated by the Adoption Board / Authority which is an independent quasi judicial statutory body appointed by Government. Adoptions in Ireland commenced on the 1st January, 1953 … Continue reading

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