By Marie Coady What’s in a name? That’s what the modern Irish woman has to ask herself when getting married. It’s still an unspoken assumption that a woman in a heterosexual relationship will adopt the man’s surname. Nobody but the most cantankerous old crone cares if a woman bucks the trend and keeps her previous moniker, but she’ll probably have plenty of well - … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is taking on a man’s surname after marriage a relic of the past?
As always, Facebook is full of engagement statuses and posts after the holidays. Whether it was a present under the tree or taking ‘ringing’ in the new year to another level, engagements are inevitable this time of year. Single cynics everywhere ask themselves: is there a need? It’s officially 2018 and the ‘norm’ doesn’t exist anymore. Overtime we have found options. We’re … [Read more...] about Saying “I do” to enduring engagements
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have come out strongly in favour of supporting equal access to marriage in Ireland. Jill Murray reports... … [Read more...] about USI submits proposal in support of marriage equality