Same-sex marriage: Ireland and the US

On 22 May 2015 a referendum was held in Ireland on a proposed amendment to the Irish Constitution which would permit same-sex marriage. The proposal was approved by 62% of the voters.  A month later the US Supreme Court established  a constitutional right to same-sex marriage striking down bans in 15 states. In Obergefell v. Hodges the […]

Ireland’s EU Presidency priorities announced, dedicated website goes live

  Together with Ireland’s EU Presidency priorities the dedicated website goes live. In the Presidency’s website the Professor Brigid Laffan (University College Dublin) writes on “Ireland and the EU: Forty Years of Membership“. The EUI Library holds several publications on the past EU Presidencies, including the most recent publication by the European Economic and […]