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same sex marriage yes or no that's the topic everyone is talking about here in ireland as this traditionally conservative that largely catholic country is up for a national referendum on friday , i'm always his report said family with a in dublin where the country could be set to make history by introducing a same sex marriage by paul feel of things notes and obvious face in what many might consider one of the most socially conservative countries in europe , the sandra changing islands constitution means a chance to marry her partner marion but says ultimately the vase is more important for her kids for all of us like the referendum and is not about me as a lesbian woman actually it's about my children and surprise our society acknowledging also as a family and as saying that we are you know just as as good and and just as equal as as anybody else island was the last in western europe to decriminalize gay sex , in the early nineties it deeply divided the country this time every political policy hair is facing yes and the influence of the catholic church is in decline but the issue is still sparking a lively debates patti believes many in the gay community like himself all facing pressure to vote yes , differences innings not a biological relation opened relationship open to children , polls are predicting a comfortable win for the yes camp but they've been wrong in the past , the nineteen ninety five referendum any approved divorce in ireland by a small margin the sandra like many hey she said being a guest means the chance to say i do you but whatever the outcome she believes islands has officially