The same-sex marriage law came into force in Ireland on Monday, six months after the historic referendum that made Ireland the first country in the world to accept the same-sex marriages with the plebiscite.

Parliamentary Representative Jerry Buttimer, who played a key role in the Marriage Marriage Campaign, said today is a great day for Ireland and civil rights.
"Many thought this day would probably never come. But this wonderful acceptance of modern, inclusive and caring Ireland, which this day is, is finally here, "said Buttimer.
By writing Irish Independent, more than 300 same-sex couples have already applied for a wedding.
Irish citizens in May with 62 percent voted for equality of marriages.
Couples already registered in the same civil society can request that they only be recognized as marital status.
The Civil Society Act is in force at 2011. years. From then on to 2014. Ireland has registered 1695 such communities, 1048 male and 647 female.