Mac Lochlainn calls for same sex marriage referendum date at LGBT policy launch

Padraig MacLochlainn

Sinn Féin is calling on the Government to set a date for a constitutional referendum on same-sex marriage.

The party's LGBT rights policy document, which was launched earlier today by the party's Justice and Equality spokesperson Donegal Deputy Pádraig MacLochlainn.

He says there are 10 central issues identified in the document which was drawn up after widespread consultation.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn says nothing less than full equality of rights and opportunities under law for the LGBT community should be tolerated in a modern, progressive and inclusive society, and the right to marry is at the core of that demand.............