Donegal most popular area in Ulster for civil partnerships

event_gay_pride_12104-157-332Fourteen same sex couples have entered civil unions in Donegal in the first six months of the year.

Donegal is the most popular area in Ulster by some way, only one couple celebrated a civil partnership in Derry, while none where recorded in Tyrone.

The figures were released by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network which is campaigning for marriage rights.

More than 1,500 couples in the country have entered civil unions.

Policy Director with GLEN, Tiarnan Brady says he can see the figures increasing going into the future: