For the first time a gay couple Tuesday married in northern Ireland, after the government in the british province has amended the law. Thus, homosexual people get married throughout the Uk.
In northern Ireland inform the campaign Laws of Equality, that a lesbian couple in Belfast as the first benefit of this change in the law.
This is the 26-year-old Robyn Peoples, which is a nurse in Belfast, and the 27-year-old Sharni Edwards, who works as a servant.
the Ceremony was to take place in the town of Carrickfergus, about 18 miles from Belfast.
- We have not had the intention to write the history. We were just in love, says Edwards in presseerklæringen from the movement Laws of Equality.
There were shared many kisses after the wedding. Photo: PHIL NOBLE/Ritzau Scanpix
- We are humble to the fact that our wedding will be a special anniversary in the fight for equal rights in northern Ireland, she adds.
the Pair had plans to enter into a registered partnership which has been legally in the Uk since 2005, but they decided instead to get married, when they heard about the new amendment of the law.
Activists, british parliamentarians and others will later on Tuesday to celebrate the new legislation in London.
Our message to the world on our wedding day is that we are right, says Edwards.
the actress Sara Canning, who was the partner of the killed journalist Lyra McKee, will join in the celebration. She was shot and killed by a member of the paramilitary group The New IRA last year.
the Killing sketet during the violent clashes between rioters and police in the northern irish city of Derry. The New IRA has said that the journalist was killed by an accident.
For the first time ever. A big day for the pair. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/PHIL NOBLE