The pair have known each other for 29 years and Matt was worried that Michael would have to pay 33% inheritance tax on his Dublin home after he died.
The decision has caught the attention of US conservative conspiracy news site Infowars.
"The great challenge we had here was the scale of the country. In Ireland, we could get up in the morning and drive to the other side of the county, have lunch and be home again later. We don’t have that here.”
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Co. Meath woman Katie Gallagher’s own fertilized egg was used as part of the IVF process but Ireland’s laws prevent her from being named as mother.
Irish champion says he meant no disrespect and used the homophobic slur because he was “upset.”
"We are all of us threatened by the global resurgence of fascism. The moment is here. Now."
Addressing the topic of ‘Marriage Equality and the Courts in the US’ during the Belfast International Homecoming will be Maureen Bennett, a partner with top US law firm, Jones Day.
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