MarriagEquality January Advocates of the Month

11 Jan 2010

corkactionforequality Clockwise from top left - Cathal, Brian, Rebecca, and Niall

Niall O'Mara, Brian Westfall, Cathal Ó Broin and Rebecca Murphy, the four founders of Cork Action for Equality, are MarriagEquality's first recipients of its Advocate of the Month Award in 2010.

Established in August 2009, Cork Action for Equality aims to facilitate and motivate the Cork LGBT and wider community on the issue of equal marriage rights for same-sex couples. The four core members do this through workshops, talks, public demonstrations, the lobbying of TDs and liaising with other groups around the country.

They have held fundraising events for MarriagEquality during 2009, raising in excess of €2,500, which have helped pay for "Out to your TD" information packs and other printed materials for the campaign.

MarriagEquality wishes to thank Niall, Brian, Cathal and Rebecca for their dedication to the cause and hope that 2010 will see even more amazing events and activism in Cork.