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Sarah McDevitt: Strong Beliefs, Loosely Held in Ireland

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 Sarah McDevitt and her wife were one of the first queer couples to get married in Ireland. In order to legalize equal marriage, LGBTQ+ Irish citizens were knocking on doors and asking their family and friends to vote for the constitutional change. 

 What happened next is a piece of our history that we all need to know about. 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mcdevittsarah/

Sarah Stone McDevitt is a Radio broadcasting graduate she spent the early part of her career in local radio before moving into agency life. She spent 16 years working across creative, media, content and web development agencies before joining Hubspot. In her personal life, Sarah is married with three kids and lives in Dublin, Ireland. She and her wife were the first couple to marry in the only county in Ireland to vote no in the marriage vote. She proudly served 13 years in the reserve army in Ireland as a corporal in a communications unit. She is the founder and chairperson of a charity called Help Us Give Smiles which has seen her travel to Kenya for almost 20 years working with vulnerable children and communities. And finally, she is an LGBTQ+ activist focused in particular on the rights of LGBTQ+ parents in 2020 post a lenghty campaign Sarah and her wife Geraldine along with countless other couples finally got on thier childrens birth certs.

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