Sharni Edwards (right) and Robyn Peoples kiss after being married in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Northern Ireland couple make history with first same-sex marriage

  • Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni Edwards, 27, tied the knot in Carrickfergus, near Belfast, after landmark new legislation came into effect on Monday
  • Legal change was opposed by group of local lawmakers, but they failed in last-minute bid in October to block its implementation
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Sharni Edwards (right) and Robyn Peoples kiss after being married in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters