It’s a strange irony that the Irish constitution, dedicated to the Most Holy Trinity, will now enshrine same-sex marriage. An austere portrayal that even the most formally Catholic legal charters for a formally Catholic country can be usurped by secularism.
As a non-Vatican-II Catholic, I wonder if that wasn't what happened in Rome and Vatican a few decades earlier./HGL
PS, read all of the article, it is well worth reading:
Catholic Herald : The Irish Church’s failures have caused its people to choose secularism over faith
by Mary O'Regan posted Monday, 25 May 2015