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"I Gave Her An Ultimatum, Either Take My Surname Or We're Not Getting Married"

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Is it still tradition in Ireland for a woman to take her husband’s surname after marriage?

We had a very interesting discussion on the show today – a listener was in touch, she is getting married later this year and has just had a big row with her husband-to-be over taking his surname once they are hitched. A lot of women got in touch saying that they kept their own names - however we heard from David who said he would not marry his wife unless she took his surname! Also, Aisling told us why her husband-to-be is taking HER surname when they married in August....

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