On the subject of Consanguinity...

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  1. Why you ask ?

    It's been a particularly good Saturday - lots of excellent 'happenings' and (as you do) a suitable intake of refreshing beverages.

    Oh, - you've guessed, I'm pished.

    Not quite - bordering on the edge of Rambunciousness and Benevolence - which produced the Title of this Topic,as in the Consanguinity of us lot - The Army.

    (The Scotch made me do it..Johnny Walker Black Label,blame him !!) :D
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  3. Good God - did I really ? Who talked me through it ??? :D
  4. I'm not about to start an incestuous with any member of my family.

    However, if you mean

    'We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
    For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
    Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
    This day shall gentle his condition:
    And gentlemen in England now a-bed
    Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
    And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
    That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.

    Feck off you arrse bandit.
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  5. ...the bit AFTER - However if you mean...says it nicely !! Ta for that.

    Nope - not an arrse bandit - incestuous or not :lol:
  6. So this morning I'm reading the newspaper and there's a bit about gay marriage. Because we're having a referendum on the subject in May here in Ireland. Anyway the holy rollers, Neanderthals and anybody who's agin the government are out in force. I got to thinking about the Constitution (we actually have one) not defining marriage as between man and woman but apparently some law somewhere does because when I googled it you cannot legally marry someone of the same gender. Anyway the site where I got the information threw up some other stuff on who you may or may not marry by reason of consanguinity or affinity. Using the seach function threw up this thread so @jarrod248 will be ever so pleased.

    Who would have thought there'd be such a thing as The Deceased Wife’s Sister Act 1907 and the Deceased Husband’s Widow’s Marriage Act 1921.

    Prohibited degrees of relationship
    Prohibitions apply to marriage between certain people related by blood or marriage. A couple who fall within the prohibited degrees of relationship cannot marry. These prohibitions are based on:
    • consanguinity – blood relationship including half blood (half blood means having one parent in common, for example a half-brother)
    • affinity – relationship by marriage
    The prohibited degrees apply to a wide range of family relationships and include marital and non-marital offspring.
    An adopted child is within the prohibited degrees in relation to its natural family and adoptive parents. However, it would appear an adopted child can marry the child of his/her adoptive parents.
    The Deceased Wife’s Sister Act 1907 and the Deceased Husband’s Widow’s Marriage Act 1921 allow a man to marry his deceased wife’s sister and a woman to marry her deceased husband’s brother. Following a High Court decision in October 2006, if a marriage ends due to a divorce rather than a death the prohibition on marrying no longer applies.
    There is no legal restriction on the marriage of first cousins.
    Consanguinity – blood relationships
    A man may not marry his:
    • Grandmother
    • Mother
    • Father’s sister (aunt)
    • Mother’s sister (aunt)
    • Sister
    • Father’s Daughter (half sister)
    • Mother’s Daughter (half sister)
    • Daughter
    • Son’s Daughter (granddaughter)
    • Daughter’s Daughter (granddaughter)
    • Brother’s Daughter (niece)
    • Sister’s Daughter (niece)
    A woman may not marry her:
    • Grandfather
    • Father.
    • Father’s Brother (uncle)
    • Mother’s Brother (uncle)
    • Brother
    • Father’s Son (half brother)
    • Mother’s Son (half brother)
    • Son
    • Son’s Son (grandson)
    • Daughter’s Son (grandson)
    • Brother’s Son (nephew)
    • Sister’s Son (nephew)
    Affinity – relationship by marriage
    A man may not marry his:
    • Grandfather’s Wife (step-grandmother)
    • Father’s Wife (stepmother)
    • Father’s Brother’s Wife
    • Mother’s Brother’s Wife
    • Son’s Wife
    • Son’s Son’s Wife
    • Daughter’s Son’s Wife
    • Brother’s Son’s Wife
    • Sister’s Son’s Wife
    • Wife’s grandmother (grandmother-in-law)
    • Wife’s Mother (mother-in-law)
    • Wife’s Father’s Sister
    • Wife’s Mother’s Sister
    • Wife’s Daughter (stepdaughter)
    • Wife’s Son’s Daughter
    • Wife’s Daughter’s Daughter
    • Wife’s Brother’s Daughter
    • Wife’s Sister’s Daughter
    A woman may not marry her:
    • Grandmother’s Husband (step-grandfather)
    • Mother’s Husband (stepfather)
    • Father’s Sister’s Husband
    • Mother’s Sister’s Husband
    • Daughter’s Husband
    • Son’s Daughter’s Husband
    • Daughter’s Daughter’s Husband
    • Brother’s Daughter’s Husband
    • Sister’s Daughter’s Husband
    • Husband’s Grandfather (grandfather-in-law)
    • Husband’s Father (father-in-law)
    • Husband’s Father’s Brother
    • Husband’s Mother’s Brother
    • Husband’s Son (stepson)
    • Husband’s Son’s Son
    • Husband’s Daughter’s Son
    • Husband’s Brother’s Son
    • Husband’s Sister’s Son
  7. ^. So, you can't fuck your grand parents in Ireland?
  8. Did anyone tell PIRA this? It might be unwelcome news to some of them.

    Just sayin' like.