I see that blue-shirt Senator Fergal Browne has announced plans to introduce a bill that would pave the way for the recognition of pre-nuptial agreements in Ireland. At the moment pre-nups have no legal standing in this country.
Couples may draw up these "contracts" but courts will not take them into consideration when it comes to divorce settlements.
I am not in favour of these 'pre-nuptial agreements' as they cast doubt upon the loyalty and trust of the couple entering a marriage. Marriage is about trust and if you are asking your would be spouse to sign a form that basically says that you don't trust them then why are you getting married in the first place?
Marriage is a sacred institution and a union between a man and a woman under God. Such an agreement should not be entered into lightly.
If you think that you need a pre-nup then you shouldn't be getting married in the first place.