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# euref - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers

As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.

# euref - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge The responses to this Dorothy Perkins tweet sum up how everyone is feeling today Wrecksit

Billions wiped from British economy as pound takes a beating

Predictions in London suggest that today could be the fifth-biggest drop in UK stock market history.

From The Daily Edge ASOS has been down for hours and the tweets about it are hilarious Brexit

David Cameron is resigning as UK Prime Minister

He announced his resignation hours after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

# euref - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?

Irish government is sending in the troops to support the anti-Brexit side, writes historian Bryce Evans, without giving Irish emigrants anything back.

# euref - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules – report

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

# euref - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Supreme Court rejects Thomas Pringle challenge against ESM treaty

The Independent TD had challenged the ESM Treaty, arguing that it involved a loss of sovereignty for Ireland and needed a referendum.

# euref - Sunday 3 June, 2012

‘We have to get a deal on our bank debt’ – Tánaiste

Following the passing of the Fiscal Compact treaty, Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland now needed to get a deal to lessen the burden on the Irish taxpayer.

# euref - Saturday 2 June, 2012

In numbers: Ireland’s referendum on the Fiscal Compact

Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?

Gerry Adams: Yes vote in referendum ‘the result of fear of the people’

The Sinn Féin president said that the high number of No votes and the reluctant Yes vote indicated that a lot of people were not happy with the government’s policies.

In pictures: Twitter’s reaction to #EURef Referendum This post contains images

In pictures: Twitter’s reaction to #EURef

How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…

‘A sigh of relief’: International reaction to Ireland’s Yes vote Referendum This post contains videos

‘A sigh of relief’: International reaction to Ireland’s Yes vote

International newspapers and media focussed on the fact that a Yes vote had avoided further headaches for eurozone leaders but committed Ireland to “more austerity” as one paper put it.

From Business ETC Krugman: Ireland voted for a ‘bad idea’ – and euro could collapse in two years Debt Crisis

Krugman: Ireland voted for a ‘bad idea’ – and euro could collapse in two years

The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.

# euref - Friday 1 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day Pic Of The Day

A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day

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REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats

The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.

As it happened: Referendum count returns a ‘Yes’ majority

We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.

Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday

The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.

Six key constituencies to watch in today’s referendum count

There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.

Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result

Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.

Poll: How did you vote yesterday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How did you vote yesterday?

Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.

# euref - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far Referendum This post contains images

Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far

As they head to the booths, voters have been telling us how turnout figures are looking pretty dismal…

To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes In Pictures This post contains images
Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?

Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?

# euref - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From Business ETC Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

No rules to stop #euref campaigns from continuing on social media

They can’t talk about it, but they can tweet about it. Political parties take to social media to continue campaigning.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as ‘desperate last minute tactics’

The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.

High Court dismisses Doherty complaint against Referendum Commission

The High Court rules that there is not sufficient clarity between Irish and EU laws about how countries ratify certain measures.

SF welcomes High Court’s agreement on ‘legitimate room for debate’

Gerry Adams says the court’s findings are “a far leap” from the Yes side’s belief that the ESM was “set in stone”.

Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No

The Nobel prize-winning economist said that austerity is a deeply destructive policy which is failing dismally.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from Referendum Commission

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from European Policy Centre

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘No’ side Sinn Féin Pearse Doherty

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here’s how we got on.

Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm

The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.

Court to rule on Pearse Doherty’s challenge against Referendum Commission comments

Doherty claims that the Referendum Commission changed its stance on Ireland’s veto of the ESM – and did not seek equal publicity for its second statement. The Commission rejects the claims.

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