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#Referendum

# referendum - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

# referendum - Friday 19 September, 2014

‘I accept the verdict of the people.”- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered

The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.

Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision?

Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

From The Daily Edge ‘Shitebags’ is now trending on Twitter in Glasgow INDY REF
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# referendum - Thursday 18 September, 2014

“Let’s not repeat the mistake of 1983″… Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate

The Health Minister has rejected calls for a referendum to be held next year.

From The Score Looks like we know what way Andy Murray is leaning in Scottish independence vote Time To Vote

‘Day of Destiny’: The UK newspapers on Scotland’s vote for independence

‘Don’t leave us this way’ writes The Mirror.

Will Scotland end its 307-year-old union with England? The polls are open…

Polls suggest the result is too close to call.

# referendum - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’

If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it

Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.

# referendum - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the ‘Yes’ vote triumphs?

Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.

# referendum - Monday 15 September, 2014

Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# referendum - Sunday 14 September, 2014

# referendum - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence… Aye Or Die

The Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence…

He’s got something to say about the whole referendum thing.

# referendum - Friday 12 September, 2014

Opinion: ‘I’ve never found it at all incongruous that I could be both British and Scottish’

I was brought up to be and remain a passionate patriot undiluted by years of exile – but here’s why I would vote No.

# referendum - Thursday 11 September, 2014

RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence

The Royal Bank of Scotland is 81% owned by the British state.

# referendum - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Score UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception Hope

UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

UK leaders take “unprecedented” step to boost Scottish campaign

All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.

# referendum - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# referendum - Thursday 28 August, 2014

#PatronisingBTlady backfires on Scottish unionists after it’s branded ‘sexist’ and ‘insulting’

The new advert was intended to convince undecided women to vote ‘No’.

# referendum - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin

Organisers say they’re expecting a boost in numbers in the wake of the referendum announcement and the Pantigate controversy…

# referendum - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum

There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.

# referendum - Monday 18 August, 2014

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment? Abortion This post contains a poll

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment?

There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.

# referendum - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland’s independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# referendum - Monday 28 July, 2014

Together at last? Big four political parties come together over gay marriage issue

The Cork Pride Festival will host a discussion on how to pass the gay marriage referendum next spring.

# referendum - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Roma children report, the incident on Dame Street and the Garth Brooks gigs…

# referendum - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be ‘modernised’

The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.

# referendum - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Ballot papers might get makeover because they confuse voters

The issue was underlined by last October when voters were given two ballot papers in the referendums.

# referendum - Monday 12 May, 2014

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

# referendum - Monday 17 March, 2014

Crimea officially asks to rejoin Russia in Cold War-style stand-off

The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia?

Voters in Crimea overwhelmingly endorsed a referendum to split from Ukraine. What do you think – should they go ahead with it or not?

The 9 at 9: St Patrick’s Day

Morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know this St Patrick’s Day.

# referendum - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Will Crimea break away from Ukraine for Russia? The people decide today

The referendum on secession is taking place today, with Russia saying it will recognise the vote.

# referendum - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Crimean lawmakers’ vote for independence ‘does not violate international law’

It is thought the move will lay the legal framework for joining the Russian Federation.

# referendum - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Crimean assembly to be dissolved after request to join Russia

The decision on whether or not to join the Russia Federation will be put to the people of Crimea on 16 March.

Crimea is to hold referendum on whether or not to join Russia

Crimeans will be asked to choose between Russia or Ukraine.

# referendum - Sunday 2 March, 2014

# referendum - Thursday 27 February, 2014

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have ‘no desire to impact’ referendum

Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.

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