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#Referendum

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# referendum - Friday 22 April, 2016

Micheál Martin and Enda Kenny talked over the phone tonight - and will again tomorrow

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are trying to reach a common ground when it comes Irish Water.

# referendum - Monday 18 April, 2016

New campaign urges Irish people to vote in Brexit referendum

The campaign comes as a new report warns of the economic damage leaving the EU could cause Britain.

# referendum - Friday 15 April, 2016

UK voters split down the middle as Brexit campaign officially kicks off

The nation will go to the polls on 23 June to decide on whether to leave the EU.

# referendum - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world

Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.

# referendum - Monday 29 February, 2016

Switzerland rejects proposal to deport foreigners for minor crimes

If passed, the controversial referendum would have seen foreign nationals found guilty of two lower-level infractions in the space of 10 years being expelled from the country.

# referendum - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Poll: If you were voting in the British referendum, would you choose to leave the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If you were voting in the British referendum, would you choose to leave the EU?

A referendum will be held on 23 June.

# referendum - Saturday 20 February, 2016

This is the date that the UK will decide if it is going to leave the EU

The referendum will go ahead on 23 June.

# referendum - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition Costly Exercise

Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition

Radicali Italiani today called for a referendum before the Eternal City continues its bid for the 2024 Games.

# referendum - Monday 21 December, 2015

Slovenia rejects same-sex marriage in referendum

Even the Pope got involved.

# referendum - Friday 11 December, 2015

New Zealand has narrowed its choices for a new flag to one

Unfortunately it’s not this one.

# referendum - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was ‘rude and hostile’

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

# referendum - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

# referendum - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed?

The issue is really back on the agenda.

# referendum - Saturday 26 September, 2015

‘It’s time for political parties to stop procrastinating. Abortion regulation does not belong in our constitution’

It is clear that on the issue of abortion, the electorate are now way ahead of our political leaders who seem determined to prevaricate and evade their responsibilities to women living in Ireland, writes Ailbhe Smyth

# referendum - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a tragedy in Limerick, Right2Water and Seán FitzPatrick.

# referendum - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Joe Duffy thinks they’re ‘lunacy’ – but this RTÉ boss has no problem with restrictive airtime rules

The Liveline host has slammed the referendum rules as a “dead hand”. They were killing his show in the run up to the marriage vote, he said.

# referendum - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

# referendum - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?

One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?

# referendum - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# referendum - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

# referendum - Saturday 4 July, 2015

‘What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism’

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

# referendum - Friday 3 July, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# referendum - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now

They are braving bad weather as they make their feelings clear over the upcoming referendum.

# referendum - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

# referendum - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

# referendum - Friday 5 June, 2015

“A thumping majority” – High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum

Justice Nicholas Kearns said no substantive arguments were made.

# referendum - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Feeling of “bereavement” at gay marriage result – says leader of Ireland’s Catholics

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

# referendum - Saturday 30 May, 2015

The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU

A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.

# referendum - Thursday 28 May, 2015

David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive

If it’s Thursday, it must be Paris…

From The42 ‘No love is wrong!’ – Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video Tribute

‘No love is wrong!’ – Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video

The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.

What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?

A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.

# referendum - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Irish Bishop says Yes result “increased the sum of human happiness”

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

Ireland’s Yes vote is already causing earthquakes in Europe’s Catholic heart

Just over half of Italian voters would support same-sex marriage, but there’s not even civil unions yet.

# referendum - Monday 25 May, 2015

Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next?

There’s been much talk of another plebiscite after the weekend’s result.

Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain’s referendum on Europe

Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote.

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools – Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# referendum - Sunday 24 May, 2015

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

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