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#Referendum

# referendum - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government?

Referendums on “women’s place in the home” and “blasphemy” were included in the Programme for Government.

# referendum - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona

Catalonia is currently governed by the Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes) coalition that backs breaking away from the rest of Spain.

This government is a year old but what has it actually achieved?

In the first of this two part series, we look at health and housing.

# referendum - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# referendum - Saturday 22 April, 2017

President Erdoğan: The rags-to-riches champion that Europe hoped would steady Turkey

The rags-to-riches Turkish leader, once backed by the EU and US to bring stability to the region, has been given greater power than any of his predecessors.

# referendum - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Erdogan tells rivals to 'know their place' as opponents claim referendum was fixed

The Turkish people voted to grant President Erdogan sweeping powers in Sunday’s referendum.

Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win

The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.

# referendum - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

# referendum - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Turkey is at a crossroads as millions turn out at referendum vote - but what is actually happening?

Over 55.3 million Turks are able to vote in the referendum on sweeping changes to the president’s role.

# referendum - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

# referendum - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# referendum - Monday 13 March, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum

The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# referendum - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?

However, Enda didn’t specify when the referendum will take place.

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

If passed, it would mean those North of the border would be able to cast their vote for the first time.

# referendum - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

As it happened: Theresa May has outlined her plans for Brexit

The British Prime Minister has given us her 12-point plan for Brexit this morning.

# referendum - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# referendum - Monday 2 January, 2017

While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU

But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?

# referendum - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Marry me, so we don’t break up': The political proposals of 2016 that got it all wrong

Like any good proposal, a political campaign must give voters a sense of hope that things in the future will be wonderful, writes Eoghan McDermott.

# referendum - Monday 5 December, 2016

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# referendum - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Burton outraged at letter to TDs claiming children adopted by same-sex couples are more likely to be abused

Former Tánaiste said she found the letter “needlessly offensive” to adopted people and gay people.

# referendum - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Halligan 'fought vigorously' to ensure government considers Irish Water referendum

A bill on a referendum on the ownership of Irish Water was passed today without a vote as a result of the government’s support.

# referendum - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Referendum on Irish Water ownership likely as Fianna Fáil to back bill

The bill, tabled by Independent TD Joan Collins, is due to come before the Dáil for a vote on Thursday.

# referendum - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# referendum - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon raises prospect of second Scottish independence vote

The SNP leader said: “I have never doubted that Scotland will one day become an independent country.”

# referendum - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Australian opposition blocks marriage equality vote due to divisive debate it would cause

The Labor Party says the debate surrounding a referendum could be harmful to those in same-sex relationships and their families.

# referendum - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# referendum - Friday 30 September, 2016

A date for the blasphemy referendum still hasn't been decided on

Preliminary consultations and preparatory work have been undertaken on the issue.

# referendum - Saturday 20 August, 2016

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock says the time has come for Ireland to vote on whether or not to repeal the eighth amendment to the constitution.

# referendum - Thursday 28 July, 2016

The vast majority of Irish exporters say Brexit will have a negative impact on their business

A new survey shows that the referendum vote has already had a negative impact on business.

# referendum - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year Wherever Green In Worn This post contains a poll

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# referendum - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

# referendum - Saturday 25 June, 2016

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum

A petition has also been launched calling for London to break away from the rest of the UK.

Poll: Should Scotland hold another vote on independence? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Scotland hold another vote on independence?

Nicola Sturgeon says it’s likely…

'Take a bow, Britain': European leaders hold crisis talks after Brexit shock

Member state leaders have urged Britain to leave as soon as possible.

# referendum - Friday 24 June, 2016

"That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK

We spoke to Irish people living in London about their worries over the referendum result.

There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today

People have been contacting the Passport Service to ask if they are entitled to a passport following the Brexit result.

BREXIT: The UK has voted to leave the European Union

The fallout of the UK decision has been massive.

Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote

The Irish state has a large stake in several banks which saw their share prices dive this morning.

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