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#Referendum

# 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.

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# 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.

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president No Country For Young Men This post contains videos

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

# referendum - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

“Are you going to send me all the way around in these heels” – Panti’s (very) eventful arrival

TheJournal.ie just joined Panti on a triumphant walk through Dublin city centre.

“Everything changes with this”: Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle

“I think it’s a great thing – particularly for children growing up gay and for the children of gay couples. They already exist.”

# referendum - Friday 22 May, 2015

Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before

Here are some of the best scenes.

Poll: How are you voting in the presidential age referendum? Pres Ref This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote The Return

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

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Saw a bible at your polling station? Here’s why

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

Poll: How will you vote in today’s same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge The #HomeToVote hashtag is getting everyone very emotional this morning Where The Heart Is

The #HomeToVote hashtag is getting everyone very emotional this morning

Irish emigrants are returning from all across the globe to vote in today’s referendums.

# referendum - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hozier is flying back to Ireland to vote and his simple message has gone viral Mar Ref

Make no mistake, the eyes of the world are on Ireland right now

Ireland’s Catholic past means tomorrow’s vote is being viewed with curiosity.

Kevin Myers is worried about how same-sex couples are going to consummate their marriages

He has said that this could present a legal loophole when it comes to divorce.

# referendum - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

A power interruption from Enda – as Fine Gael picks the WRONG day to canvass Luas passengers

Fist-bumps for all… Fine Gael’s campaigner-in-chief tries his best to distract everyone from the lack of voters.

This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate. Tormey Vs. Tormey This post contains videos

This father is voting NO, his daughter is voting YES. Watch them debate.

Fathers and Daughters Natter: TheJournal.ie got Bill and Aoibhinn Tormey to debate the issues in a special marriage referendum debate.

# referendum - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

“It’s not just a single sex referendum”: The inside story of the Galway castle mural

Artist Joe Caslin tells the story of how it all came about.

Bishop: ‘I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons’

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

From The42 McGregor: ‘Every human deserves equal rights. We are all one’ Marref

McGregor: ‘Every human deserves equal rights. We are all one’

The UFC star is hoping for a ‘Yes’ vote in Friday’s same-sex marriage referendum.

Pictures: The new lesbian mural placed on the side of a castle in Co Galway

The artwork, completed in recent days, is at Caherkinmonwee Castle – around 20 minutes from the city.

# referendum - Monday 18 May, 2015

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

Did you register on time?

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

We’re being short-changed by the ‘other referendum’

The presidential age referendum is a watered-down version of attempts at real political reform.

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are REALLY unhappy with RTÉ

The parties feel excluded from the broadcasters referendum debates.

# referendum - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Do you have any questions ahead of the referendums next week?

Now is your chance to get them answered.

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we ban opinion polls close to a vote?

PS: We’re aware of the irony of polling about polling.

# referendum - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

TV3 Political Editor told she could cover referendum, if she stayed out of debate

Ursula Halligan is calling for a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, and has praised the broadcaster for re-arranging its coverage to accommodate her.

# referendum - Friday 15 May, 2015

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

# referendum - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement’

The opportunity to lower the age of eligibility for the president is about giving Irish people more choice, not forcing their hand.

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