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#Vote

# vote - 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?

# vote - Friday 19 September, 2014

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result

Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.

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”.

# vote - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From The Score After 260 years, the R&A finally allow women members Golf

After 260 years, the R&A finally allow women members

85% voted in favour of the move today.

# vote - 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.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# vote - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.

# vote - Friday 12 September, 2014

Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

Scotland will take to the polls on September 18.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Monday 8 September, 2014

This retired plumber’s been selected as a Dáil candidate for People Before Profit

Nicky Coules was elected as a councillor for the party in May. His entry into the race in Dublin South West will split the left-wing vote in the area.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Runners and riders: Here’s who’s vying to take Ming’s old seat in the upcoming by-election

Turfcutter Michael Fitzmaurice is emerging as the Ming-backed candidate, while the main parties are also busy making preparations ahead of the contest…

# vote - Friday 25 July, 2014

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

# vote - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action

The nurses voted 83% in favour and 17% against.

# vote - Monday 14 July, 2014

Fingal Council vote to reduce property tax for 2015… but they can’t ratify decision just yet

Councillors called on the regulations to be published immediately to allow councils to legally and formally decide what rate of local property tax they will apply.

# vote - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dubliners may have to wait five years for a directly-elected mayor

Fingal County Council is still not on board with the idea, though.

# vote - Thursday 3 July, 2014

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state

Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.

# vote - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Ex-IRA man, anti-drugs campaigner, occasional Joe Dolan impersonator: Meet the Lord Mayor

Christy Burke’s been the headlines recently for his comments about the British royal family. He sat down at the Mansion House this week for a chat about his past, and his plans for the next 12 months…

# vote - Monday 16 June, 2014

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals

The ballot will start on Thursday and will be counted next month.

# vote - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages Waterford

Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages

Proposals to cut pay have been modified downward from 20 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

# vote - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics

But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.

# vote - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What’s your favourite?

A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.

# vote - Monday 26 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

Petro Poroshenko set to win Ukraine’s presidential election

In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.

Election 2014 as it happened: Local and European results

Find out who has won a seat, who’s arguing over the results, and who’s stormed out of the count centre…

# vote - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Eamon Gilmore should step down as Labour leader?

There has been some criticism of the Labour leader after the party received just 7 per cent of the vote in the local elections.

# vote - Friday 23 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# vote - Thursday 22 May, 2014

# vote - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is Dublin West candidate David Hall going for the bald vote? David Hall

# vote - Sunday 18 May, 2014

€18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss

Only 23 percent of Swiss voters came out in favour of introducing a minimum wage of €18, according to a projection of today’s referendum results.

# vote - Thursday 8 May, 2014

African National Congress look set to dominate elections in South Africa

The party has 56 percent of the vote, down signficantly from the 66 percent it won at the last election.

# vote - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Polls open in South Africa’s first elections with a ‘born free’ generation

The run up to the vote had been marked by nostalgic rhetoric and voter fury.

# vote - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Poll: Has an election candidate called at your door yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has an election candidate called at your door yet?

Some people have yet to see a canvasser come a’knocking.

# vote - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections

Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.

# vote - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

# vote - Saturday 12 April, 2014

“It’s about putting Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hand.” – Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

# vote - Monday 7 April, 2014

Voting has started in the world’s biggest general election in India

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

# vote - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# vote - Monday 31 March, 2014

Column: Voting down a plebiscite for a directly-elected Dublin mayor would be bad for democracy

All four local authorities in the country have to agree on whether to put the issue to the people on the same day as the local and European elections.

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