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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 20 March, 2018


# vote - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

# vote - Thursday 8 March, 2018

# vote - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

# vote - Thursday 8 February, 2018

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

# vote - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# vote - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Poll: Would you vote for Irexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you vote for Irexit?

Nigel Farage believes there’s a ‘gap’ in Ireland’s political market which could be filled by an anti-EU political force.

# vote - Monday 1 January, 2018

After 10 years, Ireland is to finally ratify UN Convention on rights of people with disabilities

A Dáil vote on the issue is expected in February.

# vote - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From The42 Poll: Who was Ireland's best rugby player in 2017? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who was Ireland's best rugby player in 2017?

We’ve narrowed the shortlist down to five.

# vote - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Catalans are voting in a decisive election today that could mark a turning point

The region takes to the polls to decide between pro-independence parties and those wanting to remain part of Spain.

# vote - Monday 18 December, 2017

Taoiseach says ministers will be allowed 'dissent' on Eighth Amendment

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar added that his own personal views wouldn’t decide what stance the Cabinet takes.

# vote - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Theresa May suffers big defeat on Brexit, with own MPs rebelling against her

The defeat means MPs will have a final vote on any deal before the UK leaves the EU.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

# vote - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote

Republican leader Markievicz will also be celebrated in the UK as the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons.

# vote - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Poll: Will homelessness affect how you vote? Vote This post contains a poll

Poll: Will homelessness affect how you vote?

There are currently 8,374 people staying in State-funding emergency accommodation, including 3,124 children.

# vote - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws

The results of a non-binding postal survey were announced this evening – paving the way for laws to be brought in.

# vote - Friday 27 October, 2017

Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today

The Spanish Senate will meet at 8am Irish time to vote to depose Catalonia’s government.

# vote - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest

Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.

# vote - Friday 29 September, 2017

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.

# vote - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Trump's son-in-law has been registered as a female voter for 8 years - reports

The screenshot, published by Wired, is not the first time the young statesman has fallen foul of bureaucracy.

# vote - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# vote - Monday 25 September, 2017

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

# vote - Sunday 24 September, 2017

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

# vote - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

# vote - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets

The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.

# vote - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

# vote - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

# vote - Monday 17 July, 2017

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# vote - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.

# vote - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

# vote - Friday 30 June, 2017

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Angela Merkel allowed her party a free vote.

# vote - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

# vote - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years Hot Topic

Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years

The regulation around qualifying to play international rugby is likely to change soon.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

# vote - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

# vote - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June

Theresa May stunned the country yesterday when she announced her plan for an early vote.

# vote - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

The proposal will be debated in the Seanad today.

# vote - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From The42 Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid RWC2023

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations? Vote This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations?

England are the favourites but can Ireland dethrone Eddie Jones’ men?

# vote - 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.

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