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# vote - Yesterday’s News


# vote - 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.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Monday 4 July, 2016

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments

Gove previously said that the Good Friday Agreement had been a “validation of terrorism”.

# vote - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months

The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Friday 24 June, 2016

# vote - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid

Hundreds of thousands tried to register online to vote at the last minute, which caused the site to crash.

# vote - Monday 6 June, 2016

Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne

Osborne is in the north on the Brexit vote campaign trail.

# vote - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman

Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.

# vote - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# vote - Friday 6 May, 2016

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide

Clare Daly tells the Dáil what is really going on in the lives of those in the real world.

# vote - Thursday 14 April, 2016

No to Enda, no to Micheál: Dáil fails to elect Taoiseach for a third time

Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin lose vote to become next Taoiseach

Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are to meet behind closed doors tonight.

Never mind the Brexit - the Dutch go to the polls today in another EU referendum

The Dutch are going to the polls today, with eurosceptic campaigners hoping to send Brussels a message.

# vote - Friday 26 February, 2016

Poll: Will you use your vote today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you use your vote today?

Tell us here.

The 9 at 9: Polling Day

All the news you need to know as you prepare to cast your vote.

# vote - Sunday 14 February, 2016

‘I’m angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours’

It’s election-time and all I have to my name is my vote, writes an anonymous contributor.

# vote - Thursday 11 February, 2016

‘Home to what?’: Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they’re living abroad

Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.

# vote - Thursday 4 February, 2016

If you’re not registered to vote, you better get moving

The deadline is next week.

# vote - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again

Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.

# vote - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

These are the Choice Music Prize Irish songs of the year for 2015

The final winner will be announced at Vicar Street in March.

# vote - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

# vote - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Anti-austerity parties won Portugal’s election but they’ve been effectively banned from power Democracy At Work This post contains videos

Anti-austerity parties won Portugal’s election but they’ve been effectively banned from power

The country’s president won’t invite them to form a government even though they’ve the most seats.

# vote - Friday 2 October, 2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# vote - Friday 14 August, 2015

Joanne O’Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award

The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.

# vote - Friday 31 July, 2015

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

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# vote - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout? Your Say This post contains a poll

# vote - Friday 29 May, 2015

Young people are powerful. Let’s harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.

The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.

# vote - 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.

‘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.

# vote - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

# vote - Saturday 23 May, 2015

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

# vote - Friday 22 May, 2015

People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

# vote - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn’t like to see posters regulated ‘North Korean style’

The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.

# vote - 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.

# vote - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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.

# vote - Monday 18 May, 2015

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.

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