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# vote - Today’s News


# 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.

# vote - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

# vote - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

# vote - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

# vote - Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: ‘You gotta vote Labour’

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

# vote - Friday 1 May, 2015

A photographer captured two girls defiantly kissing in front of a No protester

The photo was snapped just outside Trinity College.

# vote - Thursday 30 April, 2015

‘It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote’

Nuala O’Loan, former Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, said she isn’t keen on the GRA’s position.

# vote - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Why shouldn’t a young person be able to run for president?

Democracy is the vehicle with which we facilitate different perspectives; the youth of Ireland have a right to representation.

# vote - Monday 27 April, 2015

Huge outpouring of support as Irish Times journalist Una Mullally reveals cancer diagnosis Cancer

Huge outpouring of support as Irish Times journalist Una Mullally reveals cancer diagnosis

The Irish Times journalist writes passionately about the support from her girlfriend and the upcoming marriage equality referendum.

# vote - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop “animal sex tourism”

But a lot of people were against the law.

# vote - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you’re on the register

The register is updated every year, so you better check you are on it.

# vote - Monday 13 April, 2015

Lord Mayor: No vote tonight on plan to house homeless in ‘Love/Hate’ flats

Focus Ireland is calling for Dublin councillors to support the renovation of O’Devaney Gardens.

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won’t confuse you

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.

# vote - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality Mar Ref

# vote - Sunday 29 March, 2015

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad. Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?

No matter where in the world I am, I will always be an American. As such, I am grateful that my right to vote there is legally enshrined.

# vote - Saturday 28 March, 2015

There’s a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know? Vote This post contains a poll

There’s a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know?

It could mean Niall Horan could be President of Ireland.

# vote - Thursday 12 March, 2015

‘Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff – that will end’

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# vote - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# vote - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)

Labour is down two to 7 per cent, Sinn Féin is up one point to 21 per cent while Fine Gael holds steady on 24.

# vote - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

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