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#Vote

# vote - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# vote - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

# vote - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# vote - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From Business ETC Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal Decision Time

‘We’re ready’: Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# vote - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# vote - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar

One of the Dublin scene’s best known venues, Pantibar is owned by gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, aka. Panti Bliss.

# vote - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?

The Taoiseach has said there will be a referendum on it next year – do you think it’s a good idea?

# vote - Friday 14 November, 2014

‘We don’t want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that’

The Fine Gael MEP believes legislation is a more sensible option.

# vote - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?

A report on the voting rights of Irish citizens abroad is being published today so we want to know your opinion on the topic.

# vote - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is…. Vote This post contains a poll

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is….

You can see them in real life from today.

# vote - Monday 10 November, 2014

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped

Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.

# vote - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?

It’s just a symbolic vote but which way should they go?

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*

*The vote is purely symbolic but the Spanish government will obviously be watching the results closely.

# vote - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# vote - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

The vote will take place in 2016.

# vote - Monday 27 October, 2014

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check Marriage Equality This post contains a poll

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check

Whichever way you want to vote, get your name in.

# vote - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

# vote - Friday 10 October, 2014

Staff in six of Dublin’s major hospitals vote for strike action

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

# vote - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

# vote - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

“Last resort”: Teachers could strike over Junior Cert reforms

The Department of Education said that talks are ongoing between the Minister and teachers.

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.

# vote - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays

There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

# vote - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here’s what we learned from last night’s Prime Time debate

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.

# vote - Monday 29 September, 2014

How’s the ‘Ming’ by-election shaping up?… We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

# vote - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official

The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.

# vote - Friday 26 September, 2014

A barista, a receptionist … a hunger-striker: Here’s who ELSE is on the ballot in Dublin South West

If you live there, you’ll have seen the posters for all the main candidates… Here are some of the less well-known additions to the ballot.

# vote - Thursday 25 September, 2014

US led strikes in Syria killed 19 overnight, including 1 child

The UK will vote tomorrow on joining the strikes.

# vote - Monday 22 September, 2014

‘A gun to our head’: Dublin City Council votes to cut LPT rate by 15%

To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# 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.

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