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# 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.

# vote - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Three Dublin councils vote on a directly-elected mayor tomorrow. Here’s how it’s looking..

Councillors are voting on whether to put the issue to the people on 23 May. Any of the three remaining councils can veto the move…

# vote - Thursday 27 March, 2014

UN declares Crimea’s breakaway vote illegal

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

# vote - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Column: Why has the Government ignored the Irish diaspora – again?

The timeframe for the Government to respond to the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention regarding the voting rights of Irish abroad has elapsed, write Oliver Moran and Sarah Cantwell.

# vote - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Score German clubs vote against goal-line technology Rejection

German clubs vote against goal-line technology

In total, nine Bundesliga clubs and 15 second-tier sides voted against the technology.

Dublin City councillors in favour of having vote for directly-elected mayor

Fifty councillors voted for the motion, one abstained and one councillor was absent.

# vote - Monday 17 March, 2014

Crimea officially asks to rejoin Russia in Cold War-style stand-off

The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia?

Voters in Crimea overwhelmingly endorsed a referendum to split from Ukraine. What do you think – should they go ahead with it or not?

# vote - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Will Crimea break away from Ukraine for Russia? The people decide today

The referendum on secession is taking place today, with Russia saying it will recognise the vote.

# vote - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report

The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.

# vote - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign Retrospective This post contains images

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign

This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?

# vote - Sunday 23 February, 2014

# vote - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

These 75 young artists need your votes

The winner of Doodle 4 Google will claim €5,000 in a scholarship.

# vote - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Enda, Ireland won’t crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

# vote - Monday 10 February, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports in massive vote for strike action Mandate For Action

SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports in massive vote for strike action

The margin of the DAA vote was 94 per cent in favour of industrial action.

# vote - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Switzerland votes to cap EU immigration by tiny margin

Pollsters say that voters have narrowly backed the plan to cut down on EU citizens migrating to Switzerland.

# vote - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ben Gilroy resigns as leader of Direct Democracy Ireland

Jaan Van de Ven has been chosen as the new party leader.

# vote - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dermot Morgan’s son backs bid for Father Ted to feature in Captain America movie Go On Go On

Dermot Morgan’s son backs bid for Father Ted to feature in Captain America movie

You can vote for Ted and co to appear in the superhero sequel.

From The Daily Edge Father Ted or Mrs Brown’s Boys could be in the new Captain America movie Drink Feck Arse Avenger

Father Ted or Mrs Brown’s Boys could be in the new Captain America movie

You can vote for your favourite show to be in the new Marvel film.

# vote - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Want to get into politics? Here’s how to go about it

The European and local elections were announced this week. Would you be interested in throwing your hat in the ring?

# vote - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Poll: Does it feel like we’ve ‘turned the corner’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it feel like we’ve ‘turned the corner’?

We’ve had a number of ‘good news’ economic stories in the last few days, but how are things feeling on a day-to-day basis?

# vote - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fresh fighting in Central African Republic as presidential vote looms

A peacekeeping officer said that people “are in a desperate situation”.

# vote - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action Dispute

SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action

The decision comes a month after SIPTU said that Aer Lingus had threatened them with legal action legal action if they went ahead with a ballot.

# vote - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Column: Just how independent are our independents?

Political epiphany or political expediency? Cllr. Joe Conway explores the reasons behind political candidates opting to go independent.

# vote - Thursday 19 December, 2013

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement

ASTI General Secretary Pat King said failure by the Government to meet its commitments under the deal would be unacceptable.

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

# vote - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Doh: 13% voted Yes when they meant No in Seanad referendum

A report by the Referendum Commission published today found that there was significant confusion over the ballot papers in October’s referendums.

# vote - Monday 25 November, 2013

‘If you’ve got no vote, you’ve got no voice’ – MEP pushes election registration

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

# vote - Friday 22 November, 2013

ESB unions meet to discuss strike options

Employees voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action earlier this week

# vote - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Gilmore: Public will “have no tolerance” for electricity disruption

The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.

# vote - Sunday 17 November, 2013

ASTI: ‘Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough’

The General Secretary Pat King said if teachers vote no to the Haddington deal then industrial action will continue.

# vote - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Do you plan on voting next year? It’s time to check you’re on the register

The deadline for inspection of the Draft Register of Electors is the 25 November. Are you on it?

# vote - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Kildare chambers could be merged into new business association

The members of both chambers are to vote on the merger tomorrow night.

# vote - Friday 25 October, 2013

Dublin Bus drivers vote on new company plan

The drivers have been voting since yesterday and the result is due later today.

# vote - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control

65 per cent of packaging will be covered by warnings as opposed to the 75 per cent advocated by anti-tobacco lobby and the 50 per cent pushed for by those in the industry.

# vote - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Poll: Did you find the referendum ballot papers confusing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you find the referendum ballot papers confusing?

The Fine Gael chairman said we need to “go back to the drawing board” on the issue after many voters reported problems understanding the ballot. What do you think?

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