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# vote - Today’s News


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Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.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

# vote - Thursday 12 February, 2015

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)

Basically anything that gives the appearance of a bum, genitals, pelvis or female nipple.

# vote - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

‘A shameful abandonment’: Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly’s abortion bill voted down

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# vote - Saturday 24 January, 2015

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years

Anyone excited for the Unified Patent Court vote?

Fianna Fáil aren’t ‘going to prostitute themselves to anyone’

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# vote - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# vote - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Now even Disney has had to get a bailout…

Euro Disney’s shareholders have approved a €1 billion recapitalisation.

# 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.

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