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# ccref - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Referendum website's 'Like' button illustrated bias for Yes vote
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Referendum website's 'Like' button illustrated bias for Yes vote

Dec 11th 2012, 3:35 PM 8,294 Views 51 Comments

The Supreme Court delivers its full ruling into why the Government’s website for the Children’s Referendum was not impartial.

# ccref - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Martin on Shatter: "Every now and then a bit of contrition would do no harm"
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# McKenna Judgement

Martin on Shatter: "Every now and then a bit of contrition would do no harm"

Nov 13th 2012, 7:23 PM 7,003 Views 44 Comments

The call from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was in response to the Supreme Court ruling last Friday regarding the Children’s Referendum.

# ccref - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Referendum on children's rights passed
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# Referendum

Referendum on children's rights passed

Nov 11th 2012, 2:07 PM 6,263 Views 19 Comments

The results are in…

Children's Referendum count begins
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Children's Referendum count begins

Nov 11th 2012, 7:49 AM 8,644 Views 110 Comments

Results are expected by noon.

# ccref - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations
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# Referendum

Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations

Nov 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 16,393 Views 174 Comments

Will it be the lowest turnout in the history of the State?

# ccref - Friday 9 November, 2012

Poll: How are you voting in the Children's Referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How are you voting in the Children's Referendum?

Nov 9th 2012, 9:58 AM 17,675 Views 257 Comments

Tá or Níl?

# ccref - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment
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# Referendum

Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment

Nov 8th 2012, 9:17 PM 11,699 Views 84 Comments

The government’s scaled-down version of ChildrensReferendum.ie needed amending this evening after it omitted part of the referendum being held on Saturday.

Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information
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# Referendum

Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information

Nov 8th 2012, 6:22 PM 5,513 Views 71 Comments

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald says the Office of the Attorney General gave legal advice on the website and booklet.

Colm O'Gorman: The State failed children, but so too did society
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# Opinion

Colm O'Gorman: The State failed children, but so too did society

Nov 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 110 Views 71 Comments

The head of Amnesty International Ireland addresses concerns of the ‘No’ camp in Children’s Referendum – and says the Constitution will still be unambiguous in asserting the status of the family.

Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial'
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# Referendum

Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial'

Nov 8th 2012, 11:39 AM 13,046 Views 174 Comments

The Supreme Court says the government’s literature is not impartial, and therefore an inappropriate use of public money.

Children vote on... children's referendum (They went for 'Yes')
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# Referendum

Children vote on... children's referendum (They went for 'Yes')

Nov 8th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,902 Views 44 Comments

Five youth organisations give test poll to those not entitled to vote – but whose lives are most likely to be affected by the outcome.

# ccref - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Supreme Court to hear appeal over Children's Referendum using public money
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# Referendum

Supreme Court to hear appeal over Children's Referendum using public money

Nov 1st 2012, 6:51 PM 5,151 Views 32 Comments

The High Court today rejected the claim by Mark McCrystal that the Government is using public money to call for a Yes vote – but now the case will go to the Supreme Court.

# ccref - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

As it happened: Vincent Browne's Children's Referendum debate
Live Oct 31st 2012, 9:45 PM

As it happened: Vincent Browne's Children's Referendum debate

Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate
# Children's Referendum
# Children's Referendum

Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate

Oct 31st 2012, 5:00 PM 9,846 Views 86 Comments

Kathy Sinnott is taking the ‘No’ side in the Vincent Browne-hosted debate on the upcoming children’s referendum. The FG director of elections called her claims on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night as “scaremongering”.

# ccref - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,467 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# ccref - Monday 15 October, 2012

Kenny: As Taoiseach and as a father I’m asking people to vote yes
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# Referendum

Kenny: As Taoiseach and as a father I’m asking people to vote yes

Oct 15th 2012, 5:24 PM 6,160 Views 68 Comments

Fine Gael today launched their yes campaign for the children’s rights referendum in Dublin, which is set to take place on 10 November.

# ccref - Friday 28 September, 2012

Sinnott accused of engaging in 'hysterical hyperbole' over referendum
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# Referendum

Sinnott accused of engaging in 'hysterical hyperbole' over referendum

Sep 28th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,878 Views 42 Comments

The former MEP Kathy Sinnott has been criticised by a Fine Gael TD for her opposition to the children’s referendum but Sinnott has hit back saying that Jim Daly has not done his homework.

# ccref - Sunday 23 September, 2012

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

A cow, a goat, a sheep, a flower: The week in quotes

Sep 23rd 2012, 7:00 PM 5,302 Views 0 Comments

“There are 47 per cent who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe they are victims.”

# ccref - Thursday 20 September, 2012

John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"
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# Referendum

John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"

Sep 20th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,752 Views 16 Comments

The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.

# ccref - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: The children's referendum is a chance to put things right
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# Opinion

Column: The children's referendum is a chance to put things right

Sep 19th 2012, 7:30 PM 26 Views 19 Comments

By voting yes, we can prove that this generation has done more than any other to protect children who have been betrayed in the past, writes Aodhán Ó Riordáin.

# ccref - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Finally: Children's rights referendum to be held on Saturday 10 November
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Finally: Children's rights referendum to be held on Saturday 10 November

Sep 18th 2012, 3:59 PM 5,712 Views 50 Comments

The exact wording of the referendum will be announced tomorrow, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced.