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# court referendum

All time
The Seanad is here to stay as referendum defeated
“Sometimes in politics, you get a wallop in the electoral process” – Enda Kenny
# court referendum
Court of Appeal referendum passes comfortably
All the major political parties campaigned for a ‘Yes’ vote which won by a 2:1 majority.
# Referendums
'We don’t really simplify things that are straightforward': Ballot papers cause confusion
The green and white papers caused a bit of confusion yesterday.
# Let's vote
Get out the vote: Polls open across the country for two referenda
The campaigning is over. Now it’s over to you.
# Get out the vote
Minister expects low turnout and senators to respect referendum result
Phil Hogan said he’s not worried about claims senators may disrupt the government’s legislative agenda if the public votes to abolish the Seanad. Though he was speaking before last night’s defeat in the chamber.
# court referendum
'It's certainly not a catwalk': 'Reservoir TDs' unite for Yes vote in Court referendum
It’s about as sexy as a referendum to establish a new court can possibly get.
# Seanad referendum
Poll indicates Seanad referendum will pass, but a fifth don't know how they'll vote
Still a large number of undecideds according a poll in the Irish Times this morning.
# Court of Appeal referendum
Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?
All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.
# sexing up
Pic: Alan Shatter's Court of Appeal roadshow
The Minister for Justice wants you to vote ‘Yes’, and isn’t afraid to ask.
# court referendum
Shatter: One judgment rule change will allow judges to assert their independence
If the referendum is passed next week, as well as setting up a Court of Appeal between the High Court and the Supreme Court, the so-called ‘one judgment’ rule will be removed from the Constitution.
# Courts
DPP issues warning to media on risks of pre-trial reporting
DPP Claire Loftus said that journalists have ‘a high degree of responsibility’ to ensure that they do not cause a trial to be delayed or even postponed.
# Dáil
They're back: Here are 8 questions we're asking ahead of the new Dáil term
The Seanad is also back but will it be abolished? We look at that and seven other questions ahead of the return of TDs and Senators this week.
# court referendum
On the fence: Independent TD is 'not explicitly advocating a No vote' in court referendum
Mattie McGrath is worried the Government will have too much power to nominate judges but has stopped short of calling for a ‘No’ vote in the Court of Appeal referendum.
# Shatter says
Here is Alan Shatter's quick guide to the Court of Appeal referendum
With so much debate on the Seanad referendum it is easy to forget the other thing we are being asked to vote on next month.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you want to establish a Court of Appeal?
There hasn’t been much debate about it but there is a second referendum being held on 4 October.
# Consensus
The Court of Appeal referendum is one thing all political parties are agreed on
Fine Gael, Labour, Fianna Fáil, and Sinn Féin will all be calling for a Yes vote in the referendum to establish a Court of Appeal but their campaigns are expected to be low-key.
# referendum day
Referendum day is just over four weeks away...
The Referendum Commission today began its information campaign on both votes with Justice Elizabeth Dunne saying there has been scant debate on one of the issues.
# Check the Register
Are you registered to vote in the October referendums?
Now you can check through Facebook.
# Voting Day
Government confirms date for Seanad and Court of Appeal referenda
Voters will be asked to vote on the 32nd and 33rd amendments to the Constitution later this year.
# appeals court
Panel chosen for October appeals court referendum
The vote will ask the public to decide on the existence of an Appeals Court between the High Court and the Supreme Court.
# Courts
Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog
The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.
# Referendumania
Referendum to be held on creating new Court of Appeal
Another referendum to add to the ‘referendums on the way’ pile…
# Courts
Levels of activity in courts 'overwhelming' and 'unsustainable' - Chief Justice
Susan Denham said failure to address the problems posed by Ireland’s appeal court system may be “damaging to Irish society and the economy”.