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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019
Divorce Referendum
82% 18%

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Wednesday 12 June, 2019

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period

The divorce referendum was passed by an overwhelming majority of 82%.

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

Sunday 26 May, 2019

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum

An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.

Friday 24 May, 2019

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

Sunday 19 May, 2019

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one

Friday’s referendum has failed to see much of a debate.

Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

Get up to speed.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

Sunday 5 May, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?

Test your knowledge here.

Thursday 2 May, 2019

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?

The government is proposing a referendum to reduce the time period for divorce but other constitutional restrictions will still apply, writes David Kenny.

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution

The government announced the terms of the referendum today.

Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019

A referendum to give Irish citizens living abroad the right to vote in the Irish presidential election is to be held on the same day.

Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum

The 27-year-old woman said Irish people should be given the opportunity to have a say in “their own destiny”.

Saturday 9 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.

Sunday 3 June, 2012

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics) BIG TIME This post contains images

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.