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#Divorce

# divorce - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

# divorce - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to seek Cabinet approval for new divorce bill

The minister is also expected to ask Cabinet to approve the publication of the Blasphemy BIll 2019.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

Get up to speed.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?

Test your knowledge here.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished?

A referendum on divorce in Ireland is to be held in May.

# divorce - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach

It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.

# divorce - 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.

# divorce - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

There has been a fall in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

There has been a 4% decrease on 2016 figures, down from 4,179 in 2016 to 3,995 last year.

# divorce - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Russell Crowe held an auction to pay for his divorce and raised millions from film memorabilia

The breast plate he wore in Gladiator went for €78,000.

# divorce - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge A guy on First Dates ended up sitting beside his ex-wife in the restaurant and it was very awkward First Dates

# divorce - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

All eyes on Irish border as Brexit draft text to be finalised today

The draft will give a legal basis to last December’s preliminary agreement.

# divorce - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Poll: How long should couples have to live apart before being granted a divorce? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How long should couples have to live apart before being granted a divorce?

Recently published data shows that Carlow, Dublin and Tipperary have the highest divorce rates in Ireland.

# divorce - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Marriage could help reduce the risk of dementia - study

The widowed were 20% more likely to develop dementia than married people, the meta analysis indicated.

# divorce - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# divorce - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'It's a complete disaster': Getting a divorce in Ireland could get a lot harder post-Brexit

Getting a divorce from a spouse in the UK is governed by EU law, which may not apply after Brexit.

# divorce - Friday 15 September, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced?

A referendum on the waiting time is likely to be held next year.

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

# divorce - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

# divorce - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# divorce - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years Cast Your Vote This post contains a poll

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The Taoiseach has outlined his referendum plans for the next two years

# divorce - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

# divorce - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Taoiseach says he is not opposed to holding a 'referendum day'

Varadkar says he has no intention of putting a referendum on the Eighth Amendment “on the long finger”.

# divorce - Friday 23 June, 2017

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

# divorce - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# divorce - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Man files for separation after 12 years of marriage to woman who raped him when he was 12

They began an affair when he was 12 and she was 34, they have two children together.

# divorce - Friday 28 April, 2017

EU President's letter: Britain must settle 'people, money and Ireland' first

“Before discussing our future, we must first sort out our past,” Tusk wrote, ahead of a summit tomorrow.

# divorce - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

# divorce - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Former Spice Girl Mel B accuses husband of years of abuse

She filed to divorce her husband of nearly 10 years on 20 March, citing irreconcilable differences.

# divorce - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

# divorce - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'I witnessed abominable prejudice and abuse in the family courts. I had to keep fighting for my kids'

Divorced dads have a legal right to their kids, but the emotional maelstrom of marital breakdown and a family court system that favours mothers means it doesn’t always happen.

# divorce - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# divorce - Friday 30 December, 2016

1986: Mother of four abused by husband writes letter to Taoiseach outlining need for divorce

“God never intended continual punishment for one mistake.”

# divorce - Friday 23 December, 2016

Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of risking children's privacy

The actor says his estranged wife is trying to make him look bad, with little regard for the welfare of their six children.

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