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#EU referendum

# eu-referendum - Monday 21 January, 2019

Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'

In a BBC documentary, Tusk said that “paradoxically, David Cameron became the real victim of his own victory”.

# eu-referendum - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn says he’s open to holding another vote; while PM Theresa May has dismissed it as “a politicians’ vote”.

# eu-referendum - Monday 27 June, 2016

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

# eu-referendum - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

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Roy Keane is one of the reasons David Beckham is voting Remain

European influence made Manchester United better, writes Beckham ahead of Thursday’s vote.

# eu-referendum - Saturday 14 May, 2016

FactCheck: Is there a rush for Irish passports because of Trump and Brexit?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck crunches the numbers and checks out some possible explanations.

# eu-referendum - Monday 9 November, 2015

Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage

The Ukip leader’s comments come as Taoiseach Enda Kenny talks up the risks of a Brexit.

# eu-referendum - Sunday 8 November, 2015

These are Britain's demands if it is to stay in the EU

Experts say there is room for compromise in all areas except migration.

# eu-referendum - Friday 24 January, 2014

British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache

The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.

# eu-referendum - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

# eu-referendum - Saturday 5 May, 2012

#EURef: How government TDs have used Twitter to push for 'Yes' vote Referendum This post contains images

#EURef: How government TDs have used Twitter to push for 'Yes' vote

TDs, primarily from the government benches, have been tweeting like no-one’s business to advocate a ‘Yes’ vote this past week. Here’s why…

# eu-referendum - Friday 27 April, 2012

CPSU the latest union to determine Fiscal Compact stance

The Civil and Public Services Union will meet today at its annual conference in Cork.

No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair

Dominic Hannigan, who chairs the committee scrutinising the Fiscal Compact, also said that Europe needed to move away from right-wing economics that have been the focus in recent years.

# eu-referendum - Thursday 26 April, 2012

EU Referendum: SF denies misrepresenting economists on No vote leaflets

Three economists who are advocating a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum are quoted as being critical of the Fiscal Compact on a Sinn Féin leaflet that is being distributed.

# eu-referendum - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Poll: Is this Stability Treaty video from the Government's website biased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is this Stability Treaty video from the Government's website biased?

Sinn Féin reckons the website breaches rules which bar the government from spending money on a Yes or No campaign.

SF challenges legality of Fiscal Compact website, says it is 'incomplete'

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary McDonald said that stabilitytreaty.ie is lacking in information as the party seeks legal advice on whether or not it is in breach of the McKenna judgement.

# eu-referendum - Friday 20 April, 2012

LIVE: Stephen Donnelly, Shane Ross and Constantin Gurdgiev discuss Fiscal Compact EU Referendum This post contains videos

LIVE: Stephen Donnelly, Shane Ross and Constantin Gurdgiev discuss Fiscal Compact

The TDs and economist are speaking at a ‘Town Hall’ meeting in Bray to discuss the Fiscal Compact referendum.

Dáil passes Bill to trigger Fiscal Compact referendum

TDs vote by 93 votes to 21 to hold a referendum on the Fiscal Compact; the legislation now goes through to the Seanad.

# eu-referendum - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Poll: How will you vote in the referendum on the EU Fiscal Compact treaty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the referendum on the EU Fiscal Compact treaty?

Six weeks to go. How will you vote on 31 May?

# eu-referendum - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Sinn Féin to government: Name a date for referendum on EU fiscal compact

The party’s foreign affairs spokesperson Padraig Mac Lochlainn said the government had deliberated enough and called for a date to be made public.

# eu-referendum - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

“A sustainable economic recovery”: FULL text of Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore's EU referendum speech

The full text of the Tánaiste’s comments after it was revealed that Irish voters would go to the polls on the fiscal compact.

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech

Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Later in Leader’s Questions: the Taoiseach will discuss his trip to Davos, the cost of running his press office and his cabinet’s subcommittees.

# eu-referendum - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'

Enda Kenny told the Dáil this week that he expects a decision on whether or not a referendum is needed shortly.

# eu-referendum - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin

The party leader said: “We have never voted against a European treaty and I don’t believe we will start with this one.”

# eu-referendum - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: Body discovered in Rudo Mawere case; computer-guided bullets; and Ray D’Arcy gets a new job…

# eu-referendum - Sunday 29 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: The weather gets worse, Brazilian bikinis get bigger, and Leo Varadkar gets his say…

# eu-referendum - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Cameron faces revolt - even as motion to hold EU referendum fails

More than 80 Tory MPs defied the British Prime Minister’s direction to vote down a motion calling for a referendum on EU membership yesterday.