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#Judicial Pay

# judicial-pay - Friday 4 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum? A House Divided This post contains a poll

Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum?

It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?

# judicial-pay - Monday 23 April, 2012

43 per cent of voters didn't understand Oireachtas Inquiries referendum by polling day

Only 57 per cent of voters claimed to understand the proposal, compared to 71 per cent who understood plans on judges’ pay.

# judicial-pay - Monday 28 November, 2011

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

# judicial-pay - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Amendment on Oireachtas inquiries is defeated

However, Brendan Howlin indicated earlier that we haven’t heard the end of the issue – and we may go to the polls on a new version.

Referendum on judges' pay is passed with huge majority

However, nearly 38,000 votes were spoiled in the vote to change the Constitution to allow the cutting of judicial salaries.

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

With the support of over a million voters, Michael D Higgins was named Ireland’s ninth president in Dublin Castle. Here’s how a historical day’s events unfolded.

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

Michael D Higgins creeps towards the quota as the Fourth Count results begin to come in. Keep up with all the results, news and analysis on our continuing liveblog

# judicial-pay - Monday 24 October, 2011

Gilmore defends referendums after AGs urge 'No' vote

Eight former attorneys general signed a public letter saying that the two constitutional amendments will endanger individual rights and judicial independence.

# judicial-pay - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda

The government leaders come out in force as the Irish Council for Civil Liberties hails declining support for Oireachtas inquiries.

# judicial-pay - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it

A Yes vote on Thursday won’t benefit anyone much – but it will mean a serious compromise to our constitution, writes Sinéad Keogh.

# judicial-pay - Monday 26 September, 2011

Referendums confirmed on Oireachtas inquiries and judges' pay

Minister Phil Hogan has suggested that unemployed people could be given jobs at polling stations during the ballots.

# judicial-pay - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay

Bryan MacMahon, formerly of the High Court, will chair the Referendum Commission overseeing next month’s referendum.

# judicial-pay - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Top judges face 23pc pay cut if referendum is passed - Shatter

The minister publishes draft legislation to cut judges’ pay, which will be enacted if the public approves October’s referendum.

# judicial-pay - Monday 25 July, 2011

New Chief Justice rejects €38k pay rise

Chief Justice Susan Denham says the judiciary does not oppose a referendum allowing their pay to be cut – and has refused a pay rise of €38,044.

# judicial-pay - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges Referendum This post contains a poll

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges

The Cabinet approves plans for a public vote on removing the safeguard for judges’ pay, alongside the Presidential election.