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#McKenna ruling

# mckenna-ruling - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Referendum website's 'Like' button illustrated bias for Yes vote

The Supreme Court delivers its full ruling into why the Government’s website for the Children’s Referendum was not impartial.

# mckenna-ruling - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment

The government’s scaled-down version of ChildrensReferendum.ie needed amending this evening after it omitted part of the referendum being held on Saturday.

Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald says the Office of the Attorney General gave legal advice on the website and booklet.

Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial'

The Supreme Court says the government’s literature is not impartial, and therefore an inappropriate use of public money.

# mckenna-ruling - Monday 22 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Oireachtas committee cancels 'Yes' photocall over potential legal breach

The Joint Oireachtas Committee was going to run a ‘Vote Yes’ photocall – which may be a breach of the McKenna ruling.

# mckenna-ruling - Monday 15 October, 2012

TV3 first to announce televised debate on children's referendum

The debate will be held on Halloween Night, October 31, and will feature four parties, two each from the Yes and No campaigns.

# mckenna-ruling - Sunday 14 October, 2012

RTÉ to stay 50-50 for referendum debates - but news coverage 'cannot be prejudged'

The national broadcaster is dropping a ‘stopwatch’ system for news broadcasts, but will keep it for formal debates.