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# presidential-age - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president No Country For Young Men This post contains videos

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

# presidential-age - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

# presidential-age - Friday 22 May, 2015

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage

We’ll be talking all things referendum here today.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

# presidential-age - Monday 18 May, 2015

We're being short-changed by the 'other referendum'

The presidential age referendum is a watered-down version of attempts at real political reform.

# presidential-age - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week Presidential Age This post contains videos

Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week has surveyed all Oireachtas members on how they’re voting in both referendums next Friday.

# presidential-age - Thursday 14 May, 2015

'The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement'

The opportunity to lower the age of eligibility for the president is about giving Irish people more choice, not forcing their hand.

# presidential-age - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

# presidential-age - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Why shouldn't a young person be able to run for president?

Democracy is the vehicle with which we facilitate different perspectives; the youth of Ireland have a right to representation.

# presidential-age - Monday 20 April, 2015

No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality

Gardaí say their presence at the photocall ‘wasn’t appropriate’.

# presidential-age - Saturday 18 April, 2015

WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked... There's Another One? This post contains videos

WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked...

We took to the streets of the capital to see if anyone knows about that other vote happening on 22 May.

# presidential-age - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fine Gael: 'Yes' ... Labour: 'We're not taking a position'

A referendum to reduce the minimum age of a presidential candidate from 35 to 21 is also being held next month.

# presidential-age - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

What is the point of the upcoming referendum? (No, not the one you're thinking of)

On 22 May we’ll be asked to vote on same sex marriage… and also about lowering the age of eligibility for presidential candidates. Why is the latter is a priority?

# presidential-age - Monday 13 April, 2015

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.