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#Referendum

# referendum - Friday 7 December, 2018

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

# referendum - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election?

It’s understood a referendum on the matter will be held next May.

# referendum - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

# referendum - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

# referendum - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

# referendum - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

# referendum - Saturday 27 October, 2018

The Irish people have voted to remove blasphemy offence from the Constitution

It was a resounding Yes to repeal the offence.

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.

'A new, tolerant, liberal Ireland': World media reacts to blasphemy vote

The Irish Times exit poll has it passing by 69% to 31% while the RTÉ exit poll has it passing by 71% to 29%.

# referendum - Friday 26 October, 2018

Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

What, when, where – and a bit of who and which, if you need help with that as well.

# referendum - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Undecided on the blasphemy referendum? Campaigners go head-to-head to help you decide

The vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution takes place on Friday.

# referendum - Monday 22 October, 2018

Poll: How will you vote in the blasphemy referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the blasphemy referendum?

Friday is Presidential election day, but there’s also a referendum on blasphemy.

# referendum - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

# referendum - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Why I travelled home to vote in favour of adding 'North' to Macedonia's name

Macedonia and Greece have been involved in a decades-long dispute over the name Macedonia and Alexander the Great.

# referendum - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

# referendum - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president

A poll has found support for extending voting rights at 27%.

# referendum - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Howlin backs second referendum, says there's 'no such thing as a good Brexit for Ireland'

Jeremy Corbyn has said he’s open to the idea of a second vote.

A significant number of people don't know how they're going to vote in the blasphemy referendum

54% said they will vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution.

Explainer: What is the upcoming blasphemy referendum about?

Nearly one in three voters are unsure how they’ll vote in the referendum on 26 October.

# referendum - Friday 21 September, 2018

Public to vote in blasphemy referendum on Presidential polling day

Anyone not registered has until 9 October to register to vote in the upcoming referendum and presidential election.

# referendum - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# referendum - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution

The forthcoming referendum bill was up for pre-legislative scrutiny in the Oireachtas this morning.

# referendum - Saturday 15 September, 2018

One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it?

The professor who warned the party that its stance in the referendum could put it on the wrong side of history addressed think-in this week.

# referendum - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# referendum - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote

The Oireachtas Justice Committee has voted for pre-legislative scrutiny of the removal of the women in the home reference.

# referendum - Monday 3 September, 2018

Government accused of trying to 'press gang' committee to delete Constitutional women in the home reference

It had been suggested that the clause should be amended rather than deleted.

# referendum - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

# referendum - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald

Earlier this week, McDonald said that a ‘chaotic brexit’ is not the time to seek a united Ireland.

# referendum - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# referendum - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Proposed amendment to remove offence of blasphemy from Constitution published

A referendum on the issue is due to be held in October.

# referendum - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

# referendum - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'

Varadkar said it is time to separate the idea that women are inherently linked to caring and family roles.

# referendum - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

# referendum - Monday 18 June, 2018

Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters

Galway City Council got nine, while Dublin City Council got almost 300 over the same time period.

# referendum - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# referendum - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

# referendum - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# referendum - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

From The Daily Edge Irish viewers were emotional watching the Gogglebox folk discuss last week's referendum Gogglebox For Yes
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