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# vote - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,139 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# vote - Monday 25 September, 2017

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Sep 25th 2017, 10:05 AM 16,942 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

# vote - Sunday 24 September, 2017

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel
# Winner Takes Some
# Winner Takes Some

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Sep 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,418 Views 33 Comments

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

# vote - Monday 11 September, 2017

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
# INDY REF
# INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Sep 11th 2017, 8:38 PM 41,600 Views 60 Comments

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

# vote - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets
# Liberties
# Liberties

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets

Sep 5th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,450 Views 30 Comments

The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.

# vote - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

South African president survives no-confidence motion
# ANC
# ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Aug 8th 2017, 6:25 PM 7,100 Views 19 Comments

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

# vote - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country
# Dizzy Drop
# Dizzy Drop

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

Aug 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,500 Views 104 Comments

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

# vote - Monday 17 July, 2017

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president
# Caracas
# Caracas

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,276 Views 64 Comments

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# vote - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Jul 13th 2017, 6:54 AM 10,330 Views 125 Comments

Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.

# vote - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

Jul 11th 2017, 4:42 PM 25,576 Views 116 Comments

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

# vote - Friday 30 June, 2017

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage
# Ich Mache
# Ich Mache

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Jun 30th 2017, 12:30 PM 14,478 Views 86 Comments

Angela Merkel allowed her party a free vote.

# vote - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections
# Landslide
# Landslide

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Jun 18th 2017, 5:21 PM 7,686 Views 24 Comments

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

# vote - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years
# Hot Topic
From The42
# Hot Topic

Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years

May 9th 2017, 8:06 PM 24,213 Views 40 Comments

The regulation around qualifying to play international rugby is likely to change soon.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way
# Varadkar Vs Conveney
# Varadkar Vs Conveney

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

May 9th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,007 Views 58 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

# vote - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks
# Social Change
# Social Change

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

Apr 23rd 2017, 4:40 PM 82,348 Views 571 Comments

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

# vote - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June
# Landslide
# Landslide

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June

Apr 19th 2017, 3:37 PM 10,931 Views 48 Comments

Theresa May stunned the country yesterday when she announced her plan for an early vote.

# vote - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Mar 29th 2017, 9:13 AM 23,246 Views 91 Comments

The proposal will be debated in the Seanad today.

# vote - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid
# RWC2023
From The42
# RWC2023

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:00 AM 19,065 Views 39 Comments

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.

# vote - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:01 PM 11,439 Views 67 Comments

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# vote - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations?
# Vote
From The42
# Vote

Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations?

Feb 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 11,770 Views 43 Comments

England are the favourites but can Ireland dethrone Eddie Jones’ men?

# vote - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Jan 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,078 Views 118 Comments

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# vote - Monday 5 December, 2016

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat
# Matteo Renzi
# Matteo Renzi

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Dec 5th 2016, 6:53 AM 24,833 Views 128 Comments

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# vote - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
# Mayor Elections
# Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,125 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# vote - Monday 21 November, 2016

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 15,645 Views 19 Comments

The issue that divides families across the nation.

Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:09 PM 11,618 Views 47 Comments

We all have one…

Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:06 PM 10,755 Views 17 Comments

You can only be on one side of history.

Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:03 PM 11,701 Views 32 Comments

Or does that mean war?

Vote: What’s the best Christmas movie ever?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: What’s the best Christmas movie ever?

Nov 21st 2016, 11:58 AM 16,272 Views 109 Comments

Time to find out…

Vote: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree?

Nov 21st 2016, 11:47 AM 16,938 Views 27 Comments

Everyone has their take. Once and for all – who is right?

# vote - Saturday 20 August, 2016

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"
# Noel Rock
# Noel Rock

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"

Aug 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,328 Views 59 Comments

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock says the time has come for Ireland to vote on whether or not to repeal the eighth amendment to the constitution.

# vote - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year
# Wherever Green In Worn
# Wherever Green In Worn

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

Jul 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,626 Views 101 Comments

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# vote - Monday 4 July, 2016

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments

Jul 4th 2016, 8:33 PM 30,285 Views 87 Comments

Gove previously said that the Good Friday Agreement had been a “validation of terrorism”.

# vote - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months
# Take Two
# Take Two

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months

Jun 26th 2016, 10:52 AM 8,273 Views 9 Comments

The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.

# vote - Saturday 25 June, 2016

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum

Jun 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,259 Views 187 Comments

A petition has also been launched calling for London to break away from the rest of the UK.

# vote - Friday 24 June, 2016

'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result
# Stop The Press
# Stop The Press

'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result

Jun 24th 2016, 10:15 AM 28,651 Views 62 Comments

Everyone was caught on the hop.

# vote - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid
# Leave It Dave
# Leave It Dave

The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid

Jun 8th 2016, 6:09 PM 26,761 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of thousands tried to register online to vote at the last minute, which caused the site to crash.

# vote - Monday 6 June, 2016

Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne

Jun 6th 2016, 9:48 AM 14,688 Views 133 Comments

Osborne is in the north on the Brexit vote campaign trail.

# vote - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman
# Deputy Dancing
# Deputy Dancing

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman

Jun 2nd 2016, 1:02 PM 28,584 Views 76 Comments

Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.

# vote - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

Jun 1st 2016, 9:22 PM 42,845 Views 94 Comments

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# vote - Friday 6 May, 2016

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide

May 6th 2016, 2:22 PM 23,071 Views 90 Comments

Clare Daly tells the Dáil what is really going on in the lives of those in the real world.