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# vote - Monday 13 April, 2015

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

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

Apr 13th 2015, 12:27 PM 20,901 Views 335 Comments

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

# vote - Friday 10 April, 2015

A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality
# Mar Ref
From The Daily Edge
# Mar Ref

A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality

Apr 10th 2015, 4:28 PM 2,503 Views 13 Comments

And it’s really catchy.

# vote - Sunday 29 March, 2015

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad.  Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?
# Opinion
# Opinion

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad. Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?

Mar 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 310 Views 120 Comments

No matter where in the world I am, I will always be an American. As such, I am grateful that my right to vote there is legally enshrined.

# vote - Saturday 28 March, 2015

There's a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know?
# Vote
# Vote

There's a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know?

Mar 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 31,044 Views 68 Comments

It could mean Niall Horan could be President of Ireland.

# vote - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'
# Strike
# Strike

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'

Mar 12th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,386 Views 42 Comments

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# vote - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads
# Execution
# Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

Mar 11th 2015, 2:20 PM 13,493 Views 63 Comments

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# vote - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)

Feb 22nd 2015, 11:30 AM 28,357 Views 186 Comments

Labour is down two to 7 per cent, Sinn Féin is up one point to 21 per cent while Fine Gael holds steady on 24.

# vote - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May
# Vote
# Vote

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

Feb 20th 2015, 6:35 AM 15,360 Views 472 Comments

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

# vote - Thursday 12 February, 2015

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)
# Yoga Pants
# Yoga Pants

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)

Feb 12th 2015, 7:04 PM 24,703 Views 57 Comments

Basically anything that gives the appearance of a bum, genitals, pelvis or female nipple.

# vote - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down
# All Over
# All Over

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

Feb 10th 2015, 10:48 PM 43,242 Views 228 Comments

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# vote - Saturday 24 January, 2015

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years
# Go To The Polls
# Go To The Polls

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years

Jan 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,545 Views 81 Comments

Anyone excited for the Unified Patent Court vote?

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,652 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# vote - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote
# Austerity
# Austerity

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

Jan 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 11 Views 15 Comments

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# vote - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Now even Disney has had to get a bailout...
# Mickey Money
# Mickey Money

Now even Disney has had to get a bailout...

Jan 13th 2015, 8:33 PM 23,456 Views 23 Comments

Euro Disney’s shareholders have approved a €1 billion recapitalisation.

# vote - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
# Absent
# Absent

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

Dec 18th 2014, 2:05 PM 11,732 Views 51 Comments

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# vote - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

Dec 17th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,072 Views 109 Comments

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

# vote - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May
# Vote
# Vote

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Dec 16th 2014, 5:08 PM 21,091 Views 322 Comments

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Dec 16th 2014, 4:59 PM 4,662 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# vote - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 12,316 Views 50 Comments

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election
# Ballot
# Ballot

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Dec 13th 2014, 1:06 PM 13,917 Views 76 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# vote - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine
# Recognise
# Recognise

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Dec 8th 2014, 3:23 PM 9,975 Views 74 Comments

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# vote - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar
# Symbolic Move
# Symbolic Move

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 34,145 Views 174 Comments

One of the Dublin scene’s best known venues, Pantibar is owned by gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, aka. Panti Bliss.

# vote - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?

Nov 25th 2014, 8:50 AM 11,779 Views 115 Comments

The Taoiseach has said there will be a referendum on it next year – do you think it’s a good idea?

# vote - Friday 14 November, 2014

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'
# Privatisation
# Privatisation

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'

Nov 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,436 Views 86 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP believes legislation is a more sensible option.

# vote - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?

Nov 13th 2014, 9:52 AM 15,793 Views 145 Comments

A report on the voting rights of Irish citizens abroad is being published today so we want to know your opinion on the topic.

# vote - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is....
# Vote
# Vote

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is....

Nov 11th 2014, 7:15 PM 33,188 Views 26 Comments

You can see them in real life from today.

# vote - Monday 10 November, 2014

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped

Nov 10th 2014, 8:16 PM 32,910 Views 140 Comments

Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.

# vote - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?

Nov 9th 2014, 10:25 AM 13,426 Views 116 Comments

It’s just a symbolic vote but which way should they go?

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*

Nov 9th 2014, 7:33 AM 9,641 Views 18 Comments

*The vote is purely symbolic but the Spanish government will obviously be watching the results closely.

# vote - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power
# Black Spring
# Black Spring

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

Oct 30th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,425 Views 15 Comments

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# vote - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag
# Flag Pole Poll
# Flag Pole Poll

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

Oct 29th 2014, 11:04 AM 12,354 Views 97 Comments

The vote will take place in 2016.

# vote - Monday 27 October, 2014

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check

Oct 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,497 Views 63 Comments

Whichever way you want to vote, get your name in.

# vote - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 11th 2014, 8:34 PM 18,645 Views 23 Comments

Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…

# vote - Friday 10 October, 2014

Staff in six of Dublin's major hospitals vote for strike action
# Ballot
# Ballot

Staff in six of Dublin's major hospitals vote for strike action

Oct 10th 2014, 12:33 PM 8,188 Views 17 Comments

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

# vote - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

We'll find out today if Britain's plans for a nuclear power plant (150 miles from Ireland) will be approved
# Vote
# Vote

We'll find out today if Britain's plans for a nuclear power plant (150 miles from Ireland) will be approved

Oct 8th 2014, 8:29 AM 6,556 Views 52 Comments

EU Commissioners will vote on the deal in private.

# vote - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

"Last resort": Teachers could strike over Junior Cert reforms
# ASTI
# ASTI

"Last resort": Teachers could strike over Junior Cert reforms

Oct 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,494 Views 105 Comments

The Department of Education said that talks are ongoing between the Minister and teachers.

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride
# Water Works
# Water Works

Dublin city councillors vote against fluoride

Oct 7th 2014, 11:34 AM 20,269 Views 359 Comments

We spoke to a councillor who proposed the motion, and a councillor opposed to it.

# vote - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays
# Elections
# Elections

You could soon be able to vote while on your holidays

Oct 1st 2014, 6:50 AM 6,274 Views 15 Comments

There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

# vote - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%
# Taxing
# Taxing

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

Sep 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 10,399 Views 46 Comments

A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate
# By-election Battle
# By-election Battle

Broken promises and invisible candidates: Here's what we learned from last night's Prime Time debate

Sep 30th 2014, 11:34 AM 9,358 Views 40 Comments

Someone ‘pulled a Ming’ and the issue of Roscommon Hospital just isn’t going away… Here’s what went down in the RTÉ studios last night.