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#Referendum

# referendum - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Yes’ side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? – Poll No Room For Complacency

‘Yes’ side enjoys massive lead in same-sex marriage debate, but how secure is it? – Poll

A Red C poll has found that 46% have ‘some reservations’ about it

# referendum - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years Go To The Polls

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

Anyone excited for the Unified Patent Court vote?

# referendum - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Should we allow mothers to marry their daughters?’ Referendum

‘Should we allow mothers to marry their daughters?’

The marriage equality debate has begun in earnest…

# referendum - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the wording you’ll be voting on in same-sex marriage referendum Equality

Here’s the wording you’ll be voting on in same-sex marriage referendum

Frances Fitzgerald said she hopes there will be “a constructive and respectful debate” on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Church of Ireland group has come out in support of a ‘yes’ vote Marriage Referendum

Church of Ireland group has come out in support of a ‘yes’ vote

The Changing Attitude Ireland group has said marriage should be available to couples, “without distinction as to their sex”.

# referendum - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We love a good debate: Claire Byrne’s panel show gets off to a flying start Not #vinb This post contains videos

We love a good debate: Claire Byrne’s panel show gets off to a flying start

The current affairs discussion programme went straight for the jugular with a debate on same-sex marriage

# referendum - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Colin Farrell: ‘My brother got plenty of beatings for being gay’ Same-Sex Marriage

Colin Farrell: ‘My brother got plenty of beatings for being gay’

The Irish actor says he supports same sex marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again Analysis

Why no politician should ever have to do what Leo Varadkar did ever again

Analysis: Yesterday was a seminal moment in Irish public life, but it shouldn’t be the norm.

# referendum - Sunday 18 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “It’s not something that defines me”: Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay Referendum

“It’s not something that defines me”: Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay

The Minister spoke to Miriam O’Callaghan this morning.

# referendum - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage Referendum

New poll shows 76% support for same-sex marriage

The details were in the first opinion poll of 2015.

# referendum - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why #SoundsOfSodomy is trending in Ireland, in case you were puzzled S.o.s

# referendum - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU With Or Without Eu

Charlie Flanagan really doesn’t want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

# referendum - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill Petition

Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill

Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.

# referendum - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How would you feel about having a 21-year-old President of Ireland? Fresh Faced

How would you feel about having a 21-year-old President of Ireland?

A referendum on changing the age of eligibility will be held next year.

# referendum - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May Vote

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

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

# referendum - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Former minister who set up Irish Water says ‘forces’ at work to privatise company Concerns

Former minister who set up Irish Water says ‘forces’ at work to privatise company

Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.

# referendum - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Can you guess which party’s voters are least supportive of same-sex marriage? Opinion Poll

Can you guess which party’s voters are least supportive of same-sex marriage?

A new poll has found increased support overall for the introduction of same-sex marriage.

# referendum - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar Symbolic Move

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar

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

# referendum - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why has there been such silence on lowering the voting age? Voting Age

Opinion: Why has there been such silence on lowering the voting age?

Since January 2013, the issue has effectively fallen off the radar: there have been no public debates, no private conversations and little public awareness.

# referendum - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk presenter condemns “daft and depressing” same-sex marriage ruling Bai

Newstalk presenter condemns “daft and depressing” same-sex marriage ruling

Although another one put to the BAI about ‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ was rejected.

# referendum - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?

# referendum - Friday 14 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We don’t want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that’ Privatisation

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

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

# referendum - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on Irish Water could happen but needs “an awful lot more work” — White Not Too Keen

Referendum on Irish Water could happen but needs “an awful lot more work” — White

Support for a public vote to guarantee public ownership of water services has been gaining support in recent weeks.

# referendum - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks Referendum

Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks

A decision on whether to hold a referendum to allow the Irish diaspora to vote in presidential elections is to be made shortly.

# referendum - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power Black Spring

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

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

# referendum - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Green Party wants a referendum to make sure Irish Water isn’t privatised Water Charges

The Green Party wants a referendum to make sure Irish Water isn’t privatised

The party’s councillors will submit the motion in the coming weeks.

# referendum - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia leader vows to go ahead with independence vote in new form Independence

Catalonia leader vows to go ahead with independence vote in new form

Artur Mas was forced to suspended the referendum after the Spanish government challenged its legality.

# referendum - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official 9N Votarem

Catalonia defies Spanish government and makes independence vote official

The region’s drive for independence has been ramped up since Scotland’s attempt.

# referendum - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

# referendum - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I accept the verdict of the people.”- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered Endgame

‘I accept the verdict of the people.”- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered

The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision? Indyref

Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision?

Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point Referendum

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

From The Daily Edge ‘Shitebags’ is now trending on Twitter in Glasgow INDY REF
From TheJournal.ie Date with destiny: Scotland awake as counting begins in independence vote Indyref

Date with destiny: Scotland awake as counting begins in independence vote

A result is expected at about 6.30am.

# referendum - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Let’s not repeat the mistake of 1983″… Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate Miss Y

“Let’s not repeat the mistake of 1983″… Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate

The Health Minister has rejected calls for a referendum to be held next year.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Day of Destiny’: The UK newspapers on Scotland’s vote for independence Will I Stay Or Will I Go?

‘Day of Destiny’: The UK newspapers on Scotland’s vote for independence

‘Don’t leave us this way’ writes The Mirror.

From TheJournal.ie Will Scotland end its 307-year-old union with England? The polls are open… Time To Vote

Will Scotland end its 307-year-old union with England? The polls are open…

Polls suggest the result is too close to call.

# referendum - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’ Independence

Column: ‘The Scottish voting yes are doing so from an international, rather than just a nationalist mindset’

If Scotland has to consider anew its membership of the European Union, then the Irish Government should be there standing up for its application, writes Eamon Ryan.

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