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#Referendum

# referendum - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster Bad Move

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

# referendum - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for another referendum on abortion?

One Fine Gael councillor is calling for a referendum on the 8th amendment – is it time?

# referendum - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash Travel Advice

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# referendum - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum D-Day

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

# referendum - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism’ Bailout

‘What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism’

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

# referendum - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low To The Streets

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks Greek Tragedy

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

# referendum - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now Austerity

Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now

They are braving bad weather as they make their feelings clear over the upcoming referendum.

# referendum - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

# referendum - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion Human Rights

UN asks Ireland why government has not organised a referendum on abortion

The UN committee grilled Ireland on women’s rights, direct provision and equality legislation.

# referendum - Friday 5 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “A thumping majority” – High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum Breathe Easy

“A thumping majority” – High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum

Justice Nicholas Kearns said no substantive arguments were made.

# referendum - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Feeling of “bereavement” at gay marriage result – says leader of Ireland’s Catholics Eamon Martin

Feeling of “bereavement” at gay marriage result – says leader of Ireland’s Catholics

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

# referendum - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 23 incredible moments you probably missed (in all the excitement) last Saturday Irish Pride
From TheJournal.ie The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU Not Going Anywhere

The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU

A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.

# referendum - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive In Out

David Cameron’s 48-hour charm offensive

If it’s Thursday, it must be Paris…

‘No love is wrong!’ – Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video

The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common? The Constitution

What do same-sex marriage and pension protection have in common?

A clause should be inserted into the Constitution to ensure pension protection, according to the Professional Insurance Brokers Association.

# referendum - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Bishop says Yes result “increased the sum of human happiness” Willie Walsh

Irish Bishop says Yes result “increased the sum of human happiness”

“I think that you could hardly look at the celebrations in Dublin without in some way saying it had increased the sum of human happiness.”

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s Yes vote is already causing earthquakes in Europe’s Catholic heart Snowball Effect

Ireland’s Yes vote is already causing earthquakes in Europe’s Catholic heart

Just over half of Italian voters would support same-sex marriage, but there’s not even civil unions yet.

# referendum - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next?

There’s been much talk of another plebiscite after the weekend’s result.

From TheJournal.ie Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain’s referendum on Europe Eligible

Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain’s referendum on Europe

Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote.

From TheJournal.ie 90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools – Diarmuid Martin Reality Check

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools – Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’ Marref

‘Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible’

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# referendum - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment Election 2016

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# referendum - Saturday 23 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum Presidential Age

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

From TheJournal.ie “Are you going to send me all the way around in these heels” – Panti’s (very) eventful arrival Storming The Castle

“Are you going to send me all the way around in these heels” – Panti’s (very) eventful arrival

TheJournal.ie just joined Panti on a triumphant walk through Dublin city centre.

From TheJournal.ie “Everything changes with this”: Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle Ray Of Light

“Everything changes with this”: Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle

“I think it’s a great thing – particularly for children growing up gay and for the children of gay couples. They already exist.”

# referendum - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before Ssmref

Pics: Ireland voted like it has never voted before

Here are some of the best scenes.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How are you voting in the presidential age referendum? Pres Ref This post contains a poll

Poll: How are you voting in the presidential age referendum?

The ‘other referendum’.

From The Daily Edge Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote The Return

Referendum Day: 4 stories of people who came #HomeToVote

This was their journey.

From TheJournal.ie Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever? Reeling In The Years

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.

From TheJournal.ie Saw a bible at your polling station? Here’s why Explainer

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

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you vote in today’s same-sex marriage referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in today’s same-sex marriage referendum?

Don’t worry, this is all anonymous.

From The Daily Edge The #HomeToVote hashtag is getting everyone very emotional this morning Where The Heart Is

The #HomeToVote hashtag is getting everyone very emotional this morning

Irish emigrants are returning from all across the globe to vote in today’s referendums.

From TheJournal.ie No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today Polls Are Open

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

Here’s everything you need to know.

# referendum - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hozier is flying back to Ireland to vote and his simple message has gone viral Mar Ref
From TheJournal.ie Make no mistake, the eyes of the world are on Ireland right now Global Headlines

Make no mistake, the eyes of the world are on Ireland right now

Ireland’s Catholic past means tomorrow’s vote is being viewed with curiosity.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Myers is worried about how same-sex couples are going to consummate their marriages Ok Then

Kevin Myers is worried about how same-sex couples are going to consummate their marriages

He has said that this could present a legal loophole when it comes to divorce.

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