A vote where the public is asked to decide on a constitutional ammendment or a new constitution.
# referendum - Monday 25 November, 2013
The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.
# referendum - Sunday 17 November, 2013
The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.
# referendum - Saturday 16 November, 2013
The Minister of State in the Department of Finance said that it is in Ireland’s national interest that Britain should remain a full member of the European Union.
# referendum - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The Bishop of Kildare says that the issue is “not about equality”, but Alan Shatter says that people should not be discriminated against because of their sexuality.
# referendum - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Following a Cabinet meeting earlier today, the government has confirmed plans for a referendum in the first half of 2014.
The issue of a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage will be discussed by Cabinet ministers today with the timing of the vote likely to be one of the main issues.
# referendum - Monday 4 November, 2013
Emer Costello and Phil Prendergast’s call comes as the Cabinet is expected to decide on the matter this week.
# referendum - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Eamon Gilmore wants a referendum on the issue next year, but how would you vote?
Gilmore: ‘Same-sex marriage referendum will be held before the end of the lifetime of this government’
The Tánaiste said that he hoped a referendum would be held next year, but it could be in the spring of 2015.
# referendum - Monday 21 October, 2013
The Senator will shave his beard off for charity on the Ray D’Arcy show tomorrow morning.
# referendum - Monday 7 October, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Priory Hall, breaches in patient data and Gerry Adams.
The Sinn Féin president was asked about his brother Liam, the Seanad referendum and his own future in an interview this morning.
In the east they said No but in the west it was largely a Yes.
# referendum - Saturday 5 October, 2013
Too close to call is the word of the day.
# referendum - Friday 4 October, 2013
Here’s what to expect if you’re heading to your polling station in the next few hours.
It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?
# referendum - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Why did the government lose a vote in the Seanad last night? Here’s what we’ve found out today.
He wants you to vote No. Ah no, we’re totally kidding…
Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.
He hasn’t gone away you know…
# referendum - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Do you want the new court to be established or for our courts system to remain the same?
# referendum - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
New voters have not been sent Polling Cards, says Dublin City Council, but they are not essential.
It’s about as sexy as a referendum to establish a new court can possibly get.
And it’s on tonight.
Do you want the Seanad saved or abolished?
# referendum - Monday 30 September, 2013
Fine Gael’s argument that abolishing the Seanad will save €20 million was again under scrutiny today with the Minister giving a commitment to the Irish public.
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
# referendum - Sunday 29 September, 2013
Broadcasters don’t have to automatically give the same amount of airtime to both sides – but they do have to make sure the allocation is fair and balanced.
Enda Kenny has said ‘no’ to an invitation to appear in the Prime Time programme, but Richard Bruton says he’s not in a position to confirm who might represent Fine Gael on Tuesday.
The Taoiseach has turned down an invitation from Prime Time and accused Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin of attention seeking in regard to the debate.
64 per cent are in favour of doing away with the upper house, once ‘undecideds’ are excluded.
# referendum - Saturday 28 September, 2013
RTÉ has confirmed Enda Kenny had turned down an invitation to a TV debate. But the Fianna Fáil leader has said he hopes the Taoiseach will change his mind.
“The constitution did not make it a retirement home for failed politicians and a creche for aspiring ones – the political class did.”
Fine Gael’s Director of Elections for the Seanad Referendum on why he believes “undemocratic institution” has no place in modern Ireland.
# referendum - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Lucinda Creighton said it would be “irresponsible of us not to advocate a position on it” in an interview this morning.
# referendum - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
The implications of the Court of Appeal referendum are going over people’s heads because most citizens have never had any direct or personal engagement with the Supreme Court, writes Myles Duffy.
# referendum - Sunday 22 September, 2013
The level of awareness about the second referendum being held on October 4 is reported to be low.
Hildegarde Naughton said she sees the upper house as a “gateway” and said she wants “to get a feel for the workings of the Dáil and Senate”.
# referendum - Friday 20 September, 2013
The €20 million saving has been a central plank of Fine Gael’s pro-abolition campaign – but now the Oireachtas says there’s no way to know how much will be saved if the Seanad goes.
# referendum - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
We have been led to believe that the Referendum is about the abolition of the Seanad – but does it also aim to give additional protection from sanction to our judiciary? asks Gerry Fahey.