# referendums - Today’s News
Is it bad breath? Talking about their ex? We need to know.
# referendums - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Following a Cabinet meeting earlier today, the government has confirmed plans for a referendum in the first half of 2014.
# referendums - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The government says that a possible referendum on altering the article 41.2 of the constitution is complicated by the desire to acknowledge the work of home carers.
# referendums - Monday 7 October, 2013
In the east they said No but in the west it was largely a Yes.
# referendums - Saturday 5 October, 2013
“Sometimes in politics, you get a wallop in the electoral process” – Enda Kenny
The green and white papers caused a bit of confusion yesterday.
Here are the nine things you want to know as you start your weekend…
# referendums - Friday 4 October, 2013
The campaigning is over. Now it’s over to you.
It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?
# referendums - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Phil Hogan said he’s not worried about claims senators may disrupt the government’s legislative agenda if the public votes to abolish the Seanad. Though he was speaking before last night’s defeat in the chamber.
# referendums - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
An out of date file was sent to the printers by mistake. It’s estimated the error will cost around €20,000 to rectify.
# referendums - Monday 30 September, 2013
Still a large number of undecideds according a poll in the Irish Times this morning.
# referendums - Sunday 29 September, 2013
All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.
# referendums - Saturday 28 September, 2013
“The constitution did not make it a retirement home for failed politicians and a creche for aspiring ones – the political class did.”
# referendums - Friday 27 September, 2013
Professor John Crown, independent senator, answers the question with a timeline of a typical day in the life for him.
# referendums - Monday 16 September, 2013
The Seanad is also back but will it be abolished? We look at that and seven other questions ahead of the return of TDs and Senators this week.
# referendums - Thursday 5 September, 2013
Everyone’s talking about two reports into suicide in Ireland, a major crash on a motorway, and the Dublin mayor who’s giving himself a pay cut…
# referendums - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
Voters will be asked to vote on the 32nd and 33rd amendments to the Constitution later this year.
# referendums - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
UCD students vote to disaffiliate from the Union of Students in Ireland, in a major blow to the national umbrella union.
# referendums - Monday 12 November, 2012
Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.
# referendums - Saturday 3 November, 2012
What messages are the children’s referendum posters trying to get across and do they work? We asked the experts…
# referendums - Sunday 8 July, 2012
But this isn’t about Ireland for a change as the Falklands and Scotland look to upcoming referendums on their future, writes David McCann from the University of Ulster.
# referendums - Monday 23 April, 2012
The Referendum Commission had 23 days to write, design and print its guide for the Oireachtas Inquiries referendum – and will only have 27 for the Fiscal Compact…
Only 57 per cent of voters claimed to understand the proposal, compared to 71 per cent who understood plans on judges’ pay.
# referendums - Wednesday 11 January, 2012
The government’s draft agenda for the Dáil’s spring term includes 26 bills to be published, and another 25 currently in draft.
# referendums - Sunday 30 October, 2011
Nine things to know this morning including… government criticised for handling of referendum, the President-elect prepares to go home and do you know what time it is?
# referendums - Saturday 29 October, 2011
However, Brendan Howlin indicated earlier that we haven’t heard the end of the issue – and we may go to the polls on a new version.
However, nearly 38,000 votes were spoiled in the vote to change the Constitution to allow the cutting of judicial salaries.
The Minister over the Oireachtas Committees amendment referendum has said today that even if it is defeated in the polls, he will be pushing on for reform.
With the support of over a million voters, Michael D Higgins was named Ireland’s ninth president in Dublin Castle. Here’s how a historical day’s events unfolded.
Michael D Higgins creeps towards the quota as the Fourth Count results begin to come in. Keep up with all the results, news and analysis on our continuing liveblog
Labour’s Patrick Nulty was declared victorious in the Dublin West by-election in the early hours of this morning. The final presidential election result is still to come, along with counting in the constitutional referendums.
# referendums - Friday 28 October, 2011
Tallies indicate that Michael D Higgins will be elected the ninth president of Ireland – as Seán Gallagher concedes defeat. Catch up with all the latest results and analysis
# referendums - Thursday 27 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?
The candidates, their families and plenty of others across the country are voting today.
Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.
# referendums - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
The National Union of Journalists has raised concerns about the proposed amendment to the constitution, and its impact on journalists’ sources.
# referendums - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
The proposed amendment is dangerous and puts all of our rights at risk, writes independent TD Stephen Donnelly.
# referendums - Monday 24 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Áras campaign hits the home stretch, east coast lashed by heavy rain, a dramatic mountain rescue in Wicklow and the DUP councillor’s take on THAT Rihanna video…