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Divorce Referendum
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Friday 29 November, 2019

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
# Two Years
# Two Years

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Nov 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 90,991 Views 33 Comments

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period
# 38th Amendment
# 38th Amendment

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period

Jun 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 36,880 Views 51 Comments

The divorce referendum was passed by an overwhelming majority of 82%.

Tuesday 28 May, 2019

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

May 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,576 Views 57 Comments

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

Sunday 26 May, 2019

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum
# Official Result
# Official Result

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum

Updated May 26th 2019, 9:40 AM 49,317 Views 67 Comments

An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.

Friday 24 May, 2019

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

May 24th 2019, 10:08 PM 117,616 Views 225 Comments

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

Sunday 19 May, 2019

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one
# Story Of A Split
# Story Of A Split

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one

May 19th 2019, 9:30 PM 24,058 Views 42 Comments

Friday’s referendum has failed to see much of a debate.

Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum
# Big Day Of Voting
# Big Day Of Voting

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

May 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 18,034 Views 13 Comments

Get up to speed.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

May 7th 2019, 1:30 PM 20,453 Views 28 Comments

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

Sunday 5 May, 2019

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?

May 5th 2019, 9:00 PM 26,243 Views 28 Comments

Test your knowledge here.

Thursday 2 May, 2019

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum
# Divorce
# Divorce

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

May 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,614 Views 25 Comments

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 8:17 PM 29,158 Views 60 Comments

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Mar 26th 2019, 9:29 AM 46,342 Views 32 Comments

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 18,987 Views 44 Comments

The government is proposing a referendum to reduce the time period for divorce but other constitutional restrictions will still apply, writes David Kenny.

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution
# Constitution
# Constitution

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution

Jan 29th 2019, 2:52 PM 25,002 Views 60 Comments

The government announced the terms of the referendum today.

Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019
# Splitting Up
# Splitting Up

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019

Dec 4th 2018, 5:24 PM 46,068 Views 121 Comments

A referendum to give Irish citizens living abroad the right to vote in the Irish presidential election is to be held on the same day.

Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum

Jan 1st 2017, 1:00 PM 13,441 Views 22 Comments

The 27-year-old woman said Irish people should be given the opportunity to have a say in “their own destiny”.

Saturday 9 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

Nov 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 1,454 Views 53 Comments

There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.

Sunday 3 June, 2012

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)
# BIG TIME
# BIG TIME

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 15,656 Views 36 Comments

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.