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#EU referendum

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Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'

Jan 21st 2019, 7:22 PM 29,190 Views 69 Comments

In a BBC documentary, Tusk said that “paradoxically, David Cameron became the real victim of his own victory”.

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit
# Ah Go On
# Ah Go On

Vast majority of Irish people want a second referendum on Brexit

Oct 7th 2018, 10:00 PM 34,231 Views 114 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn says he’s open to holding another vote; while PM Theresa May has dismissed it as “a politicians’ vote”.

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat
# Opinion
# Opinion

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 260 Views 32 Comments

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

Roy Keane is one of the reasons David Beckham is voting Remain
# Becks Appeal
From The42
# Becks Appeal

Roy Keane is one of the reasons David Beckham is voting Remain

Jun 21st 2016, 9:52 AM 18,257 Views 23 Comments

European influence made Manchester United better, writes Beckham ahead of Thursday’s vote.

FactCheck: Is there a rush for Irish passports because of Trump and Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is there a rush for Irish passports because of Trump and Brexit?

May 14th 2016, 9:30 PM 46,711 Views 47 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck crunches the numbers and checks out some possible explanations.

Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage

Nov 9th 2015, 11:55 AM 22,197 Views 162 Comments

The Ukip leader’s comments come as Taoiseach Enda Kenny talks up the risks of a Brexit.

These are Britain's demands if it is to stay in the EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

These are Britain's demands if it is to stay in the EU

Nov 8th 2015, 2:33 PM 25,417 Views 69 Comments

Experts say there is room for compromise in all areas except migration.

British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache
# Davos
# Davos

British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache

Jan 24th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,823 Views 93 Comments

The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney
# You Asked
# You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney

May 30th 2012, 10:07 AM 1,755 Views 28 Comments

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

#EURef: How government TDs have used Twitter to push for 'Yes' vote
# Referendum
# Referendum

#EURef: How government TDs have used Twitter to push for 'Yes' vote

May 5th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,253 Views 159 Comments

TDs, primarily from the government benches, have been tweeting like no-one’s business to advocate a ‘Yes’ vote this past week. Here’s why…

CPSU the latest union to determine Fiscal Compact stance
# Referendum
# Referendum

CPSU the latest union to determine Fiscal Compact stance

Apr 27th 2012, 8:51 AM 852 Views 4 Comments

The Civil and Public Services Union will meet today at its annual conference in Cork.

No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair
# Referendum
# Referendum

No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair

Apr 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,969 Views 80 Comments

Dominic Hannigan, who chairs the committee scrutinising the Fiscal Compact, also said that Europe needed to move away from right-wing economics that have been the focus in recent years.

EU Referendum: SF denies misrepresenting economists on No vote leaflets
# Referendum
# Referendum

EU Referendum: SF denies misrepresenting economists on No vote leaflets

Apr 26th 2012, 8:23 AM 2,785 Views 72 Comments

Three economists who are advocating a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum are quoted as being critical of the Fiscal Compact on a Sinn Féin leaflet that is being distributed.

Poll: Is this Stability Treaty video from the Government's website biased?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is this Stability Treaty video from the Government's website biased?

Apr 25th 2012, 9:23 AM 4,239 Views 105 Comments

Sinn Féin reckons the website breaches rules which bar the government from spending money on a Yes or No campaign.

SF challenges legality of Fiscal Compact website, says it is 'incomplete'
# Referendum
# Referendum

SF challenges legality of Fiscal Compact website, says it is 'incomplete'

Apr 25th 2012, 8:13 AM 2,571 Views 104 Comments

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary McDonald said that stabilitytreaty.ie is lacking in information as the party seeks legal advice on whether or not it is in breach of the McKenna judgement.

LIVE: Stephen Donnelly, Shane Ross and Constantin Gurdgiev discuss Fiscal Compact
# EU Referendum
# EU Referendum

LIVE: Stephen Donnelly, Shane Ross and Constantin Gurdgiev discuss Fiscal Compact

Apr 20th 2012, 7:26 PM 4,503 Views 29 Comments

The TDs and economist are speaking at a ‘Town Hall’ meeting in Bray to discuss the Fiscal Compact referendum.

Dáil passes Bill to trigger Fiscal Compact referendum
# Referendum
# Referendum

Dáil passes Bill to trigger Fiscal Compact referendum

Apr 20th 2012, 2:38 PM 2,069 Views 52 Comments

TDs vote by 93 votes to 21 to hold a referendum on the Fiscal Compact; the legislation now goes through to the Seanad.

Poll: How will you vote in the referendum on the EU Fiscal Compact treaty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you vote in the referendum on the EU Fiscal Compact treaty?

Apr 19th 2012, 10:05 AM 8,327 Views 165 Comments

Six weeks to go. How will you vote on 31 May?

Sinn Féin to government: Name a date for referendum on EU fiscal compact
# Referendum
# Referendum

Sinn Féin to government: Name a date for referendum on EU fiscal compact

Mar 20th 2012, 2:15 PM 1,996 Views 30 Comments

The party’s foreign affairs spokesperson Padraig Mac Lochlainn said the government had deliberated enough and called for a date to be made public.

“A sustainable economic recovery”: FULL text of Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore's EU referendum speech
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# Referendum

“A sustainable economic recovery”: FULL text of Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore's EU referendum speech

Feb 28th 2012, 3:49 PM 2,525 Views 78 Comments

The full text of the Tánaiste’s comments after it was revealed that Irish voters would go to the polls on the fiscal compact.

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech
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# Referendum

"In Ireland's national interest": FULL text of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's EU referendum speech

Feb 28th 2012, 3:30 PM 3,144 Views 54 Comments

Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty
Live Feb 28th 2012, 3:02 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'

Feb 26th 2012, 2:10 PM 2,263 Views 39 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil this week that he expects a decision on whether or not a referendum is needed shortly.

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin
# EU Treaty
# EU Treaty

Fianna Fáil likely to back 'Yes' vote in any EU referendum - Martin

Feb 9th 2012, 6:35 PM 2,203 Views 57 Comments

The party leader said: “We have never voted against a European treaty and I don’t believe we will start with this one.”

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 1st 2012, 7:49 PM 4,367 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Body discovered in Rudo Mawere case; computer-guided bullets; and Ray D’Arcy gets a new job…

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 29th 2012, 7:44 PM 7,650 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The weather gets worse, Brazilian bikinis get bigger, and Leo Varadkar gets his say…

Cameron faces revolt - even as motion to hold EU referendum fails
# EU Debate
# EU Debate

Cameron faces revolt - even as motion to hold EU referendum fails

Oct 25th 2011, 1:18 PM 417 Views 4 Comments

More than 80 Tory MPs defied the British Prime Minister’s direction to vote down a motion calling for a referendum on EU membership yesterday.