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# EU referendum

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Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'
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
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
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
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?’s FactCheck crunches the numbers and checks out some possible explanations.
Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage
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
Experts say there is room for compromise in all areas except migration.
British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache
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
We asked’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
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
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
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
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?
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'
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary McDonald said that 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
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
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?
Six weeks to go. How will you vote on 31 May?
Sinn Féin to government: Name a date for referendum on EU fiscal compact
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
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
Ireland will have a referendum on whether it should ratify the European Stability Treaty.
Announcement that Ireland WILL hold referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty
Later in Leader’s Questions: the Taoiseach will discuss his trip to Davos, the cost of running his press office and his cabinet’s subcommittees.
Taoiseach expects AG decision on EU referendum in 'two to three weeks'
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
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
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
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
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.