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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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# battle of brexit
"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers
As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.
# wrecksit
The responses to this Dorothy Perkins tweet sum up how everyone is feeling today
Delete your account.
# Taking a pounding
Billions wiped from British economy as pound takes a beating
Predictions in London suggest that today could be the fifth-biggest drop in UK stock market history.
# Brexit
ASOS has been down for hours and the tweets about it are hilarious
“Is ASOS in the EU?”
# gone
David Cameron is resigning as UK Prime Minister
He announced his resignation hours after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Voices
Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?
Irish government is sending in the troops to support the anti-Brexit side, writes historian Bryce Evans, without giving Irish emigrants anything back.
# European Council
Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report
Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.
# Constitution
Supreme Court rejects Thomas Pringle challenge against ESM treaty
The Independent TD had challenged the ESM Treaty, arguing that it involved a loss of sovereignty for Ireland and needed a referendum.
# bank debt
'We have to get a deal on our bank debt' - Tánaiste
Following the passing of the Fiscal Compact treaty, Eamon Gilmore said that Ireland now needed to get a deal to lessen the burden on the Irish taxpayer.
# Prime Numbers
In numbers: Ireland's referendum on the Fiscal Compact
Who’s become more pro-European in the last two years? And what proportion of Irish people actually said Yes?
# Referendum
Gerry Adams: Yes vote in referendum 'the result of fear of the people'
The Sinn Féin president said that the high number of No votes and the reluctant Yes vote indicated that a lot of people were not happy with the government’s policies.
# Referendum
In pictures: Twitter's reaction to #EURef
How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…
# Referendum
'A sigh of relief': International reaction to Ireland's Yes vote
International newspapers and media focussed on the fact that a Yes vote had avoided further headaches for eurozone leaders but committed Ireland to “more austerity” as one paper put it.
# Debt Crisis
Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years
The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# pic of the day
A Spoonful of Sugar Pic of the Day
No comment.
# Referendum
REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats
The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.
AS IT HAPPENED
Referendum count returns a 'Yes' majority
We liveblogged all the results, reactions and fallout from the Fiscal Compact referendum here…. Catch up on what you missed.
# Referendum
Referendum roundup: The state of play at midday
The ‘Yes’ vote is ahead in the tallies although official results not in yet.
# Count
Six key constituencies to watch in today's referendum count
There’s a couple of bell-weather areas which, if the past is anything to go by, could give a hint as to the total outcome.
# Count
Counting of votes to begin but low turnout may affect result
Counting of votes is set to begin at 9 o’clock this morning in 26 count centres around the country.
# Your Say
Poll: How did you vote yesterday?
Or did you vote at all? Let us know in today’s poll.
# Referendum
Polling stations quiet with low turnout so far
As they head to the booths, voters have been telling us how turnout figures are looking pretty dismal…
# In Pictures
To the polls: Enda, Gerry and Michael D cast their votes
Democracy at play.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you intend to vote today in the referendum?
Voting turnout for referendums is traditionally lower than for general elections. Do you plan to cast a vote today?
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station
Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…
# Tweferendum
No rules to stop #euref campaigns from continuing on social media
They can’t talk about it, but they can tweet about it. Political parties take to social media to continue campaigning.
# Referendum
Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'
The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.
# Courts
High Court dismisses Doherty complaint against Referendum Commission
The High Court rules that there is not sufficient clarity between Irish and EU laws about how countries ratify certain measures.
# Reaction
SF welcomes High Court's agreement on 'legitimate room for debate'
Gerry Adams says the court’s findings are “a far leap” from the Yes side’s belief that the ESM was “set in stone”.
# Referendum
Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No
The Nobel prize-winning economist said that austerity is a deeply destructive policy which is failing dismally.
# you asked
YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from Referendum Commission
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.
# you asked
YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from European Policy Centre
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.
# you asked
YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney
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.
# you asked
YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘No’ side Sinn Féin Pearse Doherty
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.
# you asked
YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.
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’s how we got on.
# Referendum
Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm
The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.
# Referendum
Court to rule on Pearse Doherty’s challenge against Referendum Commission comments
Doherty claims that the Referendum Commission changed its stance on Ireland’s veto of the ESM – and did not seek equal publicity for its second statement. The Commission rejects the claims.