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# 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…
# Occupied
Protesters occupy Referendum Commission offices
Occupy Dame Street accused Commission of a “misleading representation of the Fiscal Treaty”.
# 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”.
# Referendum
Gallery: Yes and No campaigns make last ditch efforts to secure votes
We’re also taking a look back at some of the memorable images from the campaign …
# 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.
# Referendum
Gilmore: 'I never told US Embassy I wanted second Lisbon referendum'
The Tánaiste dismisses WikiLeaks’ tale of events, saying: ‘Don’t believe everything you read.’
# 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.
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 2 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
Voices
Column: Why is the government recommending a Yes vote? Here's why
Taoiseach Enda Kenny writes that a Yes vote won’t magically transform Ireland into a better country overnight – but the stakes are still high.
Voices
Column: If you oppose austerity then you must vote No on Thursday
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams writes that we have a choice on Thursday: do we want austerity or growth?
# Referendum
FAI unhappy with "misrepresentation" on Sinn Féin referendum posters
The Football Association of Ireland has taken issue with Sinn Féin posters which link Euro 2012, supporting Ireland and voting No in Thursday’s referendum.
Voices
Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat
The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…
# sonny weather
'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend
It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…
# Democracy
PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls
Some of the 750 voters on the islands off the Donegal coast cast their ballots in the referendum today, three days before the rest of the country.
# Referendum
Treaty campaigns dispute ESM access in latest referendum debate
The ULA’s Clare Daly and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin clash over whether Ireland could get ESM funds after a No vote.
Voices
Column: I've always fought for those who have the least. That's why I'm voting Yes.
Writing for TheJournal.ie, Independent Senator Katherine Zappone explains why she has decided to vote Yes in Thursday’s referendum.
# wallace says no
Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant
The Independent TD has hung the eye-catching banner on a property in his Italian Quarter on Dublin’s north quays.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?
While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.
# Referendum
It's polling day (if you live on one of five islands in Donegal)
Around 750 voters in Arranmore, Gola, Inishboffin, Inishfree and Tory Island will kick off the Fiscal Compact vote today.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# Said and done
Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes
“I honestly think it is damaging the national psyche.”
# Referendum
Kenny appeals to public to assist recovery with Yes vote
In a televised address, the Taoiseach insists the Fiscal Compact would not allow other countries to dictate Ireland’s affairs.
# Referendum
Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact
Three of the country’s major trade unions have reiterated their call for a No vote in the upcoming Fiscal Compact referendum.
# Referendum
Pro-Treaty parties: Adams 'misleading' public on access to ESM funds
Simon Coveney and Timmy Dooley attack Gerry Adams, saying his claims about access to the ESM are wrong.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# Referendum
Support for Yes side falls in one of three new referendum polls
Three new polls on the Fiscal Compact treaty referendum are to be published in tomorrow’s papers with results released this evening.
# Sinn Féin
Adams calls for No vote and proposes €13bn stimulus in Ard Fheis speech
The Sinn Féin president also told delegates in Killarney that a united Ireland makes economic sense.
# Sinn Féin
'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans
Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.
# Referendum
Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead
The number of undecideds has fallen but they will be crucial to deciding the outcome of the Fiscal Compact referendum next week, according to the latest poll.
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 6 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 7 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
# Leaders' Questions
Fiery exchanges in last Dáil debates before Fiscal Compact referendum
One TD is ordered to leave the chamber as Eamon Gilmore and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin exchange fire during Leaders’ Questions.
# your questions
What do YOU want to know about the referendum?
Tired of the political squabbles between the campaigners? TheJournal.ie is going to help you find out the answers to the questions you have about what voting ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ will ACTUALLY mean. Read on to participate…
# fiscal compact
NTMA: No access to ESM would mean no access to markets either
Michael Noonan says the NTMA believes bond markets won’t lend to Ireland if it doesn’t have recourse to the ESM’s backup.