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Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum?
# A House Divided
From The Daily Edge
# A House Divided

Let’s figure this out – what’s the real plural of referendum?

Oct 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 52,746 Views 66 Comments

It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?

43 per cent of voters didn't understand Oireachtas Inquiries referendum by polling day
# Referendums
# Referendums

43 per cent of voters didn't understand Oireachtas Inquiries referendum by polling day

Apr 23rd 2012, 5:55 PM 1,732 Views 15 Comments

Only 57 per cent of voters claimed to understand the proposal, compared to 71 per cent who understood plans on judges’ pay.

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

Nov 28th 2011, 8:30 AM 3,480 Views 60 Comments

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

Amendment on Oireachtas inquiries is defeated
# Referendums
# Referendums

Amendment on Oireachtas inquiries is defeated

Oct 29th 2011, 8:17 PM 2,395 Views 74 Comments

However, Brendan Howlin indicated earlier that we haven’t heard the end of the issue – and we may go to the polls on a new version.

Referendum on judges' pay is passed with huge majority
# Referendums
# Referendums

Referendum on judges' pay is passed with huge majority

Oct 29th 2011, 7:43 PM 2,846 Views 51 Comments

However, nearly 38,000 votes were spoiled in the vote to change the Constitution to allow the cutting of judicial salaries.

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened
Live Oct 29th 2011, 3:16 PM

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm
Live Oct 29th 2011, 2:15 PM

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

Gilmore defends referendums after AGs urge 'No' vote
# Referendums
# Referendums

Gilmore defends referendums after AGs urge 'No' vote

Oct 24th 2011, 9:02 AM 915 Views 27 Comments

Eight former attorneys general signed a public letter saying that the two constitutional amendments will endanger individual rights and judicial independence.

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda
# October 27
# October 27

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda

Oct 23rd 2011, 3:09 PM 975 Views 31 Comments

The government leaders come out in force as the Irish Council for Civil Liberties hails declining support for Oireachtas inquiries.

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cutting judges’ pay has a price – and it’s not worth it

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:15 PM 32 Views 92 Comments

A Yes vote on Thursday won’t benefit anyone much – but it will mean a serious compromise to our constitution, writes Sinéad Keogh.

Referendums confirmed on Oireachtas inquiries and judges' pay
# Constitution
# Constitution

Referendums confirmed on Oireachtas inquiries and judges' pay

Sep 26th 2011, 5:45 PM 383 Views 6 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan has suggested that unemployed people could be given jobs at polling stations during the ballots.

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay
# Judicial Pay
# Judicial Pay

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay

Sep 6th 2011, 2:25 PM 428 Views 11 Comments

Bryan MacMahon, formerly of the High Court, will chair the Referendum Commission overseeing next month’s referendum.

Top judges face 23pc pay cut if referendum is passed - Shatter
# Referendum
# Referendum

Top judges face 23pc pay cut if referendum is passed - Shatter

Aug 4th 2011, 2:54 PM 574 Views 4 Comments

The minister publishes draft legislation to cut judges’ pay, which will be enacted if the public approves October’s referendum.

New Chief Justice rejects €38k pay rise
# Judges Pay
# Judges Pay

New Chief Justice rejects €38k pay rise

Jul 25th 2011, 8:35 PM 1,179 Views 16 Comments

Chief Justice Susan Denham says the judiciary does not oppose a referendum allowing their pay to be cut – and has refused a pay rise of €38,044.

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges
# Referendum
# Referendum

Cabinet approves autumn referendum on allowing pay cuts for judges

Jun 14th 2011, 1:00 PM 974 Views 12 Comments

The Cabinet approves plans for a public vote on removing the safeguard for judges’ pay, alongside the Presidential election.