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#October 27

# october-27 - Monday 23 April, 2012

Commission criticises short window for publishing referendum guides

The Referendum Commission had 23 days to write, design and print its guide for the Oireachtas Inquiries referendum – and will only have 27 for the Fiscal Compact…

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

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

# october-27 - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Kenny, Gilmore speak out for Yes vote in two referenda

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

# october-27 - Monday 10 October, 2011

Registration for election and referendum voting closes today

If you haven’t gotten your vote sorted out yet, you’ve only got a few hours left to fix it. Here’s what you need to do.

# october-27 - Friday 7 October, 2011

# october-27 - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

McGuinness blames ‘West Brit’ influence for references to IRA past

Martin McGuinness says there are “West Brit” elements in Dublin, some in the media, who obsess with his past in the IRA.

# october-27 - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Norris and Davis to address independent TDs and Senators

The meeting of the technical group is the clearest hint yet that David Norris hasn’t ruled out re-entering the presidential race.

# october-27 - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Davis will not follow Gallagher's lead of asking councils to drop support

Seán Gallagher has asked three councils to withdraw their support, so that they can nominate others – but Mary Davis won’t.

# october-27 - Monday 12 September, 2011

Government publishes wording of Abbeylara referendum

The government has only published a draft version today – but the Bill needs passing in ten days if the ballot is to be held in time.

# october-27 - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Government confirms October 27 as polling date for by-election

The election to fill Brian Lenihan’s seat in Dublin West will be held alongside the Presidential Election and two referenda.

# october-27 - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Retired judge to oversee referendum on judges' pay

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