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# presidential-age - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president
# No Country For Young Men
# No Country For Young Men

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

May 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 28,306 Views 67 Comments

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

# presidential-age - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum
# Presidential Age
# Presidential Age

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

May 23rd 2015, 9:13 PM 67,310 Views 135 Comments

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede
# History In The Making
# History In The Making

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

May 23rd 2015, 12:03 PM 181,125 Views 173 Comments

The nation holds its breath.

# presidential-age - Friday 22 May, 2015

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage

May 22nd 2015, 6:33 PM 146,828 Views 317 Comments

We’ll be talking all things referendum here today.

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

May 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 23,490 Views 72 Comments

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why
# Explainer
# Explainer

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why

May 22nd 2015, 12:09 PM 41,032 Views 163 Comments

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

# presidential-age - Monday 18 May, 2015

We're being short-changed by the 'other referendum'
# Opinion
# Opinion

We're being short-changed by the 'other referendum'

May 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 48 Views 63 Comments

The presidential age referendum is a watered-down version of attempts at real political reform.

# presidential-age - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week
# Presidential Age
# Presidential Age

Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week

May 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 11,962 Views 66 Comments

TheJournal.ie has surveyed all Oireachtas members on how they’re voting in both referendums next Friday.

# presidential-age - Thursday 14 May, 2015

'The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement'

May 14th 2015, 7:18 PM 20 Views 76 Comments

The opportunity to lower the age of eligibility for the president is about giving Irish people more choice, not forcing their hand.

# presidential-age - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried
# D-Day
# D-Day

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

May 5th 2015, 5:21 PM 27,614 Views 63 Comments

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

# presidential-age - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Why shouldn't a young person be able to run for president?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why shouldn't a young person be able to run for president?

Apr 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 3,598 Views 111 Comments

Democracy is the vehicle with which we facilitate different perspectives; the youth of Ireland have a right to representation.

# presidential-age - Monday 20 April, 2015

No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality
# Ssmref
# Ssmref

No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality

Apr 20th 2015, 5:24 PM 32,204 Views 320 Comments

Gardaí say their presence at the photocall ‘wasn’t appropriate’.

# presidential-age - Saturday 18 April, 2015

WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked...
# There's Another One?
# There's Another One?

WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked...

Apr 18th 2015, 2:52 PM 17,848 Views 46 Comments

We took to the streets of the capital to see if anyone knows about that other vote happening on 22 May.

# presidential-age - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fine Gael: 'Yes' ... Labour: 'We're not taking a position'
# The Other Referendum
# The Other Referendum

Fine Gael: 'Yes' ... Labour: 'We're not taking a position'

Apr 16th 2015, 2:34 PM 10,389 Views 50 Comments

A referendum to reduce the minimum age of a presidential candidate from 35 to 21 is also being held next month.

# presidential-age - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

What is the point of the upcoming referendum? (No, not the one you're thinking of)
# Opinion
# Opinion

What is the point of the upcoming referendum? (No, not the one you're thinking of)

Apr 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 52 Views 39 Comments

On 22 May we’ll be asked to vote on same sex marriage… and also about lowering the age of eligibility for presidential candidates. Why is the latter is a priority?

# presidential-age - Monday 13 April, 2015

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you

Apr 13th 2015, 12:27 PM 20,902 Views 335 Comments

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.