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#Referendum

# referendum - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Oireachtas report recommends referendum on women's place in the home
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Oireachtas report recommends referendum on women's place in the home

Jul 13th 2022, 12:54 PM 11,863 Views 36 Comments

The Gender Equality Committee has proposed that several amendments to the constitution be put to a vote next year.

# referendum - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023

Updated Jun 28th 2022, 3:05 PM 30,034 Views 45 Comments

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is ‘ready and willing’ to negotiate with Boris Johnson to hold a legal vote.

# referendum - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
# Not So United
# Not So United

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’

Jun 23rd 2022, 7:26 PM 24,037 Views 30 Comments

The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move

Jun 23rd 2022, 6:00 AM 13,028 Views 74 Comments

Thomas Pringle TD, who initiated the bill, says he would like to see the referendum held alongside the local and European elections in 2024.

# referendum - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum
# Marriage For All
# Marriage For All

Swiss voters approve same-sex marriage by clear margin in referendum

Sep 26th 2021, 6:46 PM 15,484 Views 77 Comments

The country has authorised same-sex civil partnerships since 2007.

# referendum - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,419 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

# referendum - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 6:00 PM 28,049 Views 14 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

# referendum - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,887 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

# referendum - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic

Mar 21st 2021, 4:11 PM 18,215 Views 64 Comments

Scotland’s constitution secretary said such a vote will be held ‘when the time is right’.

# referendum - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns
# Vote
# Vote

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns

Mar 20th 2021, 6:52 PM 26,583 Views 38 Comments

Scottish party leader Willie Rennie said now is not the time for another referendum on the issue.

# referendum - Friday 30 October, 2020

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,567 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

# referendum - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law

Oct 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 29,068 Views 55 Comments

TDs are set to debate the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 in the Dáil today.

# referendum - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,136 Views 37 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

# referendum - Friday 22 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?
# Evening Quiz
# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?

May 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 20,672 Views 76 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# referendum - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,706 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

# referendum - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years

Nov 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 56,453 Views 133 Comments

That’s according to the latest Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll for TheJournal.ie.

# referendum - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?

Oct 16th 2019, 9:27 AM 35,218 Views 109 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar suggested the idea of a referendum yesterday.

# referendum - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations
# Separation Period
# Separation Period

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 8,243 Views 11 Comments

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

# referendum - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 44,747 Views 185 Comments

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.

# referendum - Friday 27 September, 2019

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up
# Presidential Elections
# Presidential Elections

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Sep 27th 2019, 10:22 AM 7,976 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

# referendum - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad
# Referendum
# Referendum

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad

Jul 10th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,495 Views 74 Comments

We’ve been promised a referendum on the issue later this year.

# referendum - Friday 7 June, 2019

High Court throws out misconduct in public office case against Boris Johnson
# Brexit
# Brexit

High Court throws out misconduct in public office case against Boris Johnson

Jun 7th 2019, 1:40 PM 13,008 Views 36 Comments

The lawsuit had accused him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign.

# referendum - Sunday 26 May, 2019

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum
# Official Result
# Official Result

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum

Updated May 26th 2019, 9:40 AM 49,378 Views 67 Comments

An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.

# referendum - Friday 24 May, 2019

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

May 24th 2019, 10:08 PM 117,645 Views 225 Comments

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend
# Count On Us
# Count On Us

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

May 24th 2019, 7:02 PM 13,086 Views 31 Comments

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

# referendum - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Divorce in numbers: How do divorce rates in Ireland compare to those in Europe and elsewhere?
# Uncoupling
# Uncoupling

Divorce in numbers: How do divorce rates in Ireland compare to those in Europe and elsewhere?

May 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 41,835 Views 17 Comments

Ireland is set to vote this Friday on whether or not the wait period for couples seeking a divorce should be reduced.

# referendum - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations
# Referendum
# Referendum

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

May 19th 2019, 4:25 PM 12,355 Views 22 Comments

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

# referendum - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum
# Big Day Of Voting
# Big Day Of Voting

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

May 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 18,071 Views 13 Comments

Get up to speed.

# referendum - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum
# Brexit
# Brexit

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum

Apr 14th 2019, 6:00 PM 48,743 Views 77 Comments

In the op-ed in the Irish Times, they describe Brexit as ” the most serious threat to peace in the North and to the union in our lifetime”.

# referendum - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'

Apr 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,961 Views 62 Comments

In Berlin, a proposed referendum seeks to ban the largest landlord company and expropriate the homes for social housing – but the average rent in Dublin is twice that of Berlin, writes Ciaran Connolly.

# referendum - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Mar 26th 2019, 9:29 AM 46,370 Views 32 Comments

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

# referendum - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Feb 27th 2019, 9:24 PM 30,760 Views 27 Comments

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

# referendum - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October

Feb 5th 2019, 3:55 PM 9,601 Views 76 Comments

The referendum was initially due to take place in May but Cabinet today approved to move it to the autumn.

# referendum - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 19,180 Views 44 Comments

The government is proposing a referendum to reduce the time period for divorce but other constitutional restrictions will still apply, writes David Kenny.

# referendum - Monday 14 January, 2019

Varadkar says bumper day of elections and referendums will be among 'busiest days in Irish politics'
# One For The Diary
# One For The Diary

Varadkar says bumper day of elections and referendums will be among 'busiest days in Irish politics'

Jan 14th 2019, 4:16 PM 33,034 Views 84 Comments

The Taoiseach says 24 May will feature a range of different votes.

# referendum - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Opinion: How could a second Brexit referendum be undemocratic?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: How could a second Brexit referendum be undemocratic?

Jan 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,052 Views 86 Comments

Changing your course of action based on your circumstances is considered common sense for individuals, companies, and governments, so why should Brexit be any different?

# referendum - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished?

Jan 6th 2019, 8:30 PM 50,535 Views 120 Comments

A referendum on divorce in Ireland is to be held in May.

May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy

Jan 6th 2019, 12:29 PM 13,191 Views 80 Comments

The British Prime Minister is resisting calls for a second referendum on Britain leaving the EU.

# referendum - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach
# Substituted
# Substituted

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach

Jan 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 22,667 Views 18 Comments

It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that
# Referenda
# Referenda

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that

Jan 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 47,486 Views 23 Comments

Which way will you vote?

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