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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Vote

All time
# take two
Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months
The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.
# Brexit
More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum
A petition has also been launched calling for London to break away from the rest of the UK.
# stop the press
'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result
Everyone was caught on the hop.
# leave it dave
The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid
Hundreds of thousands tried to register online to vote at the last minute, which caused the site to crash.
# Brexit
Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne
Osborne is in the north on the Brexit vote campaign trail.
# deputy dancing
Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman
Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.
# NEW POLITICS
DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil
A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.
# Mental Health
Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide
Clare Daly tells the Dáil what is really going on in the lives of those in the real world.
# third time unlucky
No to Enda, no to Micheál: Dáil fails to elect Taoiseach for a third time
Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.
# eurosceptic
Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.
# Round Two
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin lose vote to become next Taoiseach
Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are to meet behind closed doors tonight.
# headache for brussels
Never mind the Brexit - the Dutch go to the polls today in another EU referendum
The Dutch are going to the polls today, with eurosceptic campaigners hoping to send Brussels a message.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you use your vote today?
Tell us here.
Voices
'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'
It’s election-time and all I have to my name is my vote, writes an anonymous contributor.
Voices
'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad
Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.
# GE16
If you're not registered to vote, you better get moving
The deadline is next week.
Voices
Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.
# over to you
These are the Choice Music Prize Irish songs of the year for 2015
The final winner will be announced at Vicar Street in March.
# marriage ref effect
Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so
Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.
# democracy at work
Anti-austerity parties won Portugal's election but they've been effectively banned from power
The country’s president won’t invite them to form a government even though they’ve the most seats.
Voices
More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas
With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?
# No Limbs No Limits
Joanne O'Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award
The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
Nai or oxi?
Voices
Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.
The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.
# Your Say
Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next?
There’s been much talk of another plebiscite after the weekend’s result.
# Eligible
Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain's referendum on Europe
Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote.
# marref
'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.
# Thank You
Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?
The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.
# constituency count
How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?
Here’s how they voted where you’re from.
# planes trains automobiles
People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional
Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.
# polls are open
No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today
Here’s everything you need to know.
# express yourself
Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'
The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.
# sinn féin sings
A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…
Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.
# Conscience
Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'
Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.
# Yes or No
Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote
How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.
# farewell kiss
Britain could leave the EU as early as next year
Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.
# Diaspora
Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home
They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.
# D-Day
Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried
Queues were spotted at local council offices.