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#Vote

# vote - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months
# Take Two
# Take Two

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months

Jun 26th 2016, 10:52 AM 8,304 Views 9 Comments

The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.

# vote - Saturday 25 June, 2016

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than 1 million sign petition to rerun EU referendum

Jun 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 37,273 Views 187 Comments

A petition has also been launched calling for London to break away from the rest of the UK.

# vote - Friday 24 June, 2016

'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result
# Stop The Press
# Stop The Press

'See EU later!': The frantic changes to UK front pages after shock Brexit result

Jun 24th 2016, 10:15 AM 28,795 Views 62 Comments

Everyone was caught on the hop.

# vote - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid
# Leave It Dave
# Leave It Dave

The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid

Jun 8th 2016, 6:09 PM 26,841 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of thousands tried to register online to vote at the last minute, which caused the site to crash.

# vote - Monday 6 June, 2016

Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit vote would mean border checks and a "shock" to the North's economy - Osborne

Jun 6th 2016, 9:48 AM 14,763 Views 133 Comments

Osborne is in the north on the Brexit vote campaign trail.

# vote - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman
# Deputy Dancing
# Deputy Dancing

Healy-Rae talks up candidate's mass-going record as TDs attempt to elect deputy chairman

Jun 2nd 2016, 1:02 PM 28,650 Views 76 Comments

Four TDs put their name forward for the job of Leas Cheann-Comhairle.

# vote - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil
# NEW POLITICS
# NEW POLITICS

DEFEAT: The government has lost its first vote in the Dáil

Jun 1st 2016, 9:22 PM 42,923 Views 94 Comments

A Labour Party motion on workers’ rights was carried this evening.

# vote - Friday 6 May, 2016

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Amid Dáil uncertainty, Clare Daly reads letter from woman whose sister died by suicide

May 6th 2016, 2:22 PM 23,109 Views 90 Comments

Clare Daly tells the Dáil what is really going on in the lives of those in the real world.

# vote - Thursday 14 April, 2016

No to Enda, no to Micheál: Dáil fails to elect Taoiseach for a third time
# Third Time Unlucky
# Third Time Unlucky

No to Enda, no to Micheál: Dáil fails to elect Taoiseach for a third time

Apr 14th 2016, 10:55 PM 82,299 Views 210 Comments

Kenny lost out by 52 votes to 77. Martin lost out by 43 to 91.

# vote - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
# Eurosceptic
# Eurosceptic

Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world

Apr 7th 2016, 7:53 AM 20,632 Views 51 Comments

Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.

# vote - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin lose vote to become next Taoiseach
# Round Two
# Round Two

Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin lose vote to become next Taoiseach

Apr 6th 2016, 4:29 PM 32,194 Views 103 Comments

Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are to meet behind closed doors tonight.

Never mind the Brexit - the Dutch go to the polls today in another EU referendum
# Headache For Brussels
# Headache For Brussels

Never mind the Brexit - the Dutch go to the polls today in another EU referendum

Apr 6th 2016, 6:01 AM 24,393 Views 24 Comments

The Dutch are going to the polls today, with eurosceptic campaigners hoping to send Brussels a message.

# vote - Friday 26 February, 2016

Poll: Will you use your vote today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you use your vote today?

Feb 26th 2016, 9:02 AM 24,658 Views 150 Comments

Tell us here.

# vote - Sunday 14 February, 2016

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'

Feb 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,307 Views 141 Comments

It’s election-time and all I have to my name is my vote, writes an anonymous contributor.

# vote - Thursday 11 February, 2016

'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Home to what?': Emigrants want a say in who runs the show while they're living abroad

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 214 Views 195 Comments

Barry Johnston says emigrants are exercised about having no say in the kind of country they would one day like to return to.

# vote - Thursday 4 February, 2016

If you're not registered to vote, you better get moving
# GE16
# GE16

If you're not registered to vote, you better get moving

Feb 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 25,962 Views 45 Comments

The deadline is next week.

# vote - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fine Gael are using ghost estates on their posters, but little has been done to stop it happening again

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:00 PM 92 Views 84 Comments

Who was to blame for these eyesores, asks Frank Armstrong, part of the Nama to Nature campaign.

# vote - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

These are the Choice Music Prize Irish songs of the year for 2015
# Over To You
# Over To You

These are the Choice Music Prize Irish songs of the year for 2015

Jan 27th 2016, 1:30 PM 13,852 Views 28 Comments

The final winner will be announced at Vicar Street in March.

# vote - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so
# Marriage Ref Effect
# Marriage Ref Effect

Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so

Jan 12th 2016, 10:29 AM 7,842 Views 42 Comments

Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.

# vote - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Anti-austerity parties won Portugal's election but they've been effectively banned from power
# Democracy At Work
# Democracy At Work

Anti-austerity parties won Portugal's election but they've been effectively banned from power

Oct 24th 2015, 4:17 PM 28,657 Views 123 Comments

The country’s president won’t invite them to form a government even though they’ve the most seats.

# vote - Friday 2 October, 2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas
# Opinion
# Opinion

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:44 PM 166 Views 81 Comments

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# vote - Friday 14 August, 2015

Joanne O'Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award
# No Limbs No Limits
# No Limbs No Limits

Joanne O'Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award

Aug 14th 2015, 8:16 AM 18,078 Views 23 Comments

The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.

# vote - Friday 31 July, 2015

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

Jul 31st 2015, 9:06 AM 26,221 Views 153 Comments

A lot of Americans seem to be leaning that way.

# vote - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?

Jul 5th 2015, 9:31 AM 22,977 Views 229 Comments

Nai or oxi?

# vote - Friday 29 May, 2015

Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.

May 29th 2015, 8:30 PM 418 Views 74 Comments

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.

# vote - Monday 25 May, 2015

Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What issue would you like to see a referendum on next?

May 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 33,813 Views 349 Comments

There’s been much talk of another plebiscite after the weekend’s result.

Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain's referendum on Europe
# Eligible
# Eligible

Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain's referendum on Europe

May 25th 2015, 9:13 AM 12,995 Views 87 Comments

Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote.

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
# Marref
# Marref

'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'

May 25th 2015, 6:04 AM 16,571 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.

# vote - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?
# Thank You
# Thank You

Could a David Norris Day be on the cards?

May 24th 2015, 2:57 PM 23,044 Views 174 Comments

The Yes campaign thanked voters today for passing the same-sex marriage referendum.

# vote - Saturday 23 May, 2015

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?
# Constituency Count
# Constituency Count

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

May 23rd 2015, 9:17 PM 257,776 Views 309 Comments

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

# vote - Friday 22 May, 2015

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional
# Planes Trains Automobiles
# Planes Trains Automobiles

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional

May 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 36,092 Views 210 Comments

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today
# Polls Are Open
# Polls Are Open

No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today

May 22nd 2015, 6:32 AM 52,107 Views 144 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know.

# vote - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'
# Express Yourself
# Express Yourself

Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'

May 21st 2015, 1:55 PM 8,519 Views 53 Comments

The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.

# vote - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…
# Sinn Féin Sings
# Sinn Féin Sings

A TD walks into a mart and says ’10% of you guys are gay’…

May 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 27,488 Views 111 Comments

Meanwhile, Enda Kenny has no intention of becoming a gay icon.

# vote - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'
# Conscience
# Conscience

Bishop: 'I would hate if people voted No for bigoted, nasty, bullying reasons'

May 19th 2015, 5:14 PM 12,743 Views 80 Comments

Donal McKeown is calling for churchgoers to make up their own mind on what way to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# vote - Monday 18 May, 2015

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote
# Yes Or No
# Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

May 18th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,923 Views 293 Comments

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

# vote - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year
# Farewell Kiss
# Farewell Kiss

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

May 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,940 Views 93 Comments

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

# vote - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

May 9th 2015, 1:55 PM 17,771 Views 127 Comments

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

# vote - 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 27,634 Views 63 Comments

Queues were spotted at local council offices.