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#Vote

# vote - Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: 'You gotta vote Labour'

May 4th 2015, 4:18 PM 10,586 Views 51 Comments

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

# vote - Friday 1 May, 2015

A photographer captured two girls defiantly kissing in front of a No protester
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

A photographer captured two girls defiantly kissing in front of a No protester

May 1st 2015, 9:35 AM 34,073 Views 134 Comments

The photo was snapped just outside Trinity College.

# vote - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote'
# Policing
# Policing

'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote'

Apr 30th 2015, 1:15 PM 30,216 Views 224 Comments

Nuala O’Loan, former Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, said she isn’t keen on the GRA’s position.

# vote - 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 3,804 Views 106 Comments

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

# vote - Monday 27 April, 2015

Huge outpouring of support as Irish Times journalist Una Mullally reveals cancer diagnosis
# Cancer
# Cancer

Huge outpouring of support as Irish Times journalist Una Mullally reveals cancer diagnosis

Apr 27th 2015, 9:24 AM 46,394 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Times journalist writes passionately about the support from her girlfriend and the upcoming marriage equality referendum.

# vote - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"
# Bestiality
# Bestiality

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:06 PM 35,249 Views 95 Comments

But a lot of people were against the law.

# vote - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you're on the register
# Check It
# Check It

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you're on the register

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:14 PM 19,118 Views 79 Comments

The register is updated every year, so you better check you are on it.

# vote - Monday 13 April, 2015

Lord Mayor: No vote tonight on plan to house homeless in 'Love/Hate' flats
# O'Devaney Gardens
# O'Devaney Gardens

Lord Mayor: No vote tonight on plan to house homeless in 'Love/Hate' flats

Apr 13th 2015, 1:52 PM 19,786 Views 39 Comments

Focus Ireland is calling for Dublin councillors to support the renovation of O’Devaney Gardens.

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 20,940 Views 335 Comments

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

# vote - Friday 10 April, 2015

A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality
# Mar Ref
From The Daily Edge
# Mar Ref

A Cork choir has released a wonderful single for marriage equality

Apr 10th 2015, 4:28 PM 2,511 Views 13 Comments

And it’s really catchy.

# vote - Sunday 29 March, 2015

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad.  Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?
# Opinion
# Opinion

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad. Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?

Mar 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 345 Views 120 Comments

No matter where in the world I am, I will always be an American. As such, I am grateful that my right to vote there is legally enshrined.

# vote - Saturday 28 March, 2015

There's a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know?
# Vote
# Vote

There's a second referendum happening on 22 May. Did you know?

Mar 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 31,065 Views 69 Comments

It could mean Niall Horan could be President of Ireland.

# vote - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'
# Strike
# Strike

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'

Mar 12th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,423 Views 42 Comments

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# vote - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads
# Execution
# Execution

Utah politicians vote to bring back firing squads

Mar 11th 2015, 2:20 PM 13,531 Views 63 Comments

However, it has yet to be signed into law.

# vote - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Support for Labour has fallen (again) as Sinn Féin support increases (again)

Feb 22nd 2015, 11:30 AM 28,379 Views 186 Comments

Labour is down two to 7 per cent, Sinn Féin is up one point to 21 per cent while Fine Gael holds steady on 24.

# vote - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May
# Vote
# Vote

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

Feb 20th 2015, 6:35 AM 15,379 Views 472 Comments

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

# vote - Thursday 12 February, 2015

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)
# Yoga Pants
# Yoga Pants

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)

Feb 12th 2015, 7:04 PM 24,871 Views 57 Comments

Basically anything that gives the appearance of a bum, genitals, pelvis or female nipple.

# vote - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down
# All Over
# All Over

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

Feb 10th 2015, 10:48 PM 43,293 Views 228 Comments

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# vote - Saturday 24 January, 2015

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years
# Go To The Polls
# Go To The Polls

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years

Jan 24th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,561 Views 81 Comments

Anyone excited for the Unified Patent Court vote?

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'
# Coalition
# Coalition

Fianna Fáil aren't 'going to prostitute themselves to anyone'

Jan 24th 2015, 2:18 PM 9,670 Views 72 Comments

Willie O’Dea isn’t keen on the idea of coalition with Fine Gael.

# vote - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote
# Austerity
# Austerity

Opinion: Battle lines are being drawn – this year, eight EU states will vote

Jan 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 21 Views 15 Comments

2015 is going to be a significant year in the European Union, as citizens in eight member states will be able to vote – beginning with Greece this Sunday.

# vote - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Now even Disney has had to get a bailout...
# Mickey Money
# Mickey Money

Now even Disney has had to get a bailout...

Jan 13th 2015, 8:33 PM 23,482 Views 23 Comments

Euro Disney’s shareholders have approved a €1 billion recapitalisation.

# vote - Thursday 18 December, 2014

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night
# Absent
# Absent

13 Labour TDs missed the Dáil vote on abortion last night

Dec 18th 2014, 2:05 PM 11,773 Views 51 Comments

A large number of Labour deputies missed the vote on a bill to hold a referendum on repealing the 8th Amendment.

# vote - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

Dec 17th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,109 Views 109 Comments

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

# vote - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May
# Vote
# Vote

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Dec 16th 2014, 5:08 PM 21,103 Views 322 Comments

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

# vote - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

Dec 13th 2014, 7:55 PM 12,354 Views 50 Comments

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election
# Ballot
# Ballot

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Dec 13th 2014, 1:06 PM 13,936 Views 76 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# vote - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine
# Recognise
# Recognise

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Dec 8th 2014, 3:23 PM 10,003 Views 74 Comments

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# vote - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar
# Symbolic Move
# Symbolic Move

Enda Kenny paid a visit to Pantibar

Dec 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 34,197 Views 174 Comments

One of the Dublin scene’s best known venues, Pantibar is owned by gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, aka. Panti Bliss.

# vote - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?

Nov 25th 2014, 8:50 AM 11,786 Views 115 Comments

The Taoiseach has said there will be a referendum on it next year – do you think it’s a good idea?

# vote - Friday 14 November, 2014

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'
# Privatisation
# Privatisation

'We don't want to privatise Irish Water but no-one believes politicians when we say that'

Nov 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,457 Views 86 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP believes legislation is a more sensible option.

# vote - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Irish abroad should have a vote in elections here?

Nov 13th 2014, 9:52 AM 15,806 Views 145 Comments

A report on the voting rights of Irish citizens abroad is being published today so we want to know your opinion on the topic.

# vote - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is....
# Vote
# Vote

The winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize is....

Nov 11th 2014, 7:15 PM 33,221 Views 26 Comments

You can see them in real life from today.

# vote - Monday 10 November, 2014

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Wicklow County Council votes for water charges to be scrapped

Nov 10th 2014, 8:16 PM 32,944 Views 140 Comments

Councillors voted no confidence in Irish Water.

# vote - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Catalonia vote to break away from Spain?

Nov 9th 2014, 10:25 AM 13,428 Views 116 Comments

It’s just a symbolic vote but which way should they go?

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia will vote today on whether to break away from Spain*

Nov 9th 2014, 7:33 AM 9,651 Views 18 Comments

*The vote is purely symbolic but the Spanish government will obviously be watching the results closely.

# vote - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power
# Black Spring
# Black Spring

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

Oct 30th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,432 Views 15 Comments

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# vote - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag
# Flag Pole Poll
# Flag Pole Poll

New Zealand will vote on getting rid of the Union flag

Oct 29th 2014, 11:04 AM 12,476 Views 97 Comments

The vote will take place in 2016.

# vote - Monday 27 October, 2014

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Are you registered to vote? Same-sex marriage campaigners want you to check

Oct 27th 2014, 7:45 AM 15,499 Views 63 Comments

Whichever way you want to vote, get your name in.