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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C
Divorce Referendum
82% 18%



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# two years
'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.
# 38th amendment
The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period
The divorce referendum was passed by an overwhelming majority of 82%.
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum
A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.
# official result
It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum
An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.
# Divorce referendum
Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party
The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.
# story of a split
The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one
Friday’s referendum has failed to see much of a debate.
# big day of voting
Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum
Get up to speed.
# vote vote vote
The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24
There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.
# Bunreacht na hÉireann
Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?
Test your knowledge here.
# Divorce
Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum
A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.
# Divorce referendum
Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum
Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?
Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.
Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?
The government is proposing a referendum to reduce the time period for divorce but other constitutional restrictions will still apply, writes David Kenny.
# Constitution
Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution
The government announced the terms of the referendum today.
# splitting up
Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019
A referendum to give Irish citizens living abroad the right to vote in the Irish presidential election is to be held on the same day.
# Divorce referendum
'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum
The 27-year-old woman said Irish people should be given the opportunity to have a say in “their own destiny”.
Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups
There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.
Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)
From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.