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Divorce Referendum
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'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
# Two Years
# Two Years

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Nov 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 91,110 Views 33 Comments

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period
# 38th Amendment
# 38th Amendment

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period

Jun 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 36,948 Views 51 Comments

The divorce referendum was passed by an overwhelming majority of 82%.

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

May 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,603 Views 57 Comments

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

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 49,370 Views 67 Comments

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

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 117,639 Views 225 Comments

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

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one
# Story Of A Split
# Story Of A Split

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one

May 19th 2019, 9:30 PM 27,051 Views 42 Comments

Friday’s referendum has failed to see much of a debate.

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 18,066 Views 13 Comments

Get up to speed.

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

May 7th 2019, 1:30 PM 20,476 Views 28 Comments

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?

May 5th 2019, 9:00 PM 26,256 Views 28 Comments

Test your knowledge here.

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum
# Divorce
# Divorce

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

May 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,633 Views 25 Comments

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 8:17 PM 29,163 Views 60 Comments

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

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 46,366 Views 32 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 19,175 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.

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution
# Constitution
# Constitution

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution

Jan 29th 2019, 2:52 PM 25,014 Views 60 Comments

The government announced the terms of the referendum today.

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019
# Splitting Up
# Splitting Up

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019

Dec 4th 2018, 5:24 PM 46,114 Views 122 Comments

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.

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum
# Divorce Referendum
# Divorce Referendum

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum

Jan 1st 2017, 1:00 PM 13,451 Views 22 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

Nov 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 1,525 Views 53 Comments

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)
# BIG TIME
# BIG TIME

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 15,773 Views 36 Comments

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.