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#Referendum

# referendum - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the ‘Yes’ vote triumphs? Indyref

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the ‘Yes’ vote triumphs?

Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.

# referendum - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’ Courts

Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# referendum - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Will they stay or will they go? Four opinion polls say Scotland result on a knife-edge Yay Or Nay

# referendum - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence… Aye Or Die

The Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence…

He’s got something to say about the whole referendum thing.

# referendum - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘I’ve never found it at all incongruous that I could be both British and Scottish’ Column

Opinion: ‘I’ve never found it at all incongruous that I could be both British and Scottish’

I was brought up to be and remain a passionate patriot undiluted by years of exile – but here’s why I would vote No.

# referendum - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence Outta Here

RBS says it will move to England in case of Scottish independence

The Royal Bank of Scotland is 81% owned by the British state.

# referendum - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Score UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception Hope

UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

From TheJournal.ie UK leaders take “unprecedented” step to boost Scottish campaign Panic On The Streets

UK leaders take “unprecedented” step to boost Scottish campaign

All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.

# referendum - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence? Referendum

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# referendum - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie #PatronisingBTlady backfires on Scottish unionists after it’s branded ‘sexist’ and ‘insulting’ Indyref

#PatronisingBTlady backfires on Scottish unionists after it’s branded ‘sexist’ and ‘insulting’

The new advert was intended to convince undecided women to vote ‘No’.

# referendum - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin LGBT Rights

Thousands expected to turn out for same-sex marriage rally in Dublin

Organisers say they’re expecting a boost in numbers in the wake of the referendum announcement and the Pantigate controversy…

# referendum - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum 8th Amendment

These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum

There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.

# referendum - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment? Abortion This post contains a poll

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment?

There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.

# referendum - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland’s independence In Or Out

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland’s independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# referendum - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Together at last? Big four political parties come together over gay marriage issue Referendum 2015

Together at last? Big four political parties come together over gay marriage issue

The Cork Pride Festival will host a discussion on how to pass the gay marriage referendum next spring.

# referendum - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Roma children report, the incident on Dame Street and the Garth Brooks gigs…

# referendum - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be ‘modernised’ What's The Question?

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be ‘modernised’

The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.

# referendum - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ballot papers might get makeover because they confuse voters I Tick What Box Now?

Ballot papers might get makeover because they confuse voters

The issue was underlined by last October when voters were given two ballot papers in the referendums.

# referendum - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia Brussels

EU foreign ministers to consider third tier of sanctions against Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council are meeting today where the Ukraine crisis is the main topic on the agenda.

# referendum - Monday 17 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Crimea officially asks to rejoin Russia in Cold War-style stand-off Tensions

Crimea officially asks to rejoin Russia in Cold War-style stand-off

The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Europe accept that Crimea wants to rejoin Russia?

Voters in Crimea overwhelmingly endorsed a referendum to split from Ukraine. What do you think – should they go ahead with it or not?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: St Patrick’s Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Patrick’s Day

Morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know this St Patrick’s Day.

# referendum - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Will Crimea break away from Ukraine for Russia? The people decide today Secession

Will Crimea break away from Ukraine for Russia? The people decide today

The referendum on secession is taking place today, with Russia saying it will recognise the vote.

# referendum - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Crimean lawmakers’ vote for independence ‘does not violate international law’ Referendum

Crimean lawmakers’ vote for independence ‘does not violate international law’

It is thought the move will lay the legal framework for joining the Russian Federation.

# referendum - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Crimean assembly to be dissolved after request to join Russia Referendum

Crimean assembly to be dissolved after request to join Russia

The decision on whether or not to join the Russia Federation will be put to the people of Crimea on 16 March.

From TheJournal.ie Crimea is to hold referendum on whether or not to join Russia East Or West?

Crimea is to hold referendum on whether or not to join Russia

Crimeans will be asked to choose between Russia or Ukraine.

# referendum - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What both sides are saying in Scotland’s great debate Indyref

# referendum - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have ‘no desire to impact’ referendum Indyref

TDs to brief Scots on EU membership but have ‘no desire to impact’ referendum

Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.

# referendum - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates Bai

Rabbitte: No requirement of equal time for both sides in referendum debates

Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.

# referendum - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence Indyref

Alex Salmond has come out fighting after EU warning about Scottish independence

The Scottish First Minister has said that not recognising the result would be anti-democratic.

# referendum - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand is thinking about changing its flag Run It Up The Flagpole

New Zealand is thinking about changing its flag

Some people don’t like the current flag.

# referendum - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on same-sex marriage: ‘I wouldn’t have the same opinion as the Tánaiste’ Gay Marriage

Taoiseach on same-sex marriage: ‘I wouldn’t have the same opinion as the Tánaiste’

Enda Kenny will campaign for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum, but does not agree with Eamon Gilmore’s assessment that it is the “civil rights issue of this generation”.

# referendum - Friday 27 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie History lesson: What happened during the 1983 abortion referendum? 1983

History lesson: What happened during the 1983 abortion referendum?

Using first-hand materials gathered from the National Archives, we take a look at what happened before and after the contentious vote in 1983.

From TheJournal.ie The Attorney General’s advice NOT to introduce ‘pro-life’ constitutional amendment 1983

The Attorney General’s advice NOT to introduce ‘pro-life’ constitutional amendment

17 extracts from Peter Sutherland’s advice which predicted many of the issues Ireland has seen over the past 30 years.

# referendum - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers

Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?

# referendum - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Doh: 13% voted Yes when they meant No in Seanad referendum Oops

Doh: 13% voted Yes when they meant No in Seanad referendum

A report by the Referendum Commission published today found that there was significant confusion over the ballot papers in October’s referendums.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach rules out giving voting rights to all in Seanad elections Seanad Reform

Taoiseach rules out giving voting rights to all in Seanad elections

Enda Kenny has said the upper house can have greater powers of scrutiny but he does not intend to introduce universal suffrage for elections to the Seanad.

# referendum - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland’s justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Northern Ireland’s justice minister calls for consultation on changing abortion laws

David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.

# referendum - Monday 25 November, 2013

Swiss vote against ’1:12′ cap on executive pay

The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.

# referendum - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers Inequality

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers

The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.

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