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# referendum - Sunday 10 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands voting in referendum on British status

The result is not in doubt but the scale of the ‘yes’ vote will be closely watched as a sign of the Falklanders’ strength of feeling about remaining British.

# referendum - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Children need a change from the old HSE way of thinking Column

Column: Children need a change from the old HSE way of thinking

The new Child and Family Support Agency will be one of the largest public bodies in the State – and it’s going to require a major cultural shift, writes Paul Gilligan.

# referendum - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day Scotland

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# referendum - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will need referendum to create EU court for patents Referendum

Ireland will need referendum to create EU court for patents

Innovation minister Seán Sherlock has confirmed a referendum will be needed to smooth the way for single patents.

# referendum - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie “Ireland must take a stand against Cameron’s plan to dismantle the EU” – Martin Out Out Out?

“Ireland must take a stand against Cameron’s plan to dismantle the EU” – Martin

Political and business groups in Ireland have criticised David Cameron’s promise to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

# referendum - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe? Opinion

Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union, but this would have profound consequences for this island, writes James Kilcourse.

# referendum - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cameron to make long-awaited speech on Britain’s EU role this week United Kingdom

Cameron to make long-awaited speech on Britain’s EU role this week

The British Prime Minister is expected to commit to holding a referendum on European Union membership after the next general election.

From TheJournal.ie Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service Austria

Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service

Austria looks set to remain one of the few European countries with compulsory military service as voters go to the polls in a referendum being held today.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad? Money Money Money

In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?

We’ll be holding a referendum on abolishing the Seanad at some stage in 2013. So how much does it cost us every year?

# referendum - Saturday 19 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Our nearest neighbour may leave the EU. Here’s why. Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Our nearest neighbour may leave the EU. Here’s why.

The bureaucracy, waste and profligacy of the EU repulses many people, writes Aaron McKenna – so is it any surprise the UK might want to exit?

# referendum - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cameron’s deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe Britain

Cameron’s deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union.

# referendum - Monday 24 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud Egypt

Egypt awaits referendum results as opposition cries fraud

Opponents to the new constitution have said it will weaken human rights, particularly women’s rights and undermine the independence of the judiciary.

# referendum - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Egypt opposition to appeal referendum results Egypt

Egypt opposition to appeal referendum results

Egypt’s opposition claimed the voting was riddled with “fraud and violations”.

# referendum - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Referendum Commission head criticises government’s Fiscal Compact book Fiscal Compact

Referendum Commission head criticises government’s Fiscal Compact book

Justice Kevin Feeney says the Government’s booklet, separate to its own, caused “confusion among the public”.

# referendum - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix…now with added raccoon called Rocky Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added raccoon called Rocky

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum website’s ‘Like’ button illustrated bias for Yes vote Referendum

Referendum website’s ‘Like’ button illustrated bias for Yes vote

The Supreme Court delivers its full ruling into why the Government’s website for the Children’s Referendum was not impartial.

# referendum - Monday 26 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Independence drive falters for Spain’s Catalonia Catalonia

Independence drive falters for Spain’s Catalonia

Voters favoured the right the decide on possible independence – but split their ballots between fractious parties.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?

The dramatic surge in emigration from Ireland in recent years means that voting rights for Irish people living abroad has become a major issue. What do you think – should emigrants be allowed vote?

From TheJournal.ie Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing Catalonia

Spain: Catalan separatist parties win election backing

Parties which back a referendum on Catalonia breaking away from Spain won strong backing in yesterday’s election.

# referendum - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: We’ve passed the children’s referendum, but there’s more to do Opinion

Column: We’ve passed the children’s referendum, but there’s more to do

The sexual abuse scandals in Australia’s Catholic Church and the BBC show that there is still work to do beyond the contitutional change passed earlier this month, says the Children’s Rights Alliance.

From TheJournal.ie Sinnott speaks of ‘powerful grassroots effort’ to overturn Referendum vote Referendum

Sinnott speaks of ‘powerful grassroots effort’ to overturn Referendum vote

In an email to supporters, former MEP Kathy Sinnott says fundraising for the High Court challenge will kick off this week.

# referendum - Monday 19 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Legal challenge begins over Children’s Referendum result Referendum

Legal challenge begins over Children’s Referendum result

Two women have begun initiating the legal challenge, claiming information published by the government materially affected the referendum’s outcome.

# referendum - Sunday 18 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie USI president defends student turnout at Children’s Referendum Referendum

USI president defends student turnout at Children’s Referendum

John Logue said the union advocated for a Yes vote and that thousands of students were unable to return home to vote as they were awaiting grant payments.

# referendum - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Students criticised for failing to get out the vote in children’s referendum Weekend Voting

Students criticised for failing to get out the vote in children’s referendum

The Union of Students in Ireland has been criticised by Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell in the wake of the low turnout in the children’s referendum last weekend.

# referendum - Monday 12 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Why do polling stations use pencils instead of pens? Get The Lead Out
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know today.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum result ‘could be challenged’ Referendum

Referendum result ‘could be challenged’

No campaigners have suggested the referendum result may be challenged – what legal grounds could this be done on?

# referendum - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added baby penguin Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added baby penguin

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie So who did turn out to vote? Referendum

So who did turn out to vote?

The turnout to vote was low all around the country – but the highest and lowest turnout coincided with constituencies at either end of the Yes and No vote…

From TheJournal.ie Constituency-by-constituency: How you voted Referendum

Constituency-by-constituency: How you voted

Which electoral area had the highest proportion of ‘Yes’ votes? Which one had the highest percentage of ‘No’ ballots? And into which top 10 does the Taoiseach’s home constituency fall?

From TheJournal.ie So the Children’s Referendum has passed – what happens next? Referendum

So the Children’s Referendum has passed – what happens next?

The Yes vote has been passed, but issues could remain around turnout, Saturday voting, and whether the result will be challenged.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The Children’s Referendum count Referendum

As it happened: The Children’s Referendum count

We keep you up to date on commentary and local results as we await an official national result from the Dublin Castle count centre by mid-afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie “Historic” – overwhemingly positive reaction to Children’s Referendum result Referendum

“Historic” – overwhemingly positive reaction to Children’s Referendum result

The reactions to the passing of the referendum have so far been positive, with the Tánaiste saying it “draws a line in the sand against the litany of past failures”.

From TheJournal.ie Most Effort Put Into A Spoiled Vote of the Day Referendum
From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Children’s Referendum “never really took fire” Referendum

Gilmore: Children’s Referendum “never really took fire”

Meanwhile, Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald defended her role in leading the referendum campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on children’s rights passed Referendum

Referendum on children’s rights passed

The results are in…

From TheJournal.ie Children’s Referendum count begins Referendum

Children’s Referendum count begins

Results are expected by noon.