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#Referendum

# referendum - Monday 18 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters Eighth Ref

Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters

Galway City Council got nine, while Dublin City Council got almost 300 over the same time period.

# referendum - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# referendum - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October Green Light

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

# referendum - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes Grab Your Anorak
From TheJournal.ie 'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us' Tfmr

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# referendum - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum What They Saw

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

From TheJournal.ie More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council The Eighth

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# referendum - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

From TheJournal.ie Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time Disciplinary Proceedings

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time

The officer has previously been accused of improper behaviour.

# referendum - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says abortion legislation could pass through Dáíl by September Abortion Law

Simon Harris says abortion legislation could pass through Dáíl by September

Ireland voted 66.4% to 33.6% on Friday to remove the Eighth Amendment

# referendum - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There were 1,277 complaints made about the Claire Byrne Live referendum show Referendum Debate

There were 1,277 complaints made about the Claire Byrne Live referendum show

RTÉ said that the vast majority of complaints claimed that the ‘Yes’ side were unfairly treated.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum: 'In this campaign Ireland got real and Ireland got talking' Column

Referendum: 'In this campaign Ireland got real and Ireland got talking'

The result signifies an Ireland with a new social maturity of compassion and tolerance, writes Grainne Conroy.

# referendum - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession Eighth Referendum

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess Speedy

Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess

Simon Harris is ‘extremely eager’ to pass abortion legislation by the autumn

After Eight responded to becoming the unofficial snack of the referendum celebrations

Not everyone understood the joke immediately.

From TheJournal.ie British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote The Mainland

British journalist Rachel Johnson apologises for 'moronic' tweet about Irish vote

Johnson said that she ‘fecked up’.

# referendum - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?

Now that Ireland has voted overwhelmingly for abortion legislation, how soon do you think it will be enacted?

From TheJournal.ie There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened Dublin Castle

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

# referendum - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The results are in and the country has voted YES - Here's what happens now Repealing The Eighth

The results are in and the country has voted YES - Here's what happens now

The final results have just been announced, with the Yes side securing the majority vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote World Is Watching

'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote

A number of outlets reported the significance of the result ahead of Pope Francis’ visit in August.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal Repealed This post contains videos

AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal

The official announcement was made just after 6.10 pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Analysis: Six reasons why Ireland was a landslide Yes for repeal It's Yes

Analysis: Six reasons why Ireland was a landslide Yes for repeal

The country has voted to abolish the Eighth Amendment.

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

It’s been emotional.

From TheJournal.ie 14 constituencies see Yes votes of over 70%, Donegal the only county to say No (but only just) Yes We Will
From TheJournal.ie It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment Result

It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment

More than two million votes were cast, making it one of the highest turnouts in the history of the State.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote? Eighth Amendment This post contains a poll

Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote?

In an RTE poll, most people said that they didn’t decide how they would vote during the referendum campaign.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum 8thRef

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum

Will the Eighth be repealed or retained? Find out live…

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned Eighth Amendment

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

There’s no authority in Ireland to police the claims made on referendum posters.

From TheJournal.ie The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day Yes Or No

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

# referendum - Friday 25 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Castle courtyard will be open to the public tomorrow ... but don't expect any big screens Count Day

Dublin Castle courtyard will be open to the public tomorrow ... but don't expect any big screens

In 2015, large crowds congregated in the space for the Marriage Equality count results.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum day: The world's media watches as Ireland goes to the polls Eighth Amendment

Referendum day: The world's media watches as Ireland goes to the polls

A number of international media have flown to Ireland for today’s referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow Council tells woman she can't vote today due to an 'administrative error' Referendum

Wicklow Council tells woman she can't vote today due to an 'administrative error'

The woman sent in all relevant documents by the deadline, but the council said she could not be added to the supplementary register.

# referendum - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983 The 8th This post contains videos

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum

What time do polling stations close at? What will the ballot paper say?

From TheJournal.ie This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online Transparency

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

From TheJournal.ie 'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance Countdown

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance

Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'I find it difficult to contemplate there being a No vote' Referendum

Leo Varadkar: 'I find it difficult to contemplate there being a No vote'

The Taoiseach said opinion polls have been wrong in the past.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show Exit Poll

RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show

The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.

From TheJournal.ie Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow 8thRef

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

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