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#Referendum

# referendum - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution Article 41.2

'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution

The forthcoming referendum bill was up for pre-legislative scrutiny in the Oireachtas this morning.

# referendum - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it? Fianna Fail Think-in

One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it?

The professor who warned the party that its stance in the referendum could put it on the wrong side of history addressed think-in this week.

# referendum - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# referendum - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote Derailed

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote

The Oireachtas Justice Committee has voted for pre-legislative scrutiny of the removal of the women in the home reference.

# referendum - Monday 3 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of trying to 'press gang' committee to delete Constitutional women in the home reference Referendum Delay

Government accused of trying to 'press gang' committee to delete Constitutional women in the home reference

It had been suggested that the clause should be amended rather than deleted.

# referendum - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay Women In The Home

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

# referendum - Sunday 5 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald Brexit

Time for Irish unity referendum is drawing near, says Mary Lou McDonald

Earlier this week, McDonald said that a ‘chaotic brexit’ is not the time to seek a united Ireland.

# referendum - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal Funding

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# referendum - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Proposed amendment to remove offence of blasphemy from Constitution published Blasphemy Referendum

Proposed amendment to remove offence of blasphemy from Constitution published

A referendum on the issue is due to be held in October.

# referendum - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year Contention

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

# referendum - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language' Referendum

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'

Varadkar said it is time to separate the idea that women are inherently linked to caring and family roles.

# referendum - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October Referendum

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

# 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…

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