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From TheJournal.ie Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs Children's Referendum

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case Children's Referendum

'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case

Joanna Jordan petition to overturn the result of the 2012 referendum was rejected yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again Final Decision

The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.

From TheJournal.ie Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights Pay Up

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Challenge to Children's Referendum dismissed by High Court Reject

Challenge to Children's Referendum dismissed by High Court

A Dublin woman had taken a petition with an aim to quash the result in the November 2012 vote.

From TheJournal.ie Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012 Review2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012

Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Martin on Shatter: "Every now and then a bit of contrition would do no harm" McKenna Judgement

Martin on Shatter: "Every now and then a bit of contrition would do no harm"

The call from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was in response to the Supreme Court ruling last Friday regarding the Children’s Referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Burton notes 'merit' of potential permanent referendum commission Referendum Commission

Burton notes 'merit' of potential permanent referendum commission

The Minister said a permanent referendum commission could be largely responsible for the information presented to the electorate if the country were to hold referenda on a regular basis.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Saturday voting is a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Saturday voting is a good idea?

Which do you think is better…midweek or weekend?

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?

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 The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know before you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Referendum count begins Referendum

Children's Referendum count begins

Results are expected by noon.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Have you cast your Children's Referendum vote yet? These people have... Referendum This post contains images

PICS: Have you cast your Children's Referendum vote yet? These people have...

President Michael D Higgins, Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan and Minister Leo Varadkar were among the high-profile people to cast their vote on the Children’s Referendum today.

From TheJournal.ie Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations Referendum

Turnout as low as 2 per cent in some polling stations

Will it be the lowest turnout in the history of the State?

From TheJournal.ie Your Children's Referendum voting checklist Referendum

Your Children's Referendum voting checklist

Do you need ID to vote? Are you registered to vote? The answers to these, and more.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Referendum website now completely offline Referendum

Children's Referendum website now completely offline

The site had been taken down following a Supreme Court ruling yesterday morning, but then put back online with most of its content removed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How are you voting in the Children's Referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: 'If the government made a mistake we accept that' Referendum

Varadkar: 'If the government made a mistake we accept that'

The Transport Minister has insisted that the children’s referendum will go ahead tomorrow amid calls for it to be postponed in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling about the government’s information campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I want the best for children, which is why I am voting No’ Opinion

Column: ‘I want the best for children, which is why I am voting No’

Pat Kavanagh says she has serious questions about the new Child and Family Support Agency.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Vote Yes to end the culture where children are seen and not heard’ Opinion

Column: ‘Vote Yes to end the culture where children are seen and not heard’

Fergus Finlay says countless reports documented Ireland’s failings to protect children, but this constitutional amendment will change that.

From TheJournal.ie Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment Referendum

Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment

The government’s scaled-down version of ChildrensReferendum.ie needed amending this evening after it omitted part of the referendum being held on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information Referendum

Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald says the Office of the Attorney General gave legal advice on the website and booklet.

From TheJournal.ie Colm O'Gorman: The State failed children, but so too did society Opinion

Colm O'Gorman: The State failed children, but so too did society

The head of Amnesty International Ireland addresses concerns of the ‘No’ camp in Children’s Referendum – and says the Constitution will still be unambiguous in asserting the status of the family.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial' Referendum

Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial'

The Supreme Court says the government’s literature is not impartial, and therefore an inappropriate use of public money.

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