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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 22 November, 2019
Divorce Referendum
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From TheJournal.ie The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period 38th Amendment

The Divorce Bill has been signed into law, shortening the 4-year separation period

The divorce referendum was passed by an overwhelming majority of 82%.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum Factcheck

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum Official Result

It's a Yes: Ireland has voted resoundingly to pass the divorce referendum

An overwhelming 82% of the electorate voted in favour of changing divorce references in the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party Divorce Referendum

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

From TheJournal.ie The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one Story Of A Split

The 1995 referendum campaign was a thoroughly different beast to this one

Friday’s referendum has failed to see much of a debate.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum Big Day Of Voting

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

Get up to speed.

From TheJournal.ie The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24 Vote Vote Vote

The Big Day of Voting: Today's your last chance to make sure you're registered to vote on May 24

There’s two elections, a referendum… and plebiscites in certain areas.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums? Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Quiz: How much do you know about Irish referendums?

Test your knowledge here.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum Divorce

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

From TheJournal.ie Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum Divorce Referendum

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the four-year time period for divorce be reduced?

Under the current system, married couples need to have lived apart for at least four years during the previous five years.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution? Opinion

Opinion: Is it time to fully remove divorce from the Irish constitution?

The government is proposing a referendum to reduce the time period for divorce but other constitutional restrictions will still apply, writes David Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution Constitution

Divorce referendum: Voters will be asked whether to delete 'living apart period' from Constitution

The government announced the terms of the referendum today.

From TheJournal.ie Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019 Splitting Up

Divorce waiting time referendum to be held in May 2019

A referendum to give Irish citizens living abroad the right to vote in the Irish presidential election is to be held on the same day.

From TheJournal.ie 'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum Divorce Referendum

'Doomed to live alone': Mother pleads with Garret FitzGerald for divorce referendum

The 27-year-old woman said Irish people should be given the opportunity to have a say in “their own destiny”.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Marriage is nothing more than a contract – bring on the prenups

There should be no reason that society prevents people from entering into an agreement that allows them to protect their respective assets, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics) BIG TIME This post contains images

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.