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From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

From TheJournal.ie Protesters occupy Referendum Commission offices Occupied

Protesters occupy Referendum Commission offices

Occupy Dame Street accused Commission of a “misleading representation of the Fiscal Treaty”.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics' Referendum

Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'

The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: Yes and No campaigns make last ditch efforts to secure votes Referendum This post contains images

Gallery: Yes and No campaigns make last ditch efforts to secure votes

We’re also taking a look back at some of the memorable images from the campaign …

From TheJournal.ie Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No Referendum

Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No

The Nobel prize-winning economist said that austerity is a deeply destructive policy which is failing dismally.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: 'I never told US Embassy I wanted second Lisbon referendum' Referendum

Gilmore: 'I never told US Embassy I wanted second Lisbon referendum'

The Tánaiste dismisses WikiLeaks’ tale of events, saying: ‘Don’t believe everything you read.’

From TheJournal.ie YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from Referendum Commission You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from Referendum Commission

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

From TheJournal.ie YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from European Policy Centre You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from European Policy Centre

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

From TheJournal.ie YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘Yes’ side Fine Gael Simon Coveney

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

From TheJournal.ie YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘No’ side Sinn Féin Pearse Doherty You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: Answers from ‘No’ side Sinn Féin Pearse Doherty

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here they are.

From TheJournal.ie YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information. You Asked

YOUR Fiscal Compact questions: We have the information.

We asked TheJournal.ie’s users to put forward their questions about what the Fiscal Compact actually MEANS and we would get straightforward answers. Here’s how we got on.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm Referendum

Broadcast moratorium on referendum coverage starts at 2pm

The traditional radio and TV silence in the hours before polls open comes into effect this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: 2 days to go Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: 2 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is the government recommending a Yes vote? Here's why Opinion

Column: Why is the government recommending a Yes vote? Here's why

Taoiseach Enda Kenny writes that a Yes vote won’t magically transform Ireland into a better country overnight – but the stakes are still high.

From TheJournal.ie Column: If you oppose austerity then you must vote No on Thursday Opinion

Column: If you oppose austerity then you must vote No on Thursday

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams writes that we have a choice on Thursday: do we want austerity or growth?

From TheJournal.ie FAI unhappy with "misrepresentation" on Sinn Féin referendum posters Referendum

FAI unhappy with "misrepresentation" on Sinn Féin referendum posters

The Football Association of Ireland has taken issue with Sinn Féin posters which link Euro 2012, supporting Ireland and voting No in Thursday’s referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat Opinion

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat

The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend Sonny Weather

'Yes' to babies: Two Sinn Féin TDs welcome new sons on Ard Fheis weekend

It’s been a busier pre-referendum week for Pearse Doherty and Peadar Tóibín than for most…

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls Democracy This post contains images

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls

Some of the 750 voters on the islands off the Donegal coast cast their ballots in the referendum today, three days before the rest of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Treaty campaigns dispute ESM access in latest referendum debate Referendum

Treaty campaigns dispute ESM access in latest referendum debate

The ULA’s Clare Daly and Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin clash over whether Ireland could get ESM funds after a No vote.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I've always fought for those who have the least. That's why I'm voting Yes. Opinion

Column: I've always fought for those who have the least. That's why I'm voting Yes.

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Independent Senator Katherine Zappone explains why she has decided to vote Yes in Thursday’s referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant Wallace Says No

Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant

The Independent TD has hung the eye-catching banner on a property in his Italian Quarter on Dublin’s north quays.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there still be a moratorium on election broadcasts?

While broadcasters will be barred from election coverage from Wednesday lunchtime, island voters will already have voted.

From TheJournal.ie It's polling day (if you live on one of five islands in Donegal) Referendum

It's polling day (if you live on one of five islands in Donegal)

Around 750 voters in Arranmore, Gola, Inishboffin, Inishfree and Tory Island will kick off the Fiscal Compact vote today.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes

“I honestly think it is damaging the national psyche.”

From TheJournal.ie Kenny appeals to public to assist recovery with Yes vote Referendum

Kenny appeals to public to assist recovery with Yes vote

In a televised address, the Taoiseach insists the Fiscal Compact would not allow other countries to dictate Ireland’s affairs.

From TheJournal.ie Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact Referendum

Trade unions join forces in calling for No vote on Fiscal Compact

Three of the country’s major trade unions have reiterated their call for a No vote in the upcoming Fiscal Compact referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Treaty parties: Adams 'misleading' public on access to ESM funds Referendum

Pro-Treaty parties: Adams 'misleading' public on access to ESM funds

Simon Coveney and Timmy Dooley attack Gerry Adams, saying his claims about access to the ESM are wrong.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Support for Yes side falls in one of three new referendum polls Referendum

Support for Yes side falls in one of three new referendum polls

Three new polls on the Fiscal Compact treaty referendum are to be published in tomorrow’s papers with results released this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Adams calls for No vote and proposes €13bn stimulus in Ard Fheis speech Sinn Féin

Adams calls for No vote and proposes €13bn stimulus in Ard Fheis speech

The Sinn Féin president also told delegates in Killarney that a united Ireland makes economic sense.

From TheJournal.ie 'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans Sinn Féin

'The war is over': McGuinness offers to meet dissident republicans

Elsewhere, the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney has heard speeches on the economy and emigration as it prepares to hear from president Gerry Adams later this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead Referendum

Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead

The number of undecideds has fallen but they will be crucial to deciding the outcome of the Fiscal Compact referendum next week, according to the latest poll.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: 6 days to go Fiscal Compacted This post contains images

Referendum roundup: 6 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum roundup: 7 days to go Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: 7 days to go

Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? TheJournal.ie keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Fiery exchanges in last Dáil debates before Fiscal Compact referendum Leaders' Questions

Fiery exchanges in last Dáil debates before Fiscal Compact referendum

One TD is ordered to leave the chamber as Eamon Gilmore and Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin exchange fire during Leaders’ Questions.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie What do YOU want to know about the referendum? Your Questions

What do YOU want to know about the referendum?

Tired of the political squabbles between the campaigners? TheJournal.ie is going to help you find out the answers to the questions you have about what voting ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ will ACTUALLY mean. Read on to participate…

From TheJournal.ie NTMA: No access to ESM would mean no access to markets either Fiscal Compact

NTMA: No access to ESM would mean no access to markets either

Michael Noonan says the NTMA believes bond markets won’t lend to Ireland if it doesn’t have recourse to the ESM’s backup.