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From TheJournal.ie Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president No Country For Young Men This post contains videos

Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum Presidential Age

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede History In The Making
From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage Marriage Ref

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage

We’ll be talking all things referendum here today.

From TheJournal.ie Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever? Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

From TheJournal.ie Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why Explainer

Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

From TheJournal.ie We're being short-changed by the 'other referendum' Opinion

We're being short-changed by the 'other referendum'

The presidential age referendum is a watered-down version of attempts at real political reform.

From TheJournal.ie Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week Presidential Age This post contains videos

Lots of TDs and Senators are voting No in that 'other' referendum next week

TheJournal.ie has surveyed all Oireachtas members on how they’re voting in both referendums next Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement' Opinion

'The presidency should be about vision and energy – not stepping towards retirement'

The opportunity to lower the age of eligibility for the president is about giving Irish people more choice, not forcing their hand.

From TheJournal.ie Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried D-Day

Did you make the voter registration deadline? A lot of people tried

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

From TheJournal.ie Why shouldn't a young person be able to run for president? Opinion

Why shouldn't a young person be able to run for president?

Democracy is the vehicle with which we facilitate different perspectives; the youth of Ireland have a right to representation.

From TheJournal.ie No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality Ssmref

No group says presence of gardaí at a Yes event has 'fractured' its neutrality

Gardaí say their presence at the photocall ‘wasn’t appropriate’.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked... There's Another One? This post contains videos

WATCH: Does anyone know what that 'other' referendum is about? We asked...

We took to the streets of the capital to see if anyone knows about that other vote happening on 22 May.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael: 'Yes' ... Labour: 'We're not taking a position' The Other Referendum

Fine Gael: 'Yes' ... Labour: 'We're not taking a position'

A referendum to reduce the minimum age of a presidential candidate from 35 to 21 is also being held next month.

From TheJournal.ie What is the point of the upcoming referendum? (No, not the one you're thinking of) Opinion

What is the point of the upcoming referendum? (No, not the one you're thinking of)

On 22 May we’ll be asked to vote on same sex marriage… and also about lowering the age of eligibility for presidential candidates. Why is the latter is a priority?

From TheJournal.ie The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you Same-Sex Marriage

The people in charge of the referendum are confident this ballot paper won't confuse you

That’s despite a very similar ballot paper confusing voters during the Seanad referendum two years ago.