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

May 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 28,326 Views 67 Comments

Spare a thought for Niall Horan.

Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum
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Ireland says NO in presidential age referendum

May 23rd 2015, 9:13 PM 67,340 Views 135 Comments

There were 1,412,602 votes against.

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede From TheJournal.ie
Live May 23rd 2015, 12:03 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Early tallies point to a YES and No campaigners concede

LIVE: Ireland is the talk of the world as voters decide on same-sex marriage From TheJournal.ie
Live May 22nd 2015, 6:33 PM

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

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?
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# Reeling In The Years

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

May 22nd 2015, 1:39 PM 23,493 Views 72 Comments

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

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

May 22nd 2015, 12:09 PM 41,038 Views 163 Comments

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

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

May 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 48 Views 63 Comments

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

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

May 17th 2015, 9:30 AM 11,966 Views 66 Comments

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

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

May 14th 2015, 7:18 PM 20 Views 76 Comments

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

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

May 5th 2015, 5:21 PM 27,616 Views 63 Comments

Queues were spotted at local council offices.

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

Apr 28th 2015, 8:00 PM 3,678 Views 106 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2015, 5:24 PM 32,217 Views 320 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2015, 2:52 PM 17,854 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 2:34 PM 10,393 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Apr 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 54 Views 39 Comments

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?

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

Apr 13th 2015, 12:27 PM 20,913 Views 335 Comments

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