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Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
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Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,368 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
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Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 6:00 PM 28,006 Views 14 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
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'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,838 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic
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Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic

Mar 21st 2021, 4:11 PM 18,185 Views 64 Comments

Scotland’s constitution secretary said such a vote will be held ‘when the time is right’.

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns
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Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns

Mar 20th 2021, 6:52 PM 26,553 Views 38 Comments

Scottish party leader Willie Rennie said now is not the time for another referendum on the issue.

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
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New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,522 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law
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'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law

Oct 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 28,929 Views 55 Comments

TDs are set to debate the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 in the Dáil today.

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
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Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,085 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the marriage equality referendum count day?

May 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 20,624 Views 76 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections
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Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,661 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years
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Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years

Nov 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 56,348 Views 132 Comments

That’s according to the latest Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll for TheJournal.ie.

Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?
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Poll: Should we hold a referendum on capping insurance payouts?

Oct 16th 2019, 9:27 AM 35,205 Views 109 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar suggested the idea of a referendum yesterday.

Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations
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Cabinet to discuss divorce proposals amid fears Brexit could impact recognition of UK separations

Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 AM 8,216 Views 11 Comments

New legislation will reduce the length of time couples must be separated before divorcing.

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?
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Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 44,690 Views 185 Comments

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up
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Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Sep 27th 2019, 10:22 AM 7,961 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad
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Campaigners want to 'bust some myths' about presidential voting rights for citizens abroad

Jul 10th 2019, 6:20 AM 14,479 Views 74 Comments

We’ve been promised a referendum on the issue later this year.

High Court throws out misconduct in public office case against Boris Johnson
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High Court throws out misconduct in public office case against Boris Johnson

Jun 7th 2019, 1:40 PM 12,991 Views 36 Comments

The lawsuit had accused him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign.

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

Updated May 26th 2019, 9:40 AM 49,326 Views 67 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2019, 10:08 PM 117,619 Views 225 Comments

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

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend
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Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

May 24th 2019, 7:02 PM 13,075 Views 31 Comments

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Divorce in numbers: How do divorce rates in Ireland compare to those in Europe and elsewhere?
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Divorce in numbers: How do divorce rates in Ireland compare to those in Europe and elsewhere?

May 22nd 2019, 6:15 AM 37,044 Views 17 Comments

Ireland is set to vote this Friday on whether or not the wait period for couples seeking a divorce should be reduced.

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations
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Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

May 19th 2019, 4:25 PM 12,333 Views 22 Comments

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum
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Here's your quick guide to the divorce referendum

May 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 18,038 Views 13 Comments

Get up to speed.

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum
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Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum

Apr 14th 2019, 6:00 PM 48,710 Views 77 Comments

In the op-ed in the Irish Times, they describe Brexit as ” the most serious threat to peace in the North and to the union in our lifetime”.

Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'
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Opinion: 'As I attempt to buy my first home, disheartened isn't even the word'

Apr 11th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,925 Views 62 Comments

In Berlin, a proposed referendum seeks to ban the largest landlord company and expropriate the homes for social housing – but the average rent in Dublin is twice that of Berlin, writes Ciaran Connolly.

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

Mar 26th 2019, 9:29 AM 46,347 Views 32 Comments

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

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum
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MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Feb 27th 2019, 9:24 PM 30,742 Views 27 Comments

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October
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Referendum to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections delayed to last week in October

Feb 5th 2019, 3:55 PM 9,574 Views 76 Comments

The referendum was initially due to take place in May but Cabinet today approved to move it to the autumn.

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

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 19,014 Views 44 Comments

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

Varadkar says bumper day of elections and referendums will be among 'busiest days in Irish politics'
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Varadkar says bumper day of elections and referendums will be among 'busiest days in Irish politics'

Jan 14th 2019, 4:16 PM 33,014 Views 84 Comments

The Taoiseach says 24 May will feature a range of different votes.

Opinion: How could a second Brexit referendum be undemocratic?
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Opinion: How could a second Brexit referendum be undemocratic?

Jan 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,025 Views 86 Comments

Changing your course of action based on your circumstances is considered common sense for individuals, companies, and governments, so why should Brexit be any different?

Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished?
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Poll: Would you like to see divorce waiting times lowered or abolished?

Jan 6th 2019, 8:30 PM 50,513 Views 120 Comments

A referendum on divorce in Ireland is to be held in May.

May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy
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May says MPs who don't back her Brexit deal risk damaging democracy

Jan 6th 2019, 12:29 PM 13,178 Views 80 Comments

The British Prime Minister is resisting calls for a second referendum on Britain leaving the EU.

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach
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Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach

Jan 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 22,643 Views 18 Comments

It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that
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These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that

Jan 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 47,354 Views 23 Comments

Which way will you vote?

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum?
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Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum?

Dec 17th 2018, 8:44 AM 49,078 Views 145 Comments

Theresa May is to warn MPs that a second Brexit referendum would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

Justice minister to seek fast-tracking of blasphemy Bill
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Justice minister to seek fast-tracking of blasphemy Bill

Dec 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,146 Views 26 Comments

Almost 65% voted in favour of the 37th amendment to the Constitution in the blasphemy referendum.

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?
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Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

Dec 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 20,087 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election?
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Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election?

Dec 6th 2018, 8:14 AM 26,913 Views 154 Comments

It’s understood a referendum on the matter will be held next May.

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil
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The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

Dec 5th 2018, 11:56 PM 46,526 Views 148 Comments

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

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