A vote where the public is asked to decide on a constitutional ammendment or a new constitution.
# referendum - Monday 17 March, 2014
The final tally shows 96.6 per cent of voters in Crimea chose to secede from Ukraine and rejoin Russia.
Voters in Crimea overwhelmingly endorsed a referendum to split from Ukraine. What do you think – should they go ahead with it or not?
Morning, folks. Here are the nine stories you need to know this St Patrick’s Day.
Anyone for a bit of face paint? Ah, go on.
# referendum - Sunday 16 March, 2014
The referendum on secession is taking place today, with Russia saying it will recognise the vote.
# referendum - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
It is thought the move will lay the legal framework for joining the Russian Federation.
# referendum - Thursday 6 March, 2014
The decision on whether or not to join the Russia Federation will be put to the people of Crimea on 16 March.
Crimeans will be asked to choose between Russia or Ukraine.
# referendum - Sunday 2 March, 2014
There are 200 days to go.
# referendum - Thursday 27 February, 2014
Scottish MSPs looking at independence proposals will hold a video conference this morning with Oireachtas members.
# referendum - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
Also speaking this evening, Senator David Norris called on the Minister to reveal full details of how RTÉ settled a legal dispute relating to Rory O’Neill’s Saturday Night Show interview.
# referendum - Monday 17 February, 2014
The Scottish First Minister has said that not recognising the result would be anti-democratic.
# referendum - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Some people don’t like the current flag.
# referendum - Sunday 29 December, 2013
Enda Kenny will campaign for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum, but does not agree with Eamon Gilmore’s assessment that it is the “civil rights issue of this generation”.
# referendum - Friday 27 December, 2013
Using first-hand materials gathered from the National Archives, we take a look at what happened before and after the contentious vote in 1983.
17 extracts from Peter Sutherland’s advice which predicted many of the issues Ireland has seen over the past 30 years.
# referendum - Saturday 21 December, 2013
Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?
# referendum - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
A report by the Referendum Commission published today found that there was significant confusion over the ballot papers in October’s referendums.
Enda Kenny has said the upper house can have greater powers of scrutiny but he does not intend to introduce universal suffrage for elections to the Seanad.
# referendum - Thursday 5 December, 2013
David Ford said he wants a public consultation into changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal foetal abnormalities to have a termination.
# referendum - Monday 25 November, 2013
The referendum would have introduced a ratio between the lowest paid employee in the firm and the highest paid.
# referendum - Sunday 17 November, 2013
The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.
# referendum - Saturday 16 November, 2013
The Minister of State in the Department of Finance said that it is in Ireland’s national interest that Britain should remain a full member of the European Union.
# referendum - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The Bishop of Kildare says that the issue is “not about equality”, but Alan Shatter says that people should not be discriminated against because of their sexuality.
# referendum - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
Following a Cabinet meeting earlier today, the government has confirmed plans for a referendum in the first half of 2014.
The issue of a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage will be discussed by Cabinet ministers today with the timing of the vote likely to be one of the main issues.
# referendum - Monday 4 November, 2013
Emer Costello and Phil Prendergast’s call comes as the Cabinet is expected to decide on the matter this week.
# referendum - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Eamon Gilmore wants a referendum on the issue next year, but how would you vote?
Gilmore: ‘Same-sex marriage referendum will be held before the end of the lifetime of this government’
The Tánaiste said that he hoped a referendum would be held next year, but it could be in the spring of 2015.
# referendum - Monday 21 October, 2013
The Senator will shave his beard off for charity on the Ray D’Arcy show tomorrow morning.
# referendum - Monday 7 October, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Priory Hall, breaches in patient data and Gerry Adams.
The Sinn Féin president was asked about his brother Liam, the Seanad referendum and his own future in an interview this morning.
In the east they said No but in the west it was largely a Yes.
# referendum - Saturday 5 October, 2013
Too close to call is the word of the day.
# referendum - Friday 4 October, 2013
Here’s what to expect if you’re heading to your polling station in the next few hours.
It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?
# referendum - Thursday 3 October, 2013
Why did the government lose a vote in the Seanad last night? Here’s what we’ve found out today.
He wants you to vote No. Ah no, we’re totally kidding…
Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.
He hasn’t gone away you know…
# referendum - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Do you want the new court to be established or for our courts system to remain the same?