Voters will be asked to vote on on the questions of marriage equality and the age of eligibility for contesting presidential elections on May 22nd. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Constitutional status of marriage will remain unchanged if the same-sex marriage amendment is passed, the Referendum Commission has said. Launchin(...)

Alan Kelly:  a more realistic time frame was that the commission would be  operational ahead of the next European and local elections, in 2019. Photograph: : Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government has committed to establish an independent electoral commission during its term of office.However, Minister for the Environment Alan Ke(...)

Graham Norton officially opened the Graham Norton Riverwalk in his hometown of Bandon, Co. Cork today.

Ireland’s greatest export is its people and The Gathering should remind those who have left that it is always possible to come home, said TV chat show(...)

“Dublin will remain a three-seater in the new dispensation, comprising the local administrative areas of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal, South Dublin and the city of Dublin.”

A radical recasting of European Parliament constituencies will be made in advance of next year’s election after a report from an independent Constitue(...)

Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly and Justice Elizabeth Dunne, chairperson of the Referendum Commission at a press conference in Dublin today. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The referendum on the proposal to abolish the Seanad will involve some 40 changes to the Constitution, the chairwoman of the Referendum Commission has(...)

High Court judge High Court  Elizabeth Dunne who has been nominated to chair the Referendum Commission for the autumn ballot on a Court of Appeal.

High Court judge Elizabeth Dunne has been nominated to chair the Referendum Commission for the autumn ballot on a Court of Appeal. Judge Dunne, who wa(...)

Miss Justice Elizabeth Dunne

The Government has changed the practice of delaying the establishment of a referendum commission until weeks before polling by setting up the body for(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan at the launch  in Dublin yesterday with Kieran Coughlan, Clerk Dáil Éireann. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Referendum Commission has criticised the Government decision to mount its own €1 million information campaign durin(...)