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The matter will  return next Monday before the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) the result of the referendum to repeal the Eighth amendment. All three have been adjourned to Monday(...)

Conservative MP and leading supporter of Brexit Jacob Rees-Mogg. “Rees-Mogg’s nonsense can travel halfway around the world before the fact-checkers have got their boots on”. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Debate over the wisdom of using a referendum to rule on a complicated issue has a very different(...)


(...) cases. Old stigmas The national referendum on Friday is a fractious vote, dividing families and(...)

John McGuirk, communications director of the Save the 8th campaign. Photograph: Nic Bradshaw.

(...) referendum. Dark advertising By setting up a website named “undecided” and inviting people to link to it(...)

Google says it banned all abortion referendum ads, even domestic ones, to protect “election integrity”. It is not terribly reassuring to think such action could be outsourced to a US company. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

(...) when Google, just 16 days from polling day, suddenly banned all referendum advertisements, including(...)

Frances Raday said the referendum would  bring “a welcome note of clarity regarding the systematic violation of fundamental rights that the Eighth Amendment means for pregnant people”

(...) and girls” in Ireland. Frances Raday characterised the referendum as bringing “a welcome note of(...)

Google is to stop all advertising relating to the Eighth Amendment, amid concerns about the integrity of the vote. Photograph: Loic venance/AFP/Getty Images

(...) integrity of this month’s referendum, has received polarised responses from campaigners on either side of(...)

Frothy debate: A study published   In 2014  suggested trade with the UK would be adversely hit by independence, eventually cutting Scottish GDP by 5.5 per cent – a proportion that might well be a good deal larger once Brexit is taken into account. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

(...), following the Brexit decision, the Scottish government has decided to seek a second independence referendum(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  in Philadelphia: suggested that a referendum on allowing Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections was possible  in 2018. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The move by the Government to hold a referendum on allowing Irish citizens abroad to vote in(...)

The UK government’s leaflet about the EU referendum. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

British people living in Ireland who want to vote in the UK referendum on EU membership have been(...)

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