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The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Mayo to ensure their voice is heard in the referendum on the regulation of divorce, which is taking place today.
The four year waiting period for couples who are divorcing is “causing real financial and emotional pressure” at a “very stressful and uncertain time”, often “accelerating conflict between ex partners”.
In the great scheme of things, the increasing crisis of housing and accommodation in the State is a matter of far greater urgency and social consequence than the Blasphemy referendum.
The Referendum Commission, as part of a nationwide campaign, has urged the people of Mayo to ensure they are registered to vote in the referendum on blasphemy, which is due to take place on Friday October 26, the same date as the presidential election.
On Friday two-thirds of the Irish electorate voted to remove the discriminatory Eighth Amendment from our Constitution. It is no wonder Galway West and East both voted Yes by such large majorities. We have seen firsthand the negative effects of the Eighth Amendment in our county.
The Referendum Commission has called on voters in Westmeath to use their vote in the referendum taking place next Friday, May 25.
The referendum on the Eighth Amendment is a “once in a lifetime opportunity to vote for a more compassionate and caring society”, according to Galway Together For Yes, which has launched a major ‘Register To Vote’ drive.
Businesses might need to consider blocking all political adverts from their websites ahead of the Eighth Referendum, as they face being liable for any inappropriate content. However there are tools they can use to delete or block such items.
Galway pro-choice groups and politicians have welcomed the Government's decision to proceed with a referendum - possibly to take place in late May - to repeal the highly controversial Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
Whatever today's outcome in the stand-off between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáíl over the controversy surrounding the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, there must be no delay in, or backtracking on, holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.