Referendum on the Eighth Set for May 25th

According to a report by The Times, Cabinet has made extensive progress on the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment by setting a poll date, May 25th, and approving the text of the draft bill. The late May date is thought to have been fixed upon because it will facilitate University and Leaving Certificate students…

#UCCVotes Survey – Irish Unity Referendum

On March 6th & 7th UCC Students’ Union, in response to a student petition signed by around 1000 UCC students, will hold a referendum to decide their position on Irish Unity. The question put to students will be to decide the Students’ Union’s position on a United Ireland. The referendum is supported by several political…

Referendum to raise capitation by €50 announced

A referendum on the Students’ Union’s position on Irish Unity was already confirmed to run alongside the SU elections on March 6th & 7th, but today it was announced that a second referendum will take place across the two days. The referendum will ask students to increase their capitation costs by €50. The capitation fee is part…