Category Archives: Children’s Rights Referendum

The Children’s Rights Referendum: Aftermath

When I decided I was going to write something about the last few days of the Children’s Rights Referendum, the vote itself and what it all I meant, I could have had no inkling on the storm that would overtake … Continue reading

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The Children’s Rights Referendum: A Government Balls-Up

It has been a long accepted thing, that “neutral” leaflets from a government are anything but. I spoke about this issue briefly, in the aftermath of the Fiscal Compact referendum. The “neutral” information given out by the referendum commission for … Continue reading

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The Children’s Rights Referendum: Why I’m Voting “Yes”

I would have thought, in the previous years of this amendment being slowly brought to the decision of the people, that my personal decision would be an easy one. Rights for children? Adoption cleaned up? What’s not to like? But … Continue reading

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Recent Polling And The Children’s Rights Referendum

Been quiet here for political commentary for the last while, but here’s a quick round-up of some stuff that’s been catching my eye. The latest Red C poll has two things of note for me. The first is the Fianna … Continue reading

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The Children’s Rights Referendum

It has been many years in the making, but the Children’s Rights Referendum is finally going ahead on November 10th. Text out and everything. It will be interesting to see how the debate goes over this amendment, how the No … Continue reading

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