Category Archives: Constitutional Convention

Constitutional Convention: Blasphemy

Here’s an open and shut one if I ever saw it. Blasphemy What can you say? Having open references to religion in the constitution is bad enough. But having exact article related to the “crime” of blasphemy? Well, let’s just … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Convention: Non-Resident Voting

The Constitutional Convention is back, after a fairly lengthy absence. It has a slightly fuller schedule for the reminder of its existence though, and the next thing up on the agenda is an important one. Non-Resident Voting Simply put, this … Continue reading

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Constitutional Convention: Dail Electoral Reform, Part Two

Continuing on from my last post, here are some more brief thoughts on some general topics related to the reform of the Dail electoral system. Single-Seat Constituencies An interesting idea, to be sure. Ireland’s current system allows for larger constituencies … Continue reading

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Constitutional Convention: Dail Electoral Reform

Its constitutional convention time again, as “ccven” gears up for the first of two meetings to discuss the issue of Dail electoral reform. Seeing as how the convention will be taking two meetings to discuss this topic, I figured I … Continue reading

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Constitutional Convention: Same Sex Marriage

This one is a little different to the last few issues the constitutional convention has discussed, in that it is actually an important issue that deserves some constitutional discussion. This is going to be a short and sweet post, because … Continue reading

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Constitutional Convention: Role Of Women And Women In Politics

So, session two. Both of the issues up for discussion concern women in politics, though only one of them is of any real importance. Role of Women This one, to the best of knowledge, concerns Article 41 of the constitution … Continue reading

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Constitutional Convention: The Voting Age And Presidential Term Limits

The constitutional convention is currently holding its first working meeting. Such is the lack of publicity, that it has somewhat blindsided me, hence the late write-up. The lack of publicity might well be explained by the topics being discussed, which … Continue reading

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