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Divorce Referendum (2019): Why I’m Voting “Yes”

Are you kidding me? Of course I am voting “Yes” on this. Even if I had zero experience or connection to somebody who has, or is currently going through, divorce proceedings in this country I would still be voting “Yes” … Continue reading

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The Blasphemy Referendum: Why I’m Voting “Yes”

Yes, that’s right. We are having a referendum on Friday, though you’d be hard pressed to find much mention of it among political parties, the media or anyone else. The 37th amendment to the Irish constitution is flying very much … Continue reading

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8th Amendment Repeal: Why I’m Voting “Yes”

I’m going to be voting “Yes” on the 25th May, for the repeal of the 8th Amendment, and you should to. I was originally planning on a lengthy post, but after some thought I realised that is wasn’t necessary. Because the reasons … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Victory

There are only a few things that I want to say today. The turnout was huge and the margin of victory was overwhelming. The electorate of Ireland was not duped by a disgraceful campaign of lies, fear, scaremongering and misinformation … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: One Day Out

So. I could try a number of things here. Another link dump for the past 24 hours worth of news. An appeal to emotional. An appeal to rationality. All of those things can be found throughout the internet and social … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Two Days Out

Less than 48 hours until the polls open! Last night there was a debate. I did not watch it. I’m confident that if I had, I would have thought “Yes” won, while “No” voters will think “No” won. And the … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Referendum: Three Days Out

Hotting up now, a veritable avalanche of news every time I turn to Google. Despite the fact that most polls indicate that a huge majority – up to 80% or more – have already made up their minds, both sides … Continue reading

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