Referendum Ireland

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  • General Information and Notices

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  • Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015

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  • Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Age of Eligibility for Election to the Office of President) Bill 2015

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  • For more information on the Referendums please visit the website of the Referendum Commission at www.refcom.ie

Welcome to the website of the Referendum Returning Officer for referendums in Ireland.

Polling at the referendums on the proposals for the amendment of the Constitution contained in the Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015 and the Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Age of Eligibility for Election to the Office of the President) Bill 2015 took place on Friday 22 May 2015.

Results from each constituency received at the Central Count Centre on the day of the count, Saturday 23 May 2015 are available here. For detailed results click on the particular referendum.

In accordance with section 40 of the Referendum Act 1994, the Referendum Returning Officer has drawn up provisional referendum certificates from the constituency results. The provisional certificates were published in Iris Oifigiúil (the Official Gazette) on 26 May 2015. See www.irisoifigiuil.ie.


Age of Eligibility for Election to the Office of President - Final Referendum Certificate

Following confirmation from the Master of the High Court that no petition was lodged with the High Court questioning the validity of the provisional referendum certificate in respect of the referendum on the Age of Eligibility for Election to the Office of the President, the certificate became final and a statement to that effect was endorsed on it by the Referendum Returning Officer on 1 July 2015 and she then sent a copy to the President and the Taoiseach in accordance with section 40(3) of the Referendum Act 1994.


Marriage Equality

The Provisional Referendum Certificate for the Marriage Equality referendum is the subject of court proceedings and has not become final.

Thirty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015

Final Position

% Turnout
 
60.52%
Yes/Tá
 
62.07%
No/Níl
 
37.93%

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