divorce referendum



Divorce referendum bill clears final legislative hurdle

Legislation providing for a referendum on divorce to be held next month has cleared both houses of the Oireachtas without opposition.

Published 12 April 2019

Divorce referendum bill passed by the Dáil

Legislation providing for the May referendum on divorce has been approved by the Dáil and is now set to be considered by the Seanad.

Published 4 April 2019

Full wording of divorce referendum amendment revealed

Proposals to amend the Constitution to remove the requirement for spouses to live apart for a minimum of four years out of the preceding five before they can be granted a divorce have been published.

Published 27 March 2019

Cabinet to finalise divorce referendum wording

The Cabinet is to finalise the wording of the divorce referendum, to be held in May.

Published 26 March 2019