Referenda

Referendum - introduction
When the Government wishes to change or amend the Constitution, or introduce a law of national importance, a referendum must be held.

Ordinary referendum
An ordinary referendum is one that does not relate to amending the Constitution. Find out why an ordinary referendum would be held.

Constitutional Referendum in Ireland
A Constitutional Referendum in Ireland occurs each time the Government wishes to change or amend the Constitution.

Voting in a referendum
Who can vote in a referendum in Ireland, where do you cast your vote and how do you cast your vote?

Referendum result in Ireland
Information on how the results of a referendum are determined.

Referendum Commission
A referendum commission is set up to give the public accurate and unbiased information about each new referendum.