Cast your vote for a good time at the pooling station in the Aqua Dome this Friday! We have a referendum family special offer this Friday the 22nd of May – ONLY €21 for 2 adults + 3 children. This is a savings of over €31 so come on down and enjoy a splashing good time at the Aqua Dome.
What better way to entertain the kids this Friday by bringing them down to the Aqua Dome either before or after voting and enjoy all the fun of the Aqua Dome! We are open from 10am to 10pm on Friday so there is plenty of time to avail of this referendum special offer!
Marriage Referendum and the Age of Presidential Candidates Referendum on Friday the 22nd of May 2015
In this referendum, you may vote Yes or No to the proposal to include a new clause about marriage in the Constitution. This new clause provides that two people may marry each other regardless of their sex.
The proposed amendment to the Constitution is contained in the Thirty-Fourth Amendment of the Constitution (Marriage Equality) Bill 2015.
It is proposed to add the following to Article 41 of the Constitution:
“Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex.”
The Age of Presidential Candidates Referendum
In this referendum, you may vote YES or NO to the proposal to reduce the age at which candidates are eligible for election to the office of President from 35 to 21.The proposal is contained in the Thirty-Fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Age of Eligibility for Election to the Office of President) Bill 2015. The current Article 12.4.1° of the Constitution states:
‘Every citizen who has reached his thirty-fifth year of age is eligible for election to the office of President’.
It is proposed to replace this with:
‘Every citizen who has reached the age of twenty-one years is eligible for election to the office of President’.