a large majority of owners choice in Ireland for a more liberal divorce law voted. The government wants to allow divorces if couples two instead of four years, have lived separately.
in a Referendum have voted, the persons entitled to vote in Ireland for a more liberal divorce law. So far, a married couple of four years have to live separated before you can divorce. Approximately 82 percent voted for a constitutional amendment. The Irish government wants to introduce a law that allows a divorce after two years of Separation.
Ireland has the lowest divorce rate in the Union - the Irish divorce law, as one of the strictest in the EU. Until 1995, divorces were even forbidden.
On the Referendum 51 percent of the electorate participated. It was parallel held in the European election. In the European elections has fetched according to forecasts, the pro-European government Fine Gael party of Prime Minister Leo Varadkar the most votes.Referendum in Ireland, completed: "It's about freedom, autonomy" prognosis: majority for the end of the prohibition of Abortion in Ireland, news Atlas |Ireland |Dublin