POLITICAL PARTIES LEFT RED-FACED AS DONEGAL SNUBS CHILDREN’S REFERENDUM

first_imgIT was the referendum that most people hadn’t a clue about.And less than 30 per cent of the people of Co Donegal bothered to turn out on Saturday to vote in the Children’s Referendum.Taoiseach Enda Kenny insisted: “It’s a democracy, we can’t force people to vote.” But the Saturday turn-out appears to have more to do with the unclear messages from both the main political parties who campaigned for a ‘Yes’ vote and those who opposed it.And the Government’s decision to break the law by financing the ‘Yes’ side of the argument only added to the confusion.Counting begins later today.Donegal is expected to vote No overall.   POLITICAL PARTIES LEFT RED-FACED AS DONEGAL SNUBS CHILDREN’S REFERENDUM was last modified: November 11th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:POLITICAL PARTIES LEFT RED-FACED AS DONEGAL SNUBS CHILDREN’S REFERENDUMlast_img

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