Referendum on Regulation of Divorce
A Referendum Commission has been established for a referendum on the regulation of divorce. The referendum will be held alongside votes for the European and local elections on the 24th May 2019.

The Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan TD, has proposed that the current four-year time limit an estranged couple must spend apart before they can divorce would be set by legislators and reduced to two years.

Relevant Links

  • Independent Guide to the Referendum on Regulation of Divorce
  • Referendum Commission's website