Welcome to the Referendum Commission
An Coimisiún Toghcháin, the Electoral Commission has taken over the functions of the Referendum Commission.
Learn about their work on Ireland’s referendums and elections at www.electoralcommission.ie.
Who we are
The Referendum Commission is an independent body that explains the subject matter of referendum proposals, promotes public awareness of a referendum, and encourages the electorate to vote. It is open to the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to appoint a Commission any time a referendum is to be held.Learn More
Frequently Asked Questions
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