Abolition of Seanad Éireann and Court of Appeal referendums
The referendum proposals were on whether or not you wanted to abolish Seanad Éireann and whether or not you wanted to establish a Court of Appeal and make other changes to the Courts system.
1. Seanad Éireann Referendum
Thirty-second Amendment of the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Éireann) Bill 2013.
The proposal to abolish Seanad Éireann was put to the people on 4 October 2013.
The proposal was rejected by the people.
2. Court of Appeal Referendum
Thirty-third Amendment of the Constitution (Court of Appeal) Bill 2013
The proposal was approved by the people.
You can read the Referendum Commission’s report online or download a PDF copy of the report.Download