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Notice of the Taking of Referendum

Notice is hearby given, as issued by Rory Hanniffy, Local Returning Officer, Constituency: Laois-Offaly, that referendums will be taken on the proposals contained in these Bills:

Thirty-ninth Amendment of the Constutition (The Family) Bill 2023

Fortieth Amendment of the Constitution (Care) Bill 2023

The poll will be held on the 8th day of March 2024, between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

Please review the newspaper notice, issued by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, outlining further details on:

  • Who is eligible to vote in the referendums
  • To find out if your details are included on Register of Electors (
  • How to apply for a Postal and Special Vote and relevant application deadlines