An Toaiseach Enda Kenny has announced that the Children’s Rights Referendum will take place on Saturday November 10th.
More details, including who will chair the referendum commission, will be announced tomorrow following the briefing of opposition leaders.
This will be the second referendum to be held on a Saturday. The first one was the second Nice Treaty referendum.
We have waited a long time for this referendum and while we still await the exact wording, the announcement of a date for the referendum is an important step. We can now, hopefully, look forward to a day when Children’s rights will be included in Bunreacht na hEireann