Ireland to hold referendum on blasphemy law

Source: BBC News

The Republic of Ireland will hold a referendum on whether to change its laws against blasphemy.


It is expected that the vote will be held on the same day as the Presidential election, which is likely to take place in October.

The move is part of a commitment made in the programme for government.

The previous Fine Gael-Labour coalition, which governed from 2011 to 2016, had promised a vote on the law.

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