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.

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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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