Manner in which referenda are held

The Resolution approving establishment of the Assembly outlines five topics to be considered by the Assembly. The fourth of these is the manner in which referenda are held.

Once consideration of the topic by the Assembly is completed, it will produce a report and make recommendations to the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Schedule of Meetings

It is a matter for the Assembly to structure its work programme and agree a date for consideration of this topic. The Assembly will meet approximately once per month. A full list of all meeting dates is available in the calendar.


The Assembly is interested to hear what citizens and advocacy groups have to say on this topic. A call for submissions will be made prior to the Assembly considering this topic.


Once completed the Report by the Assembly will be available here.

Video Archive

The Citizens’ Assembly will be live streamed and therefore available for the public to view. 

Following this meeting, archive footage will be able to view here