Majority of voters say they will vote yes on two upcoming referendums

Proposals to amend the definition of the family and to delete the reference to women’s place in the home likely to pass

The poll also asked people their views on the constitutional wording around family and care with almost half (48 per cent) of people saying the current wording around a woman’s place in the home was “outdated and undermines Irish women’s role in society.”

More than half of voters in Ireland have said they will vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming referendums on changing the wording of the constitution, according to the latest Business Post/Red C poll.

On March 8, International Women’s Day, people will be asked to vote on whether to make two changes to the wording of the constitution.

The first amendment deals with the definition of family in Ireland, while the second deals with the provision of ...