Reform, yes. But remember voters trust the electoral process if not their outcomes

As an addendum to the issue of referendum gridlock the other day, here’s some sound advice from Theresa Reidy of UCC… get an electoral commission together first, and second be bloody careful with what reforms you choose to offer in future

Finally, two things to remember: Voters can become fatigued if they face too many elections, and voters have a high degree of trust in the integrity of the election/referendum process in Ireland.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty