The campaigns for referendums on family and women in the home are under way. Voters will go to the polls on 8 March.

The Electoral Commission launched its independent information campaign at an event in the TU Dublin Grangegorman Campus this morning, and will be sending out information leaflets to more than two million households in the coming days.

There will be two questions put to the people in these twin referendums.

Watch our video with RTÉ News political reporter Mary Regan to find out what you need to know.

Video by Eleanor Mannion with Mary Regan