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Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?
The voting ban in British prisons has been a source of controversy, but here, just one in five who register decide to fill in their ballot papers.
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Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place
Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.
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Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote
In Ireland prisoners currently have the right to vote, but it’s not the same story across the EU. The ECHR has ruled that a blanket ban is illegal.