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Limerick Mayor John Moran. Alamy Stock Photo
The Daily Poll

Poll: Should Dublin have a directly elected mayor?

John Moran has become Ireland’s first ever directly elected mayor.

YESTERDAY JOHN MORAN became Limerick’s first directly elected mayor.

Before now, elected councillors chose among themselves who would take the role of mayor and the term only lasted one year.

In Dublin, the Department of Local Government has said there are no plans as of yet to have a directly elected mayor as they’re still considering a report on the matter.

With Moran paving the way as the first-ever directly elected mayor in Ireland,  should the capital follow suit?

So today we’re asking: Should Dublin have a directly elected mayor?


Poll Results:

Yes (4283)
No (1562)
I don't live in Dublin (864)
Unsure (381)

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