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#Polling Station

# polling-station - Saturday 8 February, 2020

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
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# Vote Vote Vote

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,029 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

# polling-station - Friday 13 December, 2019

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?
# DUP
# DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

Dec 13th 2019, 5:07 PM 151,897 Views 23 Comments

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

# polling-station - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Fears lack of staff at emergency centre could see 'one garda directing 100 cars'
# 999
# 999

Fears lack of staff at emergency centre could see 'one garda directing 100 cars'

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 19,007 Views 18 Comments

The new centre is due to start work this month.

# polling-station - Friday 26 October, 2018

'Complete confusion' over polling station location in Tyrrelstown in wake of last minute school shut-down
# Building Defects
# Building Defects

'Complete confusion' over polling station location in Tyrrelstown in wake of last minute school shut-down

Oct 26th 2018, 2:00 PM 13,354 Views 9 Comments

It’s understood that officials are heading to Tyrrelstown to put up more signs about where to vote.

# polling-station - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Cast Your Vote
# Cast Your Vote

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Aug 1st 2017, 6:05 AM 19,729 Views 49 Comments

The Taoiseach has outlined his referendum plans for the next two years

# polling-station - Saturday 24 May, 2014

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

May 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 14,624 Views 55 Comments

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

# polling-station - Friday 23 May, 2014

Why are schools used as polling places?
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Why are schools used as polling places?

May 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 38,556 Views 181 Comments

There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.

# polling-station - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
# Selfless Acts
# Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

May 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 14,987 Views 20 Comments

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

# polling-station - Sunday 9 March, 2014

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.
# One Man One Vote
# One Man One Vote

It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.

Mar 9th 2014, 9:37 AM 17,027 Views 60 Comments

In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.

# polling-station - Thursday 3 October, 2013

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone
# Polling Hours
# Polling Hours

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:23 AM 3,769 Views 33 Comments

Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.

# polling-station - Sunday 28 July, 2013

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention
# Mali
# Mali

'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention

Jul 28th 2013, 6:15 PM 4,118 Views 2 Comments

The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.

# polling-station - Monday 12 November, 2012

Why do polling stations use pencils instead of pens?
# Get The Lead Out
# Get The Lead Out

Why do polling stations use pencils instead of pens?

Nov 12th 2012, 1:50 PM 71,404 Views 76 Comments

You wondered. We asked.

# polling-station - Monday 28 May, 2012

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls
# Democracy
# Democracy

PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls

May 28th 2012, 4:00 PM 3,217 Views 9 Comments

Some of the 750 voters on the islands off the Donegal coast cast their ballots in the referendum today, three days before the rest of the country.

# polling-station - Saturday 26 February, 2011

Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll
# GE11
# GE11

Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll

Feb 26th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,703 Views 0 Comments

An RTÉ/Millward Brown Lansdowne Poll exit poll indicates that Fine Gael will lead the new government – however Labour may have secured its highest support ever.