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# Polling Station

Last year
# Your Say
Poll: Should politics be kept out of sports?
Tournaments such as the LIV Golf tour and the Qatar World Cup have prompted debate on the mixing of the two.
All time
# vote vote vote
When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
Happy voting!
FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?
The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.
# 999
Fears lack of staff at emergency centre could see 'one garda directing 100 cars'
The new centre is due to start work this month.
# building defects
'Complete confusion' over polling station location in Tyrrelstown in wake of last minute school shut-down
It’s understood that officials are heading to Tyrrelstown to put up more signs about where to vote.
# cast your vote
You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years
The Taoiseach has outlined his referendum plans for the next two years
# Election 2014
This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
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.
# Poll Position
Why are schools used as polling places?
There are some very sensible reasons why hundreds of primary schools will close today to facilitate voting.
# selfless acts
Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.
# one man one vote
It's election day in North Korea and people have one option: 'Yes'.
In the absence of any competing candidates, voters are simply required to mark “Yes” next to the name on the ballot sheet.
# polling hours
TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone
Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.
# Mali
'Large turn-out' in Mali's first election since French intervention
The election is seen as vital for restoring constitutional order after a coup in March last year.
# get the lead out
Why do polling stations use pencils instead of pens?
You wondered. We asked.
# Democracy
PHOTOS: People living on Donegal islands go to the polls
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.
# GE11
Fine Gael set to lead but without overall majority: poll
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.