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#RIGHT TO VOTE

# right-to-vote - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Evening Poll: Are you in favour of giving emigrants the right to vote in a presidential election?

Mar 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 29,003 Views 146 Comments

However, Enda didn’t specify when the referendum will take place.

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Referendum to be held to give Irish abroad vote in presidential elections

Mar 12th 2017, 5:00 PM 59,041 Views 219 Comments

If passed, it would mean those North of the border would be able to cast their vote for the first time.

# right-to-vote - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Irish in Britain being 'lovebombed' into staying in EU - but why?

Jun 5th 2016, 8:15 AM 290 Views 127 Comments

Irish government is sending in the troops to support the anti-Brexit side, writes historian Bryce Evans, without giving Irish emigrants anything back.

# right-to-vote - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won't be listening
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Catalonia WILL vote on independence this Sunday, but Madrid won't be listening

Nov 5th 2014, 10:08 AM 8,023 Views 58 Comments

The vote is set to go ahead in defiances of legal challenges by central Government.

# right-to-vote - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17

Feb 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 263 Views 95 Comments

I will inherit the actions of the electorate’s decisions for decades to come, so why shouldn’t I be able to influence government policy too, asks Adam Houlihan.

# right-to-vote - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago
# Suffragettes
# Suffragettes

Pics, video: Suffragette movement 100 years ago

Dec 30th 2012, 9:25 AM 7,418 Views 13 Comments

In 1912, the suffragettes were engaged in an increasingly confrontational campaign to secure voting rights for women which included bomb attacks and hunger strikes.

# right-to-vote - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 17?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 17?

Dec 1st 2012, 10:00 AM 5,525 Views 113 Comments

The Constitutional Convention, kicking off today, is to consider lowering the minimum voting age. What would you do?

# right-to-vote - Saturday 22 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey
# Famous Words
# Famous Words

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey

Sep 22nd 2012, 10:30 AM 5,524 Views 19 Comments

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, a former dragon to the den chooses a speech from the women’s suffrage movement in the US.