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#vote at 16

# vote-at-16 - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'Young people should stay away from politics': Senator criticised for comments as voting age bill blocked

Sinn Féin Senator Fintan Warfield reintroduced the bill to the committee stage of the Seanad yesterday.

# vote-at-16 - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Column: 16-year-olds can pay taxes and join the army - why not let them vote?

The government is making decisions which adversely affect young people but without allowing them a say, writes Maria Pia Kelly.