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#Weekend voting

# weekend-voting - Monday 1 February, 2016

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday
# Call It Already Enda
# Call It Already Enda

Nearly everyone wants the election held on a Friday

Feb 1st 2016, 11:00 PM 11,582 Views 44 Comments

A new poll shows strong support for Friday over Thursday.

# weekend-voting - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Students criticised for failing to get out the vote in children's referendum
# Weekend Voting
# Weekend Voting

Students criticised for failing to get out the vote in children's referendum

Nov 17th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,790 Views 52 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland has been criticised by Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell in the wake of the low turnout in the children’s referendum last weekend.

# weekend-voting - Monday 12 November, 2012

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting
# Voting
# Voting

'Day of the week didn't cause low turnout,' insists TD who backs weekend voting

Nov 12th 2012, 3:31 PM 4,378 Views 30 Comments

Alan Farrell hopes to introduce legislation that would see all elections and referenda held on weekends or rest days and insists he has not been deterred by Saturday’s low turnout.

# weekend-voting - Friday 22 June, 2012

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends
# Voting
# Voting

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,646 Views 36 Comments

Alan Farrell wants polling days to be held on Saturdays or Sundays in order to prevent school disruptions and allow for more people to vote.