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From TheJournal.ie Prisoners can vote - so why don't they? Disenfranchised

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?

The voting ban in British prisons has been a source of controversy, but here, just one in five who register decide to fill in their ballot papers.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place Disenfranchised

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place

Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote Voting Rights

Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote

In Ireland prisoners currently have the right to vote, but it’s not the same story across the EU. The ECHR has ruled that a blanket ban is illegal.