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Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?
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Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?

Feb 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,326 Views 45 Comments

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.

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

Feb 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,231 Views 38 Comments

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

Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote
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Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote

May 23rd 2012, 1:38 PM 3,035 Views 24 Comments

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.