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#Voting

From The42 Two Irishmen nominated for English Championship player of the month Irish Abroad

Two Irishmen nominated for English Championship player of the month

Peter Lydon and Declan Cusack have both been impressing with their place-kicking and general play.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow Election

Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow

Greece’s Syriza party has an impressive to-do list if it gets into office.

From TheJournal.ie Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme' Tories

Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme'

One Labour TD is definitely not impressed.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice Diaspora

Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice

Ireland remains amongst a small minority of democracies that fails to provide systems for citizens to vote while abroad – recently emigrated or otherwise.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Let's grow our democracy – let's lower the voting age to 16 Politics

Opinion: Let's grow our democracy – let's lower the voting age to 16

Arguments against allowing teenagers to vote are the exact same as those used against the working classes and women in the past. “They are not intelligent or mature enough”.

From TheJournal.ie ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise Eurozone

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise

An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?

The Taoiseach has said there will be a referendum on it next year – do you think it’s a good idea?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why has there been such silence on lowering the voting age? Voting Age

Opinion: Why has there been such silence on lowering the voting age?

Since January 2013, the issue has effectively fallen off the radar: there have been no public debates, no private conversations and little public awareness.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?

From TheJournal.ie 'Day of Destiny': The UK newspapers on Scotland's vote for independence Will I Stay Or Will I Go?

'Day of Destiny': The UK newspapers on Scotland's vote for independence

‘Don’t leave us this way’ writes The Mirror.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October Empty Seats

Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October

The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution? Kids These Days

Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?

Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

From TheJournal.ie Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place Voting Time

Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing Democracy

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

From TheJournal.ie The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon Monaghan

The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon

Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes Loud Noises

Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes

Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil Hedging His Bets

Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.

From TheJournal.ie Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election East-west

Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election

While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.

From TheJournal.ie Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14 Paper Cuts

Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14

Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…

From TheJournal.ie Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box Golden Ticket

Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box

A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.

From TheJournal.ie This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else) Election 2014

This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)

Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.

From TheJournal.ie So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers) Explainer

So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)

It’s a massive undertaking, with two by-elections taking place alongside the Euros AND the local elections. Here’s what we’re in for…

From TheJournal.ie Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections Voting

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections

It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.

The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote

From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.

From TheJournal.ie This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you? Pics Of The Day

This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you?

Turnout is currently running at about 10 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask Election 2014

Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask

Don’t know your EPP from your elbow? We’ve got you covered.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?

Ever told someone you’d vote for them – just so they’d get out of the damn way?

From TheJournal.ie Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

From TheJournal.ie Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help Undecided

Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help

A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.

Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision

They love us! They really love us!

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections Voting

Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections

Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.

From TheJournal.ie Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India 814 Million

Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India

It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.

From TheJournal.ie 'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe Election 2014

'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe

The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election Democracy

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country Election 2014
From TheJournal.ie Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May Decisions Decisions

Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May

Dublin’s four councils most vote on the issue by 31 March.

From The42 Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress Voting

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress

Delegates are getting set to vote on motions tomorrow in Croke Park.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections Emigrant Voices

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.