Posts Tagged ‘saturday voting’

Saturday polls would end regressive practice of schools being closed for voting

4th October 2013

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North, Alan Farrell, has called for the holding of elections and referenda on Saturdays or Sundays, to bring an end the practice where over 1,000 schools are closed every time the people go to the polls. “The closure of over […]

Students can prove their strength in numbers by voting in the Children’s Referendum

7th November 2012

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell is urging students to use this weekend’s Children’s Referendum as an opportunity to demonstrate the significance of the student vote and play their part in changing of the Constitution. “The Children’s Referendum will be the first time […]

Farrell welcomes Saturday Voting for Children’s Referendum

18th September 2012

Fine Gael TD for Dublin North Alan Farrell has welcomed today’s announcement by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny that the Children’s Referendum will be held on a Saturday. “Earlier this year I introduced a Bill to the Dáil to legislate for weekend voting, on the basis […]