IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NON-IRISH NATIONALS (and Irish Nationals too).
Irish Citizenship Is Not Needed To Vote in Local Elections
In June 2004, local government elections will take place in Ireland to elect public representatives to each of the 34 local authorities in the country. To vote you only need to be over the age of 18.
It’s Not Too Late
To Register Your Intention To Vote …
If you would like to vote in the June 2004 local elections you need to fill out an Application for Registration to the Register of Electors before 1st November 2003. These forms are available by calling to or telephoning the Franchise Section in your local authority. This register will be published and displayed publicly between 1st and 25th November in libraries, post offices and other public buildings and you should check to ensure your details are correct.
Non-Irish Citizens Can Also Be Elected As A Local Representatives
To stand for local government election, Irish citizenship is not required either. The information note accompanying this poster includes more information on registering, voting and standing for election.
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If you would like to know more, you can contact the NCCRI on 01-478 5777 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or Integrating Ireland on 01-478 3490 or by emailing email@example.com. Local authorities also have detailed information and their contact details are included on the information note.