Fact Sheet # 1: Key Facts

http://www.VotingRights.ie Expanding voting rights is good because expanding the concept of who is Irish is always good. The Early History of Voting in Ireland Until the third decade of the 19th century Catholics could not hold public office including the position of Member of Parliament. In 1829 the Great Liberator Daniel O’ Connell led theContinue reading “Fact Sheet # 1: Key Facts”

Our Value Statement

“We must seek to build together an active, inclusive citizenship; based on participation, equality, respect for all and the flowering of creativity in all its forms.”  President Michael D. Higgins Who We Are: VotingRights.ie is a national civil society campaign seeking to secure voting rights for all Irish citizens’ in future Presidential elections. This includesContinue reading “Our Value Statement”