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# disenfranchised - Friday 26 February, 2016

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?

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.

# disenfranchised - Thursday 25 February, 2016

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

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

# disenfranchised - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Human rights court rules that prisoners should be allowed to vote

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.