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#vote at 16

# vote-at-16 - This year 2022

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move
# RIGHT TO VOTE
# RIGHT TO VOTE

Give 16-year-olds the vote? TDs are set to debate a motion calling for a referendum on the move

Jun 23rd 2022, 6:00 AM 13,114 Views 74 Comments

Thomas Pringle TD, who initiated the bill, says he would like to see the referendum held alongside the local and European elections in 2024.

# vote-at-16 - All time

'Young people should stay away from politics': Senator criticised for comments as voting age bill blocked
# Vote At 16
# Vote At 16

'Young people should stay away from politics': Senator criticised for comments as voting age bill blocked

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:26 AM 24,412 Views 137 Comments

Sinn Féin Senator Fintan Warfield reintroduced the bill to the committee stage of the Seanad yesterday.

Column: 16-year-olds can pay taxes and join the army - why not let them vote?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 16-year-olds can pay taxes and join the army - why not let them vote?

Feb 25th 2012, 9:15 AM 241 Views 57 Comments

The government is making decisions which adversely affect young people but without allowing them a say, writes Maria Pia Kelly.