Further to Brian Hayes’ ‘controversial’ thoughts on the matter.
Mark Phillips, of Future Matters, writes:
This comic [above] shows the reality the thousands or Irish people face once they move abroad to find work. Not only has our economy discarded of them, so too has our democracy.
As part of the Seanad reform proposed by Katherine Zappone and Fergal Quinn, emigrants would finally have some say in their country.
I hope this makes people see the potential for a reformed Seanad as they consider how to vote next week. A No vote would help make votes for those abroad a reality; a Yes vote would wipe out any realistic possibility.