A quarter of a million Irish citizens have emigrated since 2008.
70% of them are in their 20s.
‘Irish Diaspora Voting‘ facilitates unofficial democratic representation for Ireland’s diaspora allowing Irish citizens abroad to engage symbolically in Irish politics and ‘serve as evidence for the urgent need of an adequate postal voting system’
Kerry Guinan writes:
Here’s a handy new tool to circulate to the Irish abroad ahead of the marriage referendum and in lieu of an adequate postal voting system for diaspora. Its results will be published to provide a more accurate representation of Irish voting preferences, and to express a need to Government for a postal voting system