Voting

Right to vote
Who is eligible to vote? This document describes the nationality rules for the different types of elections and referendums that take place in Ireland.

Registering to vote
In order to vote in an election or referendum in Ireland, you must be registered to vote. Find out how to register and about the important deadlines you should be aware of to ensure you are registered in time to vote.

Facilities for voters with disabilities
Procedures to help disabled people to exercise their voting rights.

Proportional representation
Proportional representation is the system of voting used in all elections in Ireland. From quotas to recounts, this document explains how it all works.

Voting in a European election
Outlines the procedures for voting in a European election in Ireland. Describes who can vote, how a person can vote, the organisation of the elections, how the votes are counted, how the results are announced and more.

Voting in a general election
Find out about what you need to do on the day of a general election and how to vote.

Voting in a referendum
Who can vote in a referendum in Ireland, where do you cast your vote and how do you cast your vote?