Election 2024

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European Election and Local Elections are being held on Friday, 7th June 2024. Polling stations open from 7am - 10pm #voteprolife

Local and European Elections 2024

There are two elections taking place on the same day on Friday, 7th June 2024. Polling stations are open from 7 a.m.–10 p.m. If you are over 18 years and your name is included in the electoral register you are entitled to vote in the local area in which you live. You can check online at checktheregister.ie.


European Elections

Ireland is entitled to 14 MEPs in the Tenth European Parliament. They are to be elected on the electoral system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote (PR-STV) in three constituencies:

  • Dublin (4 seats)
  • Midlands–North-West (5 seats)
  • South (5 seats)




Local Elections

There are 31 Local Government Authorities in Ireland

In total there are 137 electoral areas in Ireland and each of them elects a number of Councillors. The number of County and City Councillors to be elected is 949. They make policy decisions at local level.  

It is not necessary to be an Irish citizen to vote in a Local Election. 



Mayor Election - Limerick Only

There are 13 candidates running in the Limerick mayoral election:

  • Sarah Beasley, Aontú
  • Daniel Butler, Fine Gael
  • Frankie Daly, Independent
  • Ruairí Fahy, People Before Profit–Solidarity
  • Laura Keyes, An Rabharta Glas – Green Left
  • Brian Leddin, Green Party
  • John Moran, Independent
  • Helen O’Donnell, Independent
  • Elisa O’Donovan, Social Democrats
  • Maurice Quinlivan, Sinn Féin
  • Dee Ryan, Fianna Fáil
  • Conor Sheehan, Labour Party
  • Gerben Uunk, Party for Animal Welfare

    

    


Help us to gather information

There are 73 candidates in total standing for the European Elections; 23 candidates running in both the constituencies of Ireland South and Dublin, while 27 candidates are contesting the Midlands North West constituency.

There are over 1800 candidates standing for the local elections in 31 local government authorities. 

Due to the massive amount of candidates, we are asking all our supporters to ask and / or email your candidates for their position on abortion. Please send us that information and we will keep updating our lists!

Please send information to info@thelifeinstitute.net

At a Glance

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April, 30, 2024

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What's this about?

European Election and Local Elections are being held on Friday, 7th June 2024. Polling stations open from 7am - 10pm #voteprolife