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The Irish Independent: ‘Taoiseach signals plans to extend voting rights to Irish emigrants’

Mr Kenny said he has asked the new Diaspora Minister Joe McHugh to prioritise allowing Irish living abroad to vote in Presidential elections.
“This is an issue that has been around for a very long time but there have been quite sophisticated advances made in terms of voting from abroad and we need to set out a terms of reference as to the conditions that would apply in terms of who should be eligible to vote,” Mr Kenny said.
Speaking at an event in the Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester, Mr Kenny again offered his condolences to the family of murdered MP Jo Cox.

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