The Irish Times London Letter: Irish disenfranchised at home but may vote on Brexit

Denis Staunton – Ireland’s prohibition is unusual – 120 countries allow their citizens abroad to vote

Hundreds of thousands of Irish people living in Britain will be eligible to vote in the EU referendum on June 23rd, making us the envy of our continental European counterparts. But these same Irish citizens are not allowed to participate in Irish referendums and had no vote in last month’s general election…

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