European and Local Elections Friday 23rd May 2014
European and Local Elections
Friday 23rd May 2014
Polling Stations Open
7.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.
Are you on the Register of Electors?
You can check at your City/County Council’s offices and
on-line at www.checktheregister.ie
If not, there is time to apply for inclusion in the
Supplement in order to vote at the elections.
The European and local elections will take place on Friday, 23rd May 2014.
You cannot vote unless you are on the Register of Electors. Have you
checked recently? To get on the supplement to the register you must be
18 years or over on polling day and be ordinarily resident at the address
at which you want to register. If you are on the register and have moved
address recently, you may apply to get on the supplement at your new
The right to vote is as follows:
Irish, British and other EU Citizens: can vote at the European and local
Non-EU Citizens: can vote at the local elections.
Supplement application forms are available from your City or County
Council and on-line at www.checktheregister.ie. Completed forms must be
received by your City or County Council by Tuesday, 6th May 2014.
Your application must be signed in the presence of a member of the Garda
Síochána from your local Garda Station or, if you establish in writing that
you cannot do so, then in the presence of an official of your City or County
Council. In either case, photographic and other identification may be
required and should be brought with you.
If neither option is viable due to a physical illness or physical disability, the
application form must be accompanied by a medical certificate.
EU citizens other than Irish or British citizens must in certain cases
complete a separate statutory declaration EP1 (available from your City or
County Council office and online at www.checktheregister.ie) in order to
vote at the European elections.
Supplement to the Postal Voters and Special Voters Lists
If you are eligible to vote by post, or are unable to vote in person due to
a physical illness or physical disability and resident in a hospital, nursing
home or similar institution, and you are not on the Postal Voters List or
Special Voters List, you can apply for inclusion in the supplement to these
lists. Application forms are available from your City or County Council.
Completed forms must be received by your City or County Council by
Saturday, 26th April 2014.