One of the travelling troika – Michael Healy-Rae, IndependentTD. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

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Ireland is out of step with the majority of democratic countries in disenfranchising citizens once they move abroad, the Votes for Irish Citizens Abroad (VICA) campaign said on Wednesday.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Ireland is out of step with the majority of democratic countries in disenfranchising citizens once they move abroad, the Votes for Irish Citizens Abro(...)

Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan with Consul General in New York Barbara Jones and director general of the GAA Paraic Duffy at Dublin Castle yesterday before a panel discussion on the diaspora and emigrant welfare. Photograph: Lensmen Photography

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