Ed Davitt

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Welcome: Billy Lawless greets President Obama at Copernicus Community Center. Photograph: whitehouse.gov

When Billy Lawless takes his seat for the 25th Seanad’s first meeting, on Wednesday, he will be doing so as a representative of arguably the largest (...)

The Constitutional Convention recommended in 2013 that Irish citizens abroad should be allowed to vote in Irish elections

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 continen(...)

Sean Phelan: ‘The Irish State remains tied to an electoral system that cannot deal with the simple fact that people move between Ireland and elsewhere.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

At the heart of the question of whether Irish emigrants should be given the right to vote is recognising that we live in a time where people and thing(...)