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Council to hold voter registration clinics in Dundalk and Drogheda

Louth County Council
The entrance to County Hall, Dundalk. Photo Credit: Adrian Crawley.

Louth County Council have confirmed they are holding registration clinics in Dundalk and Drogheda this weekend to faciliate people who want to apply to get on the voter register supplement ahead of the general election in a little over three weeks time.

Both County Hall in Dundalk and the Civic Offices on Fair Street in Drogheda will be open to the public on Saturday January 18 between 10am and 4pm to allow people to submit application forms in person for inclusion on the supplementary voters register.

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People are advised to check http://checktheregister.ie/ or with their local authority to see whether they are included in the 2019/2020 electoral register or the supplement to the register of voters. You can contact the council via their Franchise section at 1890 202 303 or by emailing [email protected]

If details are not on the electoral register or the supplement, people can download an application form from http://checktheregister.ie/ or in-person at the county council offices during office hours or this Saturday.

After filling out the form, it must be stamped and signed in the presence of a garda officer at a Garda Station. Forms must then be returned and reach the local authority on or before close of business on January 22 2020 in order for people to be registered for this election. People must call to the local authority to register, or send by post.

The RFA2 form to apply to be included on the voter’s register supplement is available by clicking here. The completed RFA2 form to must be returned to Louth County Council by 5.00 pm on Wednesday January 22.

People are advised to check http://checktheregister.ie/ or with their local authority to see whether they are included in the 2019/2020 electoral register. If their details are included, no further action is necessary. If not, people must next check if their details are included in the supplement to the register of electors. If their details are included in the supplement to the register of electors, again no further action is required.

If details are not on the electoral register or the supplement, people can download an application form from http://checktheregister.ie/ or in-person at the county council offices. After filling out the form, it must be stamped and signed in the presence of a garda officer at a Garda Station. Forms must then be returned and reach the local authority on or before close of business on January 22 2020 in order for people to be registered for this election. People must call to the local authority to register, or send by post.

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