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Diaspora should be represented in Dáil, says Ciarán Cannon

Minister of State says ‘absolutely crucial’ referendum on emigrant vote passes

Irish citizens abroad should be represented with their own elected official in Dáil Éireann, Minister of State for the Diaspora Ciarán Cannon has said.

Lay 1aThe Government has already made a commitment to hold a referendum in June 2019 to decide whether to extend voting rights in presidential elections to Irish emigrants from 2025.

Mr Cannon said in an…

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