Sinn Féin Seanad spokesperson for the arts, youth affairs and LGBTQI rights, Senator Fintan Warfield is encouraging young people to people to get registered before the 25th November deadline, particularly if you have turned 18 or are turning 18 before February 15th.

Senator Warfield said:

“It is increasingly important that young people get registered to vote and have their say on issues that affect them on a daily basis. Austerity hurt young people, damaged their future here, and the ‘recovery’ has yet to be felt by the majority.

“When you consider the Marriage Equality Referendum turnout, it is evident that young people can mobilise in massive numbers.

“I’m encouraging young people to get registered to vote, to ensure their concerns are on the political agenda and to demand a better future.

“You can download a registration from and check your details on www.checktheregister.ie”