Updated : 09/04/2014
Foreign EU citizens are automatically put on the electoral roll for municipal elections at the time of registration of residence.
To vote in municipal elections you must:
Voting in municipal elections isn't compulsory.
To be eligible to stand as a candidate you must:
A person in active service in the Defence Forces or a person who has been convicted of a criminal offence by a court and is serving a prison sentence may not stand as a candidate.
Foreign EU citizens can become mayors or members of the mayor's executive committee.Still need help?