Mc Hugh welcomes referendum to expand voting rights in Presidential elections

first_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Mc Hugh welcomes referendum to expand voting rights in Presidential elections Twitter Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp WhatsApp Plans for a referendum to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in Presidential elections have been welcomed by Diaspora Minister Joe Mc Hugh.Minister McHugh says it is a historic recognistion of the strong and enduring links between Ireland and its citizens across the world.Speaking from Philadelphia, he added that the announcement gives rise to a range of legal, policy and practical issues.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/06mchughweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.The Government has also agreed that work will now commence on modernising the voter resgistration process. Facebook Google+ Previous articleMagee expansion must be prioritised by new administration – U4DNext articleMac Lochlainn claims FF are sending out mixed messages on Brexit News Highland center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – March 13, 2017 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Homepage BannerNews Google+last_img read more