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County council and MEP vote to take place on Friday, June 7

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Friday, June 7, has been chosen as the day for the upcoming European and local elections. Tens of thousands of Clare people will cast their votes on that day to choose who will sit on Clare County Council and represent Ireland South in the European Parliament.
The Minister for Local Government, Darragh O’Brien (FF) today made the order appointing Friday, 7 June 2024 as the polling day and 7am to 10pm to be the hours of polling at the European Parliament and local elections.
The Minister has appointed Barry Ryan, a Principal Officer in the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, to be the chief returning officer for the European Parliament elections. He has also appointed returning officers for the three European Parliament constituencies in which 14 MEPs are to be elected for the 2024-2029 parliamentary term.
Martin Harvey, Cork City Sheriff, will be returning officer for the five seat South constituency.
The returning officers for the three European constituencies will in the coming days give public notice of the times for receiving nominations and of the application requirements.
The local authority returning officers for local elections will also give public notice of the times for receiving nominations and of the application requirements.
A person eligible to vote but not yet registered as an elector still has time to apply for entry in the register of electors. To be eligible to vote a person must be 18 years of age or over on or before polling day and be ordinarily resident in the constituency in which you wish to vote.
Everyone is encouraged to check that their details are correct and up to date at www.checktheregister.ie.

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