Register of Electors

Polling day is scheduled for 08/03/2024.
Applications to register or change details to be eligible to vote at the referendums on the 8th March closed on the 20 February 2024. Applications received after this time will be considered after polling day.
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,
Franchise Section,
Dundrum Office Park,
Off Main Street,
Dundrum,
Dublin 14
D14YY00

 

Dundrum Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday:

9.30 AM - 12.30 PM
1.30 PM - 4.30 PM
Closed for lunch: 12.30 PM - 1.30 PM

 

Email: registerofelectors@dlrcoco.ie

Phone: (01) 2054 880

Referendums 8th March Registration:

Applications to register or change details to be eligible to vote at the referendums on the 8th March closed on the 20 February 2024.
Applications received after this time will be considered after polling day.

Polling information cards are currently being delivered to electors. If you have not received a polling information card you can still vote if you are eligible and included on the electoral register. Go to your polling station, bringing photographic identification with you and if the presiding officer is satisfied with your identification, they will give you a stamped ballot paper. Valid forms of ID include documents such as a passport, drivers licence or public services card.

To find your local Polling Station click on the link: Find My Polling Station

You can continue to search for your electoral record on www.voter.ie but at this time it is not possible to submit a request to register or edit details.

The register will re-open on Saturday 9th March 2024.


NOTICE OF THE TAKING OF A REFERENDUM

Notice is hereby given that referendums will be taken on the proposal contained in these Bills.

  • Thirty-ninth Amendment of the Constitution (The Family) Bill 2023
  • Fortieth Amendment of the Constitution (Care) Bill 2023

The Bill may be viewed at www.oireachtas.ie

The poll will be held on the 8th day of March 2024, between the hours of 7:00AM and 10:00PM.

Issued by the Local Returning Officer.

To be eligible to vote at the referendums on the 8th March 2024, you must have reached the age of 18 on polling day, be an Irish citizen and be living in the State.

 


 

The electoral registration process has changed, The Electoral Reform Act 2022 came into effect in October 2022. The Draft and Live Registers have now been replaced by a Rolling Register of Electors. The Rolling Register will be continuously updated.

When you are applying online to register to vote or update your details a PPSN, date of birth and Eircode are required. 

If you do not have a PPSN or do not wish to provide it, you may still apply for entry onto the register or update your details by completing a ERF1 form.

*Note: Already registered voters will not be removed if they do not provide this information.

Please note that the onus is on all electors to check that all their details and voter status are correct on Voter.ie or on CheckTheRegister.ie

Do you have a question? There is an FAQ section located at the bottom of this page!

 

How do I register to vote?

Age: Every resident aged 18 years and upwards is entitled to be on the register. A person may register from the age of 16 years of age, however they will not be able to vote until they are 18.

You can now register to vote online on www.voter.ie or on www.checktheregister.ie or by completing Form ERF1 and returning the form to us at: 

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,
Franchise Section,
Dundrum Office Park,
Off Main Street,
Dundrum,
Dublin 14
D14YY00

No fixed abode: If you have no fixed address you can still register online at www.checktheregister.ie or by completing Form ERF2. Please contact us if you would like further information registerofelectors@dlrcoco.ie / 01 205 4880.

 

How do I check if I am on the Register of Electors?

Check the Register at www.voter.ie or www.checktheregister.ie

 

Reasons to amend your details on the Register

Someone in your household has become 16 years old and can now pre-register.
You may have changed address.
You want to update or correct your personal details.
You wish to be removed from the Register.

You can amend your details online on www.voter.ie or www.checktheregister.ie

You can also contact us at registerofelectors@dlrcoco.ie or (01) 205 4880.

Your vote is important. Please check www.voter.ie to see if you are currently registered, or contact our Franchise Section on (01) 205 4880.

Local Electoral Area Local Government Electors as of 18th December 2023
Blackrock 25,936
Dún Laoghaire 33,947
Dundrum 29,542
Glencullen/Sandyford 23,072
Killiney/Shankill 30,371
Stillorgan 22,764
Total: 165,632

 

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Application Forms for the Register of Electors
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Foirm ERF1 - Clárú chun vóta a chaitheamh nó sonraí a nuashonrú
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Form EP1 - Registration of European Elector
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Special Voting Provisions
Form SV1 - Application for name to be added to the special voters list
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Postal Voting Provisions
Form PV2 - Application for postal vote due to illness or disability
Form PV2 - Application for postal vote due to illness or disability
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FORM PV4 -Work/service or study reasons
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Voting Entitlement
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Voting and Elections
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How Members of Local Authorities Are Elected
How Members of Local Authorities are Elected
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An tSlí a dToghtar Comhaltaí na nÚdaras Áitiúil
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How Ireland's MEPs are Elected
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The Referendum in Ireland
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Polling Scheme
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FAQ

The location of Polling Stations are updated in the run-up to any election/referendum.

Find My Polling Station

In order to comply with Data Protection regulations, our system is set up to only confirm exact details that are inputted on the query page.  

 

Have you highlighted the correct townland from the drop down list?

Have you tried to search for your details by entering your Eircode?

Have you entered your full Christian name and surname e.g., Anthony McVeigh could be entered as Tony McVeigh?

The entries on the register are what is put on your form, some electors have a given name but go by another name e.g., Margaret but is known as Peggy.

You could have put Patrick on your form and are searching under Paddy or Pat.

Surnames beginning with O’Reilly, McMahon/Mac or Irish names could have spaces or fada’s e.g., Ó Bradaigh or Uί Bhroin.

Hyphenated names could have a space or a hyphen.

No. You must be on the Register to be able to vote.

Presidential :  Resident Irish citizens can vote in Referendum or

                        Presidential Election, Dáil Elections, European   

                        Elections and Local Elections.

Dáil:                Resident British citizens (D) can vote in Dáil

                        Elections and Local Elections.

European:      Resident EU citizens (E) can vote in European

                        Elections and Local Elections.

Local:             Resident Non-EU citizens (L) can vote in Local

                        Elections.

*as indicated on the register.

Citizenship: every adult resident in the state is entitled to be registered; their citizenship determines the type of elections they may vote in.

Irish - Irish Citizens: may vote at every election and Referendum.

British - British Citizens: may vote at Dáil and Local Elections.

British/EU Citizen: may vote at Dail, European and Local Elections.

EU – European Citizens: may vote at European and Local Elections.

Non-EU - Non-European Citizens: may vote at Local Elections.

Potential EU – Potential European Citizens: may vote at Local Elections.

Firstly you should contact our office at 01 205 4880 and clarify that you are registered at your correct address and have the correct status/nationality.  Once these two details have been confirmed as correct, you can then be given directions to the correct Polling Station in order for you to use your vote.

The location of Polling Stations are updated in the run-up to any election/referendum.

Find My Polling Station

The polling card is not mandatory for voting.  However, even if you have received a polling card, you will need to bring one of the following documents as proof of identification:

  • Passport
  • A current Driving Licence
  • An Employee identity card containing a photograph
  • A student identity card issued by an educational institution and containing a photograph
  • A Travel document containing name and photograph
  • A Bank or Savings or Credit Union book containing address
  • A temporary Residence Certificate card
  • A cheque card*
  • A credit card*
  • A birth certificate*
  • A marriage certificate*

*The last 4 items must be accompanied by a further document which established the address of the holder in the constituency or local electoral area.

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