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Facebook prompts users to check they are on voting register

Two million Irish social network users reminded to get election-ready in voter awareness campaign

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

19th January, 2016
Voters can still get on the supplementary register if they move fast. Pic:

Facebook is running a voter awareness drive to promote turnout in the general election.

There are two million people using Facebook in Ireland on a daily basis.

The company is sending reminders to all Facebook users over 18 tomorrow to check the electoral register to ensure they are able to vote.

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