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European Elections

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When are the next European Elections?

The next European elections will take place on Friday 24 May 2019.

In the tabs above the picture on this page, you will find links to information about different aspects of the election: 

    • Am I registered?
    • How and where do I vote?
    • Why should I vote?
    • How can I encourage family and friends to vote?

If you cannot find the information you require on this page, please contact our office on Tel 605 7900 or email us

Details of candidates for the European elections will also be published here as soon as they are confirmed.

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government is responsible for the legislation dealing with the registration of electors and the conduct of elections and referendums in Ireland.

Franchise Section, Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government


Every five years EU citizens choose who represents them in the European Parliament, the directly-elected institution that defends their interests in the EU decision-making process.