Council to review operation of electoral register

Donegal County Council is to review the operation of the electoral register after a number of questions were raised following last week's referendum.

A number of members expressed concern at reports of people being removed from the register, and in some cases only realising that when they arrived at their polling stations to vote.

The issue was raised by Cllr Jack Murray, who also questioned why a large number of eligible people in the county were not registered at all.

He says the council should make contact with all secondary schools to ensure final year students are given registration forms: