Schools to introduce measures to encourage young people to vote

A number of measures are to be introduced in local schools in a bid to encourage young people to vote.

Donegal County Council is to engage with schools in September to raise awareness around the arrangements for registering to vote.

Information is to be provided where requested while a member of the Youth Council will also visit each of the schools prior to elections,

Cllr. Jack Murray says the plans are both positive and important: