Pringle introduces bill to lower voting age to 16

Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle has moved a bill in the Dail today, calling for a referendum on lowering the voting age to 16.

The Bill if passed would allow the amending of Article 16 of the Constitution to reduce the age eligibility of people to vote from 18 to 16.

A report on the Convention on the Constitution in 2013, recommended that the voting age be reduced to 16 for all elections.

Deputy Pringle told the Dail it's an important issue......