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17 October 2019  


Seanad Éireann Register 2019


Graduates of the National University of Ireland who have received a degree (other than an honorary degree), and who are Irish citizens are eligible to vote in Seanad Éireann elections. It is however essential that you are included in the University electoral register.

Three members of Seanad Éireann are elected by NUI graduates in a postal ballot.
Only graduates whose names appear in the current register are eligible to vote at the time of an election

Seanad Elections take place within 90 days of the dissolution of Dáil Éireann - the Election is strictly a postal vote.
Once an election is called voting papers are posted worldwide to all registered graduates.

The 2019 revision of the register will be published on 1 June 2019.
The deadline for registration to be included in the 2019 register is 26 February 2019.

The form below may be used to register and should be completed in full and hand signed.

The form can then be scanned and attached to an email and sent to records@nui.ie or posted to Records Office, National University of Ireland, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 D02 V583.

If you are unsure whether you are a graduate of the National University of Ireland, please consult the list of NUI institutions.

Download Registration Claim / Graduate Update Form

pdf Irish Version
pdf English Version

Please download the pdf to your computer (right click and save) and complete the form using Adobe Reader as not all internet browsers support on screen completion of pdf documents

(NOTE: Any change in address should be notified to National University of Ireland; otherwise the ballot paper may be lost, and your name removed from the Electoral Register).

Graduates who are already registered and who wish to inform NUI of any change of address may do so by email (records@nui.ie), by Fax (01- 439 24 77), by writing to: National University of Ireland, Records Office, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 D02 V583 or by fully completing and returning the form above to, NUI. Changes can not be made over the telephone.

How do I check if i am listed on the NUI Seanad Éireann register?

There is currently no provision in the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Acts, 1937-2015, for online registration or for checking the register online. If you wish to check that you are on the register you can contact NUI at records@nui.ie or (01) 439 24 24. To assist in identifying you on the register, please include the following information:

  • Full name at time of graduation/registration
  • Any other form of name used (e.g. Irish, single, married, etc.)
  • Date of birth
  • NUI degree(s) and other NUI qualification(s)
  • Year(s) of conferring(s) and NUI institution(s) where conferred
  • Previous address
  • Current address.

We will respond promptly to all enquiries.

Seanad Éireann Leaflet Page 1

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