What is democracy?
When citizens vote to elect people to represent them in governement
What oís the constitution of Ireland called?
Bunreacht na hEireann
What must be held to change the constitution?
What does the Irish government consist of?
How long is the term of the president?
Where does the president live?
Aras an Uachtaran, Phoenix Park
Where do the Dail and Seanad sit?
How many TDs are elected to the Dail?
How many constituencies are there?
Who is in charged of keeping order in the Dail?
Who is it?
Sean O Fearghail
How many senators are there?
How is new government elected?
What is it called when two parties form a government together?
What is the chief legal adviser to the government called?
The Attorney General
What is the civil service?
Advise government on policy
Responsible for day to day running of government departments
What is a person running for election called?
What is necessary to be able to vote?
Be over 18
Be on the electoral registor
Where do you go to vote?
What do you write your vote on?
What is the system of voting in Ireland called?
What is the minimum number of votes a candidate must receive to be elected called?
Who supervises the counting of votes?
What is a spoiled vote?
A vote that cannot be counted because it has been filled out incorrectly or defaced