1st January 1918
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After decades of campaigning by the suffragettes, The Representation of the People Act 1918, gave a limited cohort of women the right to vote in parliamentary elections...

From 1918, with the rest of the United Kingdom, women in Ireland could vote if they were age 30 if they or their husbands held property (with a rateable value above £5). Meanwhile, men could vote at age 21 whether or not they owned property.

It was not until 1922, that Irish women would achieve equal voting rights to men (awarded by the Irish Free State following separation from the UK).  Full electoral equality was not achieved in the UK until 1928. 


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