Caitlin Logan: Why you really should vote in those boring old council elections next month
CommonSpace columnist Caitlin Logan is dreaming of a day when local democracy gets people as pumped up as national referenda
HERE we are on the precipice of great political change, the opportunity before us to exercise our right to tell those in power how we want to be governed, and above all, to recognise that democracy is at its purest and finest when it is closest to the people it affects. Yes, the local council elections are about to take place on 4 May. What else could I be talking about?