Taxi app Lynk are offering free – or almost free – taxis to the polling stations for those heading to vote on Friday.

Using the code ‘LynkToVote’ on the company’s Lynk app, the taxi company are offering free taxi rides up to the value of €10 (or a €10 deduction from the overall fee) between 9am and 2pm in the greater Dublin area.

Noel Ebbs, Lynk Taxis chief executive, said: “As a company we have a great respect for our local customers.

“We want to be sure they use their right to vote in this upcoming, important referendum and make it as easy as possible for them to get to their polling station.”