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#aras 2011

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race? 7 Years On

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011 presidential race?

We all know who won, but what else do you remember from the campaign?

From TheJournal.ie One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now? Áras 11

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

From TheJournal.ie Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet Opinion

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

From TheJournal.ie David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback" Seanad

David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"

Independent senator and former Presidential candidate scathing of media standards during discussion in Seanad.

From TheJournal.ie The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

The most telling Irish political pictures of 2011

A general election, the implosion of two parties, EU drama and a Presidential campaign – can you picture all that in one year? We tried…

From TheJournal.ie Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting Fine Gael

Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting

The party’s failed presidential candidate has returned to Brussels as Fine Gael looks set to examine where it went wrong in the Race for the Áras.

From TheJournal.ie What's in store for the presidential losers? Race For The Áras

What's in store for the presidential losers?

Along with a new house, Michael D Higgins has won financial security for life. But what are the prospects for the other six candidates?

From TheJournal.ie Poet, politician and the ninth President of Ireland: Michael D Higgins Aras11 This post contains videos

Poet, politician and the ninth President of Ireland: Michael D Higgins

Labour’s #Áras11 candidate is the President Elect and will be sworn into office in the middle of next month. Here’s a bit of background on the man who will be president…

From TheJournal.ie Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened Race For The Áras

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

With the support of over a million voters, Michael D Higgins was named Ireland’s ninth president in Dublin Castle. Here’s how a historical day’s events unfolded.

From TheJournal.ie Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm Race For The Áras

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

Michael D Higgins creeps towards the quota as the Fourth Count results begin to come in. Keep up with all the results, news and analysis on our continuing liveblog

From TheJournal.ie Liveblog: The 2011 presidential election count, 9am – 6:45pm Race For The Áras

Liveblog: The 2011 presidential election count, 9am – 6:45pm

Tallies indicate that Michael D Higgins will be elected the ninth president of Ireland – as Seán Gallagher concedes defeat. Catch up with all the latest results and analysis

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does the presidential election matter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the presidential election matter?

The presidential election has been dominating our media for weeks – but how much does it really matter? Have your say in our poll…

From TheJournal.ie The count begins: What happens today... Counting Day

The count begins: What happens today...

Counting kicks off at 43 constituency centres around the state at 9am this morning, but the first count may not be officially announced until around 7pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote Race For The Áras This post contains images

In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote

The candidates, their families and plenty of others across the country are voting today.

From TheJournal.ie Reality-TV star V ex-IRA warlord: the international view on #Aras11 Race For The Áras

Reality-TV star V ex-IRA warlord: the international view on #Aras11

Here’s what the world’s media is saying about the pop star, poet, reality-TV star, ex-IRA chief and gay-rights crusader vying to be the next President of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums Voting Day

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums

Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who was the best Áras debate host?

Now that we’ve sat through all the debates we could, we’re asking for your thoughts on who handled their event best.

From TheJournal.ie How to make your vote(s) count at the polls Voting

How to make your vote(s) count at the polls

What you need to know about voting in the presidential election and the two referendums.

Why do we need a President? Oh, here's why... Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Why do we need a President? Oh, here's why...

…according to this charming animation/illustration by student Grace Margetson. NOTE: There’s a plug for Mary Davis in it.

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness correct on “substantive” amount of cheque issue, says Mary Lou McDonald Race For The Áras

McGuinness correct on “substantive” amount of cheque issue, says Mary Lou McDonald

Questions have arisen over the timing of the €5,000 donation given by a Fianna Fáil supporter to Gallagher three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?

For the very last time, we want to know who you intend to vote for this Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Gallagher ‘doesn’t remember’ visiting Morgan to deliver photograph Race For The Áras

Gallagher ‘doesn’t remember’ visiting Morgan to deliver photograph

Sean Gallagher says he does not recall his meeting with Hugh Morgan – as the fuel magnate says Gallagher personally accepted the cheque.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Hugh Morgan’s statement on his dealings with Seán Gallagher Race For The Áras This post contains a poll

In full: Hugh Morgan’s statement on his dealings with Seán Gallagher

The following is the full text of a statement issued by solicitors this evening on behalf of Hugh Morgan.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Gallagher accuses Martin McGuinness of “political assassination” Gallagher

Seán Gallagher accuses Martin McGuinness of “political assassination”

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald responds by saying Gallagher is “cut from the same cloth” as Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who came out on top in last night's final presidential debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who came out on top in last night's final presidential debate?

The seven men and women who want to be president clashed for the final time last night, but who came out on top?

From TheJournal.ie Video: Gallagher's odds of winning lengthen following Frontline controversy Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Video: Gallagher's odds of winning lengthen following Frontline controversy

The candidate’s campaign team declined to comment about the controversial confrontation involving Martin McGuinness and a €5k cheque for Fianna Fáil.

From TheJournal.ie David Norris admits presidential bid has left him 'in the red' Race For The Áras

David Norris admits presidential bid has left him 'in the red'

The independent presidential candidate says he is “out of money” as his bid for the Áras enters its final few days.

Seán and Trish Gallagher wedding video a "private matter" Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Seán and Trish Gallagher wedding video a "private matter"

The Presidential candidate’s happy day is being passed around social media today – and a section of his wedding photo album is too.

From TheJournal.ie Presidential candidates split on referendums voting Race For The Áras

Presidential candidates split on referendums voting

While some candidates have revealed their voting intentions, others have declined to comment.

From TheJournal.ie No evidence of criminal damage in Dana's tyre blowout Dana

No evidence of criminal damage in Dana's tyre blowout

Meanwhile, Dana’s husband Damien says that the independent candidate is “very optimistic” about her chances in Thursday’s ballot.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days Island Voting

Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days

Voting on Irish islands typically starts a few days before the rest of the state to allow adequate time for transporting and counting the votes.

From TheJournal.ie Gallagher retains major lead in Irish Times Áras opinion poll Race For The Áras

Gallagher retains major lead in Irish Times Áras opinion poll

With three days to go until polling, Seán Gallagher holds a 15 per cent lead over the field – the largest his lead has been in any poll.

From TheJournal.ie #Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today Race For The Áras

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

With just days to go until polling, time is running out if you want to meet the presidential candidates. Here’s where they are today.

From TheJournal.ie Norris says his entry averted uncontested Áras election Race For The Áras

Norris says his entry averted uncontested Áras election

David Norris says his early declaration in the Presidential race stopped political parties from putting forward an agreed candidate.

From TheJournal.ie #Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today Race For The Áras

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

With just days to go until polling, this is one of your last chances to meet the presidential candidates. Here’s where they will be today.

From TheJournal.ie #Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today Race For The Áras

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

With just days to go until polling, this is one of your last chances to meet the presidential candidates. Here’s where they will be today.

From TheJournal.ie Norris insists: There is nothing new in Burke tapes Race For The Áras

Norris insists: There is nothing new in Burke tapes

The presidential candidate also questioned the timing behind tapes of a controversial interview in which he expressed views on paedophilia.

Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland copes with the break-up of the wholesome group Boyslife – and the reunion of the Stone Roses.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

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