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Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?
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Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:49 PM 59,274 Views 129 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part in a debate for the last time. How did they do?

PSNI 'reject' claim from Michael D Higgins about security escort to Belfast
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PSNI 'reject' claim from Michael D Higgins about security escort to Belfast

Oct 20th 2018, 7:50 PM 46,956 Views 171 Comments

“It is clear now that Michael D Higgins claim has caused considerable anger within the PSNI… This is very serious.”

An average of 430,000 people watched Virgin Media's six-way Áras debate
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An average of 430,000 people watched Virgin Media's six-way Áras debate

Oct 18th 2018, 9:27 PM 27,119 Views 52 Comments

The number of people watching the televised presidential debate peaked at 738,400 viewers.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?
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Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?

Oct 17th 2018, 11:30 PM 61,391 Views 121 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part tonight. How did they get on?

Three out of five voters think the President should give up all pensions while in office
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Three out of five voters think the President should give up all pensions while in office

Oct 14th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,749 Views 51 Comments

A new poll has gauged people’s opinions on presidential earnings.

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

Oct 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 33,753 Views 20 Comments

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

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected
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Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected

Oct 12th 2018, 10:53 AM 24,579 Views 139 Comments

A new opinion poll puts the incumbent well out in front.

Michael D Higgins gives his first TV interview of the campaign on the Ireland AM couch
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Michael D Higgins gives his first TV interview of the campaign on the Ireland AM couch

Oct 11th 2018, 9:24 AM 21,127 Views 72 Comments

Higgins was quizzed on the finances of the office of the President.

Firm headed by Sean Gallagher in High Court dispute with corporate tenant over heating system
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Firm headed by Sean Gallagher in High Court dispute with corporate tenant over heating system

Oct 4th 2018, 4:22 PM 20,420 Views 0 Comments

Nokia Ireland initiated proceedings alleging Clyde Real Estate Blanchardstown was in breach of a lease agreement.

Freeman on €120k loan: 'No I didn't need to do a background check. This guy is a very good guy'
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Freeman on €120k loan: 'No I didn't need to do a background check. This guy is a very good guy'

Oct 1st 2018, 12:15 PM 38,834 Views 51 Comments

Businessman Des Walsh has given Freeman a loan of €120k to fund her presidential campaign.

The manner in which Gemma O'Doherty's candidacy was railroaded reinforces her main arguments
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The manner in which Gemma O'Doherty's candidacy was railroaded reinforces her main arguments

Sep 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 49,320 Views 98 Comments

Political power in Ireland is held entirely in the hands of a small elite, who govern largely in their own interest. The rest of us are on the outside looking in, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President
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Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President

Updated Sep 25th 2018, 3:45 PM 51,862 Views 111 Comments

The Comptroller and Auditor General said today he had no oversight over the payment.

Candidates lodge papers as official campaigning in presidential election set to get under way
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Candidates lodge papers as official campaigning in presidential election set to get under way

Sep 25th 2018, 10:39 AM 40,999 Views 108 Comments

We’re just a month out from polling day.

Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D
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Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D

Updated Sep 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 27,727 Views 48 Comments

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?
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Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

Sep 23rd 2018, 10:54 AM 49,518 Views 161 Comments

The next presidential election will be in 2025.

Public to vote in blasphemy referendum on Presidential polling day
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Public to vote in blasphemy referendum on Presidential polling day

Sep 21st 2018, 3:16 PM 16,643 Views 62 Comments

Anyone not registered has until 9 October to register to vote in the upcoming referendum and presidential election.

Poll: Should there be an Áras costs inquiry before the presidential election?
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Poll: Should there be an Áras costs inquiry before the presidential election?

Sep 21st 2018, 10:34 AM 18,942 Views 72 Comments

The total breakdown of Áras costs isn’t publicly available; but some have said that the timing of an inquiry is “politically motivated”.

Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate
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Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate

Sep 19th 2018, 8:50 PM 14,218 Views 52 Comments

The group had a “robust debate” this evening.

Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'
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Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'

Sep 10th 2018, 6:50 PM 39,502 Views 116 Comments

Veronica Guerin’s brother addressed claims by the Áras hopeful at Fingal council today.

Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings
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Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings

Sep 10th 2018, 5:13 PM 27,494 Views 77 Comments

Candidates need the backing of four local authorities to get on the presidential ballot paper.

Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency
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Sean Gallagher joins Michael D Higgins on ballot sheet for presidency

Sep 10th 2018, 9:30 AM 73,309 Views 186 Comments

The presidential election will be held on 26 October.

Cork City Council nominates Joan Freeman as its presidential candidate
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Cork City Council nominates Joan Freeman as its presidential candidate

Sep 3rd 2018, 10:03 PM 27,367 Views 69 Comments

Earlier today, Gavin Duffy secured the first council nomination of the presidential election.

Gavin Duffy secures presidential nomination from Meath County Council
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Gavin Duffy secures presidential nomination from Meath County Council

Sep 3rd 2018, 2:22 PM 16,712 Views 69 Comments

Those hoping to be candidates need the support of four local authorities or 20 members of the Oireachtas.

A Kildare branch of Sinn Féin wants Matt Carthy to be its presidential candidate
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A Kildare branch of Sinn Féin wants Matt Carthy to be its presidential candidate

Aug 30th 2018, 4:41 PM 16,879 Views 41 Comments

It had been suggested that Matt Carthy’s colleague Liadh Ní Riada would be Sinn Féin’s presidential candidate.

Dragon's Den businessman Peter Casey to seek presidential nomination
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Dragon's Den businessman Peter Casey to seek presidential nomination

Aug 30th 2018, 10:26 AM 33,956 Views 116 Comments

The presidential ballot paper is filling up quickly…

Race for the Áras: Get to know your presidential hopefuls
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Race for the Áras: Get to know your presidential hopefuls

Aug 21st 2018, 6:02 AM 50,604 Views 129 Comments

A rundown of who has thrown their hat in the ring so far.

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'
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Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'

Aug 20th 2018, 11:27 AM 41,721 Views 109 Comments

The journalist launched her bid for the Áras yesterday

Journalist Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run for presidency
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Journalist Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run for presidency

Aug 19th 2018, 8:43 PM 58,771 Views 205 Comments

O’Doherty made the announcement on social media this evening.

Presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey wants to know why he was 'excluded' from Waterford meeting
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Presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey wants to know why he was 'excluded' from Waterford meeting

Aug 1st 2018, 3:20 PM 47,154 Views 83 Comments

The Donegal artist says he almost made the journey south anyway.

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts
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Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

Jul 30th 2018, 9:50 AM 26,261 Views 115 Comments

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
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Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

Jul 30th 2018, 8:32 AM 17,225 Views 104 Comments

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

What happens next in the presidential election race?
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What happens next in the presidential election race?

Jul 28th 2018, 9:15 AM 11,880 Views 25 Comments

We’re a touch clearer now but we still don’t know who’s going to be on the ballot.

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings
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Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings

Jul 24th 2018, 5:54 PM 14,532 Views 28 Comments

The current situation makes it very difficult for prospective candidates to organise campaigns, Freeman said.

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely
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The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely

Jul 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 89,918 Views 55 Comments

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it
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Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:36 AM 33,716 Views 80 Comments

The senator had previously been vocal about his desire to run against Michael D Higgins.