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From TheJournal.ie PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign' Follow The Money

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'

There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins' speech outlines his plans for the next seven years Seven More Years

Michael D Higgins' speech outlines his plans for the next seven years

President Michael D Higgins says he would focus on equality, togetherness and strong sustainable communities during his next term.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'There was an element of anti-Traveller sentiment in the vote' Aras18

Taoiseach: 'There was an element of anti-Traveller sentiment in the vote'

Varadkar said Michael D Higgins had received a resounding endorsement from the Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Casey says he is waiting on an apology from Leo Varadkar Aras18

Peter Casey says he is waiting on an apology from Leo Varadkar

Asked if he thinks he is the Trump of Irish politics he replied: ‘God, I hope not.’

From TheJournal.ie 'I brought to the fore something that was there already': Presidential Candidate Peter Casey stands by his comments on Travellers Aras 18

'I brought to the fore something that was there already': Presidential Candidate Peter Casey stands by his comments on Travellers

Casey has said he’ll take a long time “probably until lunchtime” to decide what to do next.

From TheJournal.ie Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate? Out Of Ten

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you wear a poppy on Armistice day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you wear a poppy on Armistice day?

Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada surprised many when she said if elected she would wear the poppy.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's trying to raise his profile': Tánaiste dubs Casey's campaign as 'irresponsible politics' Aras18

'He's trying to raise his profile': Tánaiste dubs Casey's campaign as 'irresponsible politics'

Peter Casey says he will take the weekend to consider if he will continue in the race.

From TheJournal.ie Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change The Other Campaign

Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change

Minister Charlie Flanagan and his Fine Gael colleagues were up early in the morning to stake out Tara St.

From TheJournal.ie Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate? Out Of Ten

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?' Aras 18

Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'

On TheJournal.ie’s The Candidate podcast, Duffy said that he and the other Dragons were not “in cahoots”.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's Liadh Ní Riada says she would wear a poppy as president Race For The Áras

Sinn Féin's Liadh Ní Riada says she would wear a poppy as president

The Sinn Féin candidate’s answer was greeted with applause, at the first TV debate.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins Race To The Aras

Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins

The messages sent during Saturday’s Presidential debate suggested Higgins needed a booster seat.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you watch the first TV debate of this year's presidential race tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the first TV debate of this year's presidential race tomorrow?

Four candidates will face off on Claire Byrne Live on Monday night.

From TheJournal.ie 'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign Aras18

'I want to succeed Michael D, not replace him': Sean Gallagher formally launches presidential campaign

Gallagher has committed to introduce 20 ‘special initiatives’ in his first 20 weeks in office if he is elected.

From TheJournal.ie 'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions Dangerous Driving

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Casey's offering Joan Freeman a loan to fund her campaign (and he insists he's serious) Aras Race

Peter Casey's offering Joan Freeman a loan to fund her campaign (and he insists he's serious)

Former Dragon’s Den star Peter Casey has offered Joan Freeman a loan to fund her presidential campaign.

From TheJournal.ie The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned #4outof6

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned

The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Casey withdraws remark calling Áras security breach 'a bit of a coincidence' Aras Race

Peter Casey withdraws remark calling Áras security breach 'a bit of a coincidence'

The former Dragon’s Den star faced questioning over the comments on the first day of campaigning.

From TheJournal.ie 'A cynical political attack': Ministers hit out at questioning over €317,000 President's allowance THE PAC

'A cynical political attack': Ministers hit out at questioning over €317,000 President's allowance

Questions surrounding the payment were raised at the Public Accounts Committee yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the use of posters during election campaigns be scrapped?

One presidential candidate already said they won’t use posters during their campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Larry Donnelly: Michael D Higgins seems virtually unbeatable - so how will the other candidates try to win? Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Michael D Higgins seems virtually unbeatable - so how will the other candidates try to win?

What strategies and tactics can we expect from the candidates for the presidential race, asks Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination Aras18

Peter Casey is on the presidential election ballot paper as he receives 4th council nomination

The businessman received the nod from Limerick City and County Council today.

From TheJournal.ie 'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates Aras18

'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates

The incumbent president announced earlier this summer that he would seek a second term in office.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: We have five official candidates - who gets your vote so far? Aras18 This post contains a poll

Poll: We have five official candidates - who gets your vote so far?

It’s a five horse race right now.

From TheJournal.ie 'An insult to the office of President': Dublin councillors not at all happy with standard of today's presentations Park It

'An insult to the office of President': Dublin councillors not at all happy with standard of today's presentations

The council voted not to back any of the hopefuls who addressed them today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid Aras18

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

From TheJournal.ie Peacekeeping and disabilites on the agenda as Sean Gallagher to formally begin presidential campaign Aras18

Peacekeeping and disabilites on the agenda as Sean Gallagher to formally begin presidential campaign

The businessman announced last week that he would contest the presidential race again following weeks of speculation.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Gallagher set to announce he is seeking a nomination to run for president Aras18

Seán Gallagher set to announce he is seeking a nomination to run for president

A number of councillors have already said they will support the former presidential candidate.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Gallagher to make his presidential intentions known tomorrow Aras18

Seán Gallagher to make his presidential intentions known tomorrow

The businessman ran for office of president in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'Would you tell us if you were in a secret organisation?' The race for the Áras stumbles on Race For The Áras
From TheJournal.ie Gavin Duffy said he had to remortgage his house to start presidential bid Aras18

Gavin Duffy said he had to remortgage his house to start presidential bid

In order to get on the ballot, candidates need the support of four councils or 20 members of the Oireachtas.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Fitzmaurice urges fellow independent TDs to join together to nominate a presidential candidate Aras18

Michael Fitzmaurice urges fellow independent TDs to join together to nominate a presidential candidate

The independent TD told Morning Ireland it was the duty of independents to support someone who wants to contest the election.

From TheJournal.ie Race for the Áras: Get to know your presidential hopefuls Aras18

Race for the Áras: Get to know your presidential hopefuls

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

From TheJournal.ie Éamon Ó Cuív for president? Even the Fianna Fáil party is split on that one Aras18

Éamon Ó Cuív for president? Even the Fianna Fáil party is split on that one

Éamon Ó Cuív has remained silent on whether he wants to be the next president.

From TheJournal.ie 'What's wrong with a President who wears wellies?' - Independent candidates vie for nomination Race For The Park

'What's wrong with a President who wears wellies?' - Independent candidates vie for nomination

The presidential race took a huge shift up in gears today.