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#Race for the Áras

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate Last Chance Saloon

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate

David McCullagh was on hosting duties in Montrose.

From TheJournal.ie All along the Frontline - The controversial and acrimonious race for the Áras in 2011 Áras 11

All along the Frontline - The controversial and acrimonious race for the Áras in 2011

Gallagher’s monumental lead was undone, but by then the campaign had already become a bizarre one.

From TheJournal.ie The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey Aras 18

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

From TheJournal.ie Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age The Candidate

Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age

The presidential hopeful says “a thick skin” is needed in politics.

From TheJournal.ie The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's presidential podcast talks to Liadh Ní Ríada Aras 18

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's presidential podcast talks to Liadh Ní Ríada

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

From TheJournal.ie The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast Aras 18

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights? Race For The Áras

FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights?

The debate was over the rights of presidents to address the Oireachtas.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins says he won't take part in Claire Byrne Live debate Aras 18

Michael D Higgins says he won't take part in Claire Byrne Live debate

The president said he will take part in a number of other broadcasts.

From TheJournal.ie Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job' Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'

The presidential hopeful officially launched his campaign today, defending a background in business.

From TheJournal.ie Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency Aras Race

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency

We talked to students who support his bid for the presidency about why they intend on voting for him.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water Aras 18

Complaints after Peter Casey tweets video of himself driving golf ball into water

The businessman and presidential candidate is not commenting on the complaints.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins reminded us all that he's no stranger to the rough and tumble of politics Analysis

Michael D Higgins reminded us all that he's no stranger to the rough and tumble of politics

The President’s opponents were shown the scale of the challenge they face.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Gallagher promises to stay in Irish embassies rather than hotels if elected president Race For The Áras

Seán Gallagher promises to stay in Irish embassies rather than hotels if elected president

President Michael D Higgins faced questions at this campaign launch about reports he stayed in a hotel which cost €3,000 per night.

From TheJournal.ie Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President Aras 18

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

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

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

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

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Gemma O'Doherty fails to secure enough council nominations to contest presidential election Race For The Áras

Gemma O'Doherty fails to secure enough council nominations to contest presidential election

The journalist secured her first county council nomination earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Last remaining councils to meet to nominate their presidential candidate Race For The Áras

Last remaining councils to meet to nominate their presidential candidate

Other than Michael D Higgins, there are five people on the ballot paper so far.

From TheJournal.ie Presidential hopeful Sarah Louise Mulligan escorted from Dublin council meeting Race For The Áras

Presidential hopeful Sarah Louise Mulligan escorted from Dublin council meeting

South Dublin County Council voted not to nominate anyone for the presidency.

From TheJournal.ie No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D Aras 18

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview Race For The Áras

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

From TheJournal.ie Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president Race For The Áras

Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president

The announcement was made after the party’s ard chomhairle met in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin to announce its presidential candidate today - but this campaign is more of 'test run' Analysis

Sinn Féin to announce its presidential candidate today - but this campaign is more of 'test run'

MEP Liadh N Riada has been widely tipped to be the party’s candidate.

From TheJournal.ie New poll suggests President Higgins is on course for a landslide re-election State Of The Race

New poll suggests President Higgins is on course for a landslide re-election

The rivals for the office have a lot of ground to make up.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin to announce presidential candidate in September - here are the qualities its looking for Race For The Áras

Sinn Féin to announce presidential candidate in September - here are the qualities its looking for

Willing to strike up a conversation about Irish unity? Sinn Féin want to hear from you.

From TheJournal.ie The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely Race For The Áras This post contains videos

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

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland?

If Michael D doesn’t run, who would you fancy?

From TheJournal.ie Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses On The Clock

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

From TheJournal.ie Could this be our next president? Race For The Áras

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

From TheJournal.ie It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year* The Aras This post contains videos

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*

*That’s according to one politician who’s been tipped to run.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Michael D isn’t set to make an announcement until September – but other candidates may emerge before then.

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 David Norris to publish autobiography in October David Norris

David Norris to publish autobiography in October

The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.

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 BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row Prime Time

BAI backs Miriam O'Callaghan in presidential debate row

Martin McGuinness had accused the presenter of treating him unfairly during the Prime Time candidates’ debate.

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 Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your evening round-up of the day’s news…

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