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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.

Image: Grace Margetson

IT’S THE LAST day to listen to the candidates in the race for the Áras and to decide which one you’ll give the nod to at the polls tomorrow.

Here’s where you will find the candidates today if you want to hear their final words.

Here are TheJournal.ie‘s Quickfire Video Quizzes with the candidates to help you make your mind up.

And here, according to Grace Margetson, is why we should be bothered to vote in the election at all. NOTE: She’s a Mary Davis supporter so if you are averse to a plug for Davis, click off when the counter hits 1:30. The animation beforehand is charming though:


For the sake of balance, here are some other videos uploaded by the other six candidates…

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Michael D Higgins>

Seán Gallagher>

Martin McGuinness>

David Norris>

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