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Count 1

Peter Casey
Gavin Duffy
Joan Freeman
Seán Gallagher
Micheal D. Higgins
Liadh Ní Riada
Peter Casey 342,727 23.2%
Gavin Duffy 32,198 2.2%
Joan Freeman 87,908 5.9%
Seán Gallagher 94,514 6.4%
Micheal D. Higgins 822,566 55.8%
Liadh Ní Riada 93,987 6.4%
Invalid 1,266 0.1%
TOTAL 1,475,166 100%

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Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election

Adams says that Sinn Féin did not engage with its voters.

Saturday 3 November, 2018

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.

Monday 29 October, 2018

Enda vs Bertie? Why the main political parties may roll out some big guns for the next Áras race

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are unlikely to sit on the fence next time out.

Sunday 28 October, 2018

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras

Peter Casey went on the attack over Michael D Higgins’ Bernese Mountain Dogs.

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party

Casey said he would be “joining Fianna Fáil” and that he intended to run in Donegal.

Why was the campaign so lacklustre? For the same reason 'no-one bothered going to Dublin matches this summer'

We take a look at some of the factors that led to such a mundane Áras campaign.

Spoiled ballot papers in the Presidential vote ranged from the political to the bizarre

‘A waste of taxpayer money’, ‘Dustin the Turkey’ and ‘no to abortion’ were just some of the sentiments expressed yesterday.

Opinion: 'Of course, no one ever admits to being prejudiced against Travellers'

Bigotry never openly acknowledges its existence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: Michael D Higgins re-elected as President of Ireland

It’s seven more years for Higgins.

Gavin Duffy has just set an unfortunate record in finishing bottom of the pack

Duffy says he has “no regrets” about his campaign.

What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one?

Ireland may be resistant to the temptations of populism but we are not immune, writes Larry Donnelly.

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.