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# Race for the Áras
Twitter attack on Martin McGuinness launched from Chief Whip's account
Tweets posted from the account of Paul Kehoe appeared to link the Sinn Féin candidate to the Northern Bank robbery.
# Race for the Áras
Does age matter? A look at Áras elections of the past
It’s the most crowded presidential election ever – but how do this year’s candidates compare to previous years in terms of age?
# Race for the Áras
#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep tabs on where they’re campaigning with’s daily updates.
# 7 for 7
7 voters for 7 candidates hears from voters why they are opting for each of the candidates in the Presidential election…
# Your Say
Poll: Who came out on top in last night's debate?
The seven presidential candidates took part in the first of three live televised debates last night. Were you watching? Who impressed you the most?
# Race for the Áras
#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep up to date with where they are campaigning with’s daily updates.
LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates' Late Late Show debate brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE1′s Late Late Show.
# Race for the Áras
No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show
The Presidential debate on RTE1 tonight consists of short interviews with candidates, followed by debate among all seven – but Norris already had his Late Late interview.
# Race for the Áras
Play: Presidential Election Bingo
The presidential race began this week – and already one or two stock phrases seem to have emerged from our pool of seven candidates. Make sure to play’s Presidential Election Bingo to make the most out of the upcoming debates.
# Race for the Áras
Áras 11: here's what the candidates have been doing today
It’s the first full day of campaigning in the presidential election and the seven candidates have been out and about. Here’s some of what they’ve been upto.
The presidential candidates on Prime Time brought live minute-by-minute coverage from the presidential candidates’ appearance on RTÉ One’s Prime Time tonight. Here’s what they said.
LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates on News At One brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE Radio1′s The News at One.
# Your Say
Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?
Seven candidates have secured their nominations so now it’s up to you: Which of them – if any – will you be voting into the Áras?
# Starter's Orders
One in, all in: Seven up for 2011 Presidential contest
The nominations of Dana Rosemary Scallon and David Norris mean that the ballot paper next month will be the most crowded ever.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: Who is on the ballot paper for the presidential election?; why is Ireland’s international reputation falling further?; and just who is Alessio Rastani?
# Race for the Áras
Presidential debates: When and where they are happening
RTE and TV3 have bagged the presidential candidates for several face-offs so far. Here’s where you tune in.
# Race for the Áras
Fine Gael backs down on presidential campaign slogan
Mary Davis and Gay Mitchell had both proposed the same campaign motto – but only Davis emerges with it on her posters this morning.
# Race for the Áras
Norris stays out in front in latest Red C poll
The latest opinion poll indicates 21 per cent support for Norris, while Michael D Higgins is in the lead among the confirmed candidates.
# Race for the Áras
'I am a unifier': McGuinness reacts to campaign criticism
As Fine Gael’s Gay Mitchell questions Martin McGuinness’ fitness to hold the office of the presidency, the Sinn Féin candidate says he is confident he can lead the effort “to build a new republic”.
# Race for the Áras
Latest opinion poll sees Norris ahead
Although his nomination is still not secure, David Norris leads the race to be the next President of Ireland, according to the latest opinion poll.
# Race for the Áras
Vincent Browne to host live presidential debate in October
TV3 will screen a debate between all five candidates currently on the ballot paper.
# Race for the Áras
Poll shows Higgins in the lead... but that's before McGuinness entered race
The Millward Brown Lansdowne poll for the Sunday Independent also shows a jump in support for independent Mary Davis and a big fall for Fine Gael’s Gay Mitchell.
# Your Say
Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?
There are now four definites and two hopefuls in the Race for the Áras. We give you the chance to tell us which (if any) of them gets your No. 1.
# Race for the Áras
Mary Davis secures ten council nominations
The Special Olympics organiser has secured her place on the ballot with six more nominations than required for the October election.
# Snap!
What new slogans would you give Davis and Mitchell?
As two presidential candidates run with essentially the same slogan, we’re asking what you would consider replacing that slogan with for each.
# Race for the Áras
SNAP! Presidential hopefuls have EXACT same campaign slogan
Uh-oh… someone’s going to be in trouble as Gay Mitchell and Mary Davis campaigns both end up with the slogan: Pride at home, Respect abroad.
# Race for the Áras
Higgins holds commanding lead in latest Áras opinion poll
The Labour Party candidate is 12 points clear of Gay Mitchell, with independents making major ground on the frontrunners.
# Race for the Áras
You've got two days to register for a presidential postal vote
The polling order is out – so you have until Thursday to register for a postal vote, or October 3 to get on the supplementary register.
# Gay's letters
Mitchell will release what clemency appeal letters he has
The Fine Gael presidential candidate is under pressure for letters appealing for clemency for death row inmates that he has written during his time as a TD and MEP.
# Race for the Áras
Fine Gael and Labour dismiss appeals for poster-free Áras campaign
Spokespersons for Gay Mitchell and Michael D Higgins say their parties don’t intend on dropping posters for October’s election.
# Race for the Áras
Gallagher endorses call for poster-free Áras campaign
Ireland may be spared from election posters, as Seán Gallagher says he’d agree to a presidential campaign without them.
# Race for the Áras
‘I had never said I was interested’: Ó Muircheartaigh rules out presidential run
The former GAA broadcaster had been considering entering the race but has ruled it out.
# Race for the Áras
Gay Mitchell press officer "surprised" by abortion article
PR man said he had not expected his own words on FG presidential nominee’s abortion stance to appear in print.
# Aras11
Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?
The rumours circulating about potential candidates in this year’s race to the Aras reads like a pilot script for a ‘Celebrity President’ television series.
# Race for the Áras
Mitchell defends letter seeking clemency for Death Row inmate
Gay Mitchell tells RTÉ that he sought clemency for Paul Hill simply because he thinks the death penalty “is barbaric”.
# Race for the Áras
President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate
Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.
# Gaybo
Gaybo for the Áras? Byrne won't rule out presidential run
Already the former Late Late show presenter has topped one poll but would you vote for him?
# Race for the Áras
Calls for Mitchell to explain letter seeking clemency for double murderer
A Fine Gael TD is calling on the party’s presidential candidate to explain a letter he sent eight years ago.