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Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman
# Political Donations
# Political Donations

Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman

Apr 25th 2019, 12:13 PM 26,576 Views 26 Comments

TDs and senators received almost €6,500 in donations.

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 70,666 Views 101 Comments

The votes are in and Michael D Higgins will have another seven years in the Áras.

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning
Live Oct 26th 2018, 1:25 PM

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?

Oct 24th 2018, 11:39 PM 31,092 Views 65 Comments

Five would-be successors to Michael D Higgins took part in a debate for the last time, but how did they do?

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices

Oct 24th 2018, 11:11 PM 59,537 Views 107 Comments

Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Sean Gallagher and Liadh Ní Riada faced off for the final time ahead of polling day on Friday.

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate
Live Oct 23rd 2018, 11:53 PM

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

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

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

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:49 PM 59,301 Views 129 Comments

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

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 6,152 Views 28 Comments

Haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for? Look no further.

Joan Freeman says she disagrees with Iona Institute's policy on families
# The Candidate
# The Candidate

Joan Freeman says she disagrees with Iona Institute's policy on families

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 16,030 Views 27 Comments

“I voted Yes for same-sex marriage: I reflect what Ireland is like. I reflect that we are diverse,” the independent Senator said.

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Joan Freeman
# The Candidate
# The Candidate

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Joan Freeman

Oct 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 7,058 Views 34 Comments

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

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Oct 21st 2018, 9:30 AM 20,923 Views 48 Comments

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
# Way Ahead
# Way Ahead

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Oct 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 36,682 Views 114 Comments

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate
# Pat Kenny
# Pat Kenny

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate

Oct 18th 2018, 1:43 AM 41,321 Views 115 Comments

We can expect Casey’s controversial stance to dominate coverage of the campaign again today.

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate
Live Oct 17th 2018, 11:45 PM

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

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

Oct 17th 2018, 11:30 PM 61,404 Views 121 Comments

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

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED
# Runaway Leader
# Runaway Leader

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Oct 17th 2018, 7:49 AM 27,191 Views 89 Comments

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

Oct 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 33,104 Views 37 Comments

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?

Oct 15th 2018, 11:01 PM 50,910 Views 64 Comments

Four of the six candidates took part in the first TV debate. How did they fare?

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate
Live Oct 15th 2018, 11:00 PM

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected

Oct 12th 2018, 10:53 AM 24,622 Views 139 Comments

A new opinion poll puts the incumbent well out in front.

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum
# Quick Quick Quick
# Quick Quick Quick

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

Oct 9th 2018, 10:20 AM 19,455 Views 88 Comments

Get your skates on.

Freeman on €120k loan: 'No I didn't need to do a background check. This guy is a very good guy'
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Freeman on €120k loan: 'No I didn't need to do a background check. This guy is a very good guy'

Oct 1st 2018, 12:15 PM 39,028 Views 51 Comments

Businessman Des Walsh has given Freeman a loan of €120k to fund her presidential campaign.

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 3:31 PM 26,709 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Sep 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 27,756 Views 48 Comments

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

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

Sep 18th 2018, 6:59 PM 34,865 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 1:28 PM 16,416 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2018, 8:11 AM 18,323 Views 47 Comments

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

'Would you tell us if you were in a secret organisation?' The race for the Áras stumbles on
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

'Would you tell us if you were in a secret organisation?' The race for the Áras stumbles on

Aug 28th 2018, 6:45 AM 17,497 Views 24 Comments

There may be trouble ahead.

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls

Aug 15th 2018, 7:25 PM 13,409 Views 38 Comments

Next stop on the presidential campaign… Carlow: Independent hopefuls vie for council nomination

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

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

Jul 31st 2018, 6:10 PM 24,250 Views 52 Comments

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

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings
# Presidential Election
# Presidential Election

Race for the Áras: Joan Freeman asks councils to convene special meetings

Jul 24th 2018, 5:54 PM 14,537 Views 28 Comments

The current situation makes it very difficult for prospective candidates to organise campaigns, Freeman said.

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

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

Jul 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 90,079 Views 55 Comments

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run
# Joan Freeman
# Joan Freeman

Founder of Pieta House writes to councils seeking support for presidential run

Jul 18th 2018, 5:44 PM 22,804 Views 43 Comments

Joan Freeman said it is her lifelong ambition to “deliver a better quality of life”.

From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 13,915 Views 10 Comments

In 2006, Freeman put her house up as collateral to fund Pieta House. Now, she’s just launched a New York branch.

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York
# Solace House
# Solace House

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York

Oct 31st 2017, 4:32 PM 22,503 Views 11 Comments

Solace House is a suicide and self-harm charity, which serves the Irish Diaspora and others in New York.

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

May 9th 2017, 10:04 PM 38,709 Views 67 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
# Pieta House
# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,997 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units

Nov 29th 2016, 10:26 AM 6,821 Views 16 Comments

Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Pieta House founder will donate €65k senator salary to the charity

Jun 1st 2016, 12:14 PM 21,153 Views 42 Comments

Joan Freeman was named as one of the Taoiseach’s nominees to the Seanad last week.

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
# Broken System
# Broken System

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

Mar 15th 2016, 1:12 PM 15,627 Views 13 Comments

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

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