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#Liadh Ní Riada

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Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 41,821 Views 75 Comments

On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
# It's Over
# It's Over

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 6:27 PM 65,832 Views 126 Comments

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?
# Explainer
# Explainer

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?

May 30th 2019, 6:49 PM 44,597 Views 101 Comments

A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.

Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency

Updated May 30th 2019, 2:43 PM 57,283 Views 79 Comments

Grace O’Sullivan is on 98,706 votes while Ní Riada follows close behind on 98,379.

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?
# Case For The Defence
# Case For The Defence

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?

May 18th 2019, 10:01 PM 21,733 Views 78 Comments

Claims around the potential for an EU army have been prominent in the election debate

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election'

Oct 27th 2018, 1:18 PM 12,432 Views 40 Comments

Sinn Féin effectively ensured an election by running a candidate.

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 108 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.

'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.

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

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

Oct 18th 2018, 12:01 AM 19,006 Views 45 Comments

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

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.

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

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

Oct 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 58,029 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by Ní Riada
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by Ní Riada

Oct 15th 2018, 8:54 PM 24,384 Views 28 Comments

Incumbent candidate Michael D Higgins has been criticised for not taking part in all scheduled live debates.

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.

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 27,754 Views 50 Comments

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

Sep 18th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,447 Views 37 Comments

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

'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.

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

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

Sep 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 21,943 Views 101 Comments

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

Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

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

Updated Sep 16th 2018, 3:43 PM 81,565 Views 197 Comments

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

'Utter nonsense': Sinn Féin MEP rubbishes reports that she is against vaccinations
# HPV
# HPV

'Utter nonsense': Sinn Féin MEP rubbishes reports that she is against vaccinations

Aug 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 17,392 Views 54 Comments

Many people on social media have been accusing the MEP of being an anti-vaxxer.

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president
# The Aras
# The Aras

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Jul 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,089 Views 25 Comments

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast
# Former Landfill
# Former Landfill

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 13,688 Views 12 Comments

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
# Irish Coast
# Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,367 Views 37 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio
# Ceol Agus Craic
# Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,074 Views 121 Comments

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

This MEP is going to speak only 'as Gaeilge' in Brussels for a week
# Stailc Teanga
# Stailc Teanga

This MEP is going to speak only 'as Gaeilge' in Brussels for a week

Feb 17th 2015, 6:32 PM 20,791 Views 126 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada will speak only in Irish in protest at the treatment of the language in EU institutions.

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...
# Three Days Out
# Three Days Out

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,460 Views 12 Comments

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest

May 12th 2014, 4:16 PM 9,871 Views 146 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”

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