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#Presidential Election

# presidential-election - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Poll: Should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely?

Oct 23rd 2011, 2:51 PM 2,115 Views 59 Comments

It has been described as a “circus” and one of the more caustic elections Ireland has ever seen but did the media play its part in making it so. Today we ask, should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely?

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...
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# Opinion

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...

Oct 23rd 2011, 10:15 AM 1,068 Views 26 Comments

Niall Morahan says his voluntary organisation TellUsWhy.ie is trying to sift through the sectarianism and baggage of Irish politics – and inform young voters of the real facts and issues.

# presidential-election - Friday 21 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world

Oct 21st 2011, 8:30 PM 11 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland copes with the break-up of the wholesome group Boyslife – and the reunion of the Stone Roses.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris

Oct 21st 2011, 4:07 PM 3,940 Views 29 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Seán Gallagher
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Seán Gallagher

Oct 21st 2011, 4:06 PM 4,314 Views 56 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Gay Mitchell
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Gay Mitchell

Oct 21st 2011, 4:06 PM 2,170 Views 10 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Michael D Higgins
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Michael D Higgins

Oct 21st 2011, 4:05 PM 3,207 Views 16 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Mary Davis
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Mary Davis

Oct 21st 2011, 4:04 PM 2,066 Views 11 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness

Oct 21st 2011, 4:04 PM 2,666 Views 22 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates

Oct 21st 2011, 7:40 AM 756 Views 10 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: Ireland’s greatest contribution to the world.

# presidential-election - Thursday 20 October, 2011

McGuinness denies meeting on-the-run Det Jerry McCabe killer
# McGuinness
# McGuinness

McGuinness denies meeting on-the-run Det Jerry McCabe killer

Oct 20th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,930 Views 68 Comments

The family of the detective, killed during an attempted post office raid in 1996, called on McGuinness to answer questions over his alleged relationship with one of the four men convicted of the killing.

Dana back on the road as gardaí investigate tyre blowout
# Dana
# Dana

Dana back on the road as gardaí investigate tyre blowout

Oct 20th 2011, 1:35 PM 1,458 Views 44 Comments

A garda investigation has been launched into allegations the independent candidate’s campaign car was sabotaged.

#Áras11: The Thursday question for Presidential candidates
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11: The Thursday question for Presidential candidates

Oct 20th 2011, 10:13 AM 912 Views 10 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: How they view the secularisation of Irish society.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Poll: Who won the latest Presidential debate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who won the latest Presidential debate?

Oct 19th 2011, 11:50 AM 10,284 Views 91 Comments

Which of the seven candidates gave the strongest performance in yesterday’s televised debate?

#Áras11: The Wednesday question for Presidential candidates
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11: The Wednesday question for Presidential candidates

Oct 19th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,553 Views 26 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: How they would approach a State visit to China.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

The TG4 Presidential Election debate, as it happened
Live Oct 18th 2011, 6:58 PM

The TG4 Presidential Election debate, as it happened

# presidential-election - Monday 17 October, 2011

#Áras11: The Monday question for Presidential candidates
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11: The Monday question for Presidential candidates

Oct 17th 2011, 3:42 PM 1,125 Views 23 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: why they think they deserve to be President.

Caption comp: There are HOW many days to the election?
# Race For The Áras
From The Daily Edge
# Race For The Áras

Caption comp: There are HOW many days to the election?

Oct 17th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,700 Views 59 Comments

This trio of snaps from this morning’s Inclusion Ireland Presidential debate await your clever captions…

Norris slams 'betrayal' of Irish people, insists he's the '24-carat' independent
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris slams 'betrayal' of Irish people, insists he's the '24-carat' independent

Oct 17th 2011, 10:50 AM 3,720 Views 37 Comments

A hugely anticipated speech focused on the recent report on people in mortgage arrears as David Norris insisted he is the only true independent in the presidential race.

# presidential-election - Friday 14 October, 2011

# presidential-election - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Video: Seán Gallagher for president - the song
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From The Daily Edge
# Sean Gallagher

Video: Seán Gallagher for president - the song

Oct 12th 2011, 2:40 PM 1,816 Views 26 Comments

A young Gallagher supporter is showing her support for the presidential candidate by, literally, singing his praises.

Mitchell insists he can win presidential race
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mitchell insists he can win presidential race

Oct 12th 2011, 10:57 AM 877 Views 32 Comments

Gay Mitchell has dismissed suggestions that he is falling in public favour – saying that the race was not “some celebrity contest of X Factor thing”.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates' The Last Word debate
Live Oct 11th 2011, 4:19 PM

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates' The Last Word debate

# presidential-election - Monday 10 October, 2011

Undecided about the Presidency? This might help...
# Race For The Áras
From The Daily Edge
# Race For The Áras

Undecided about the Presidency? This might help...

Oct 10th 2011, 8:03 AM 1,612 Views 15 Comments

The Corrigan Brothers apply their lyrical curiosity to the seven candidates for the Áras. Well, we said it MIGHT help.

# presidential-election - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Poll shows support for passing two referendums
# Referenda
# Referenda

Poll shows support for passing two referendums

Oct 8th 2011, 2:34 PM 703 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil is urging the Government to publish the text of the referenda as a matter of urgency.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Martin McGuinness releases bank statements showing Sinn Féin payments
# McGuinness
# McGuinness

Martin McGuinness releases bank statements showing Sinn Féin payments

Oct 5th 2011, 1:16 PM 2,963 Views 78 Comments

The Sinn Féin candidate has followed Mary Davis and Seán Gallagher in releasing information about his finances.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Vincent Browne debate
Live Oct 4th 2011, 9:03 PM

LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Vincent Browne debate

# presidential-election - Saturday 1 October, 2011

7 voters for 7 candidates
# 7 For 7
# 7 For 7

7 voters for 7 candidates

Oct 1st 2011, 10:30 AM 1,375 Views 25 Comments

TheJournal.ie hears from voters why they are opting for each of the candidates in the Presidential election…

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
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# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 1st 2011, 7:00 AM 614 Views 12 Comments

Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep up to date with where they are campaigning with TheJournal.ie’s daily updates.

# presidential-election - Friday 30 September, 2011

No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show

Sep 30th 2011, 6:32 PM 1,610 Views 22 Comments

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.

Islanders to vote first in presidential election
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Islanders to vote first in presidential election

Sep 30th 2011, 3:13 PM 623 Views 3 Comments

Details of island voting have been released by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates on News At One
Live Sep 28th 2011, 1:06 PM

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates on News At One

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?

Sep 28th 2011, 12:02 PM 15,734 Views 210 Comments

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?

# presidential-election - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Presidential debates: When and where they are happening
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# Race For The Áras

Presidential debates: When and where they are happening

Sep 27th 2011, 5:19 PM 1,656 Views 8 Comments

RTE and TV3 have bagged the presidential candidates for several face-offs so far. Here’s where you tune in.

Norris joins Dana in securing third council nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris joins Dana in securing third council nomination

Sep 27th 2011, 1:15 PM 3,212 Views 94 Comments

Several local authorities meet today as independent hopefuls Dana and David Norris search for the backing of at least four councils before tomorrow’s deadline.