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Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too

Jun 24th 2011, 9:42 AM 245 Views 21 Comments

Accusations of ‘targeting children’ and ‘encouraging suicide’? Welcome to life as a gay figure in the media, writes BeLonG To founder Michael Barron.

Off the mark: Longford council backs Seán Gallagher’s presidential bid (...or does it?)
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Off the mark: Longford council backs Seán Gallagher’s presidential bid (...or does it?)

Jun 20th 2011, 8:32 PM 830 Views 6 Comments

Has Dragons Den investor Sean Gallagher gotten off the mark in his quest to contest the Presidential Election?

Former MEP gauging Fine Gael support for Áras bid
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Former MEP gauging Fine Gael support for Áras bid

Jun 18th 2011, 4:19 PM 591 Views 12 Comments

Could there be another candidate for Fine Gael’s nomination?

Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod
# Pat Cox
# Pat Cox

Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod

Jun 17th 2011, 11:24 AM 300 Views 6 Comments

The former PD launches his campaign for Fine Gael’s nomination, but acknowledges there will be difficulty ahead.

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 27) - On the presidential campaign trail
# Column
# Column

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 27) - On the presidential campaign trail

Jun 11th 2011, 11:57 AM 32 Views 0 Comments

(Not) Cardinal Sean Brady recounts one eventful day on the campaign trail as Bridie Keegan pushes to become president.

Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination

Jun 10th 2011, 1:42 PM 598 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin MEP joins Mairead McGuinness – and probably Pat Cox – in seeking the largest party’s official approval.

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues

Jun 9th 2011, 9:22 AM 1,275 Views 20 Comments

Senator David Norris attempts to clarify his stance on pederasty and other issues, in light of a reprinted Daily Mail interview.

Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 7th 2011, 7:54 PM 771 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Former senator Kathleen O'Meara confirms Labour presidential bid
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Former senator Kathleen O'Meara confirms Labour presidential bid

May 30th 2011, 8:25 AM 766 Views 0 Comments

The two-term former Senator will join Michael D Higgins and Fergus Finlay in seeking Labour’s presidential nomination.

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid

May 26th 2011, 2:10 PM 830 Views 0 Comments

The managing director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia says she will seek the nomination of four councils to run in October.

Ireland? Not America's problem, says Donald Trump
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Ireland? Not America's problem, says Donald Trump

May 24th 2011, 11:26 AM 5,455 Views 73 Comments

US businessman reacts to Barack Obama’s visit to Ireland and says the US should not promise any financial help to the country.

Gingrich joins race to contest 2012 US election
# United States
# United States

Gingrich joins race to contest 2012 US election

May 12th 2011, 1:51 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

The former Speaker of the house – and adversary of Bill Clinton – formally declares himself a candidate for the Republican ticket.

Bertie Ahern "won't be" presidential candidate for Fianna Fail
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Bertie Ahern "won't be" presidential candidate for Fianna Fail

May 9th 2011, 1:48 PM 1,759 Views 0 Comments

Party leader Micheal Martin says Ahern has indicated “no desire” to run.

Fianna Fáil to spend next month choosing presidential candidate
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil to spend next month choosing presidential candidate

May 9th 2011, 7:18 AM 675 Views 0 Comments

Downplaying possible negative associations with the Fianna Fáil brand, Micheál Martin said in a statement that “party labels are increasingly less important” in influencing election outcome.

Michael D Higgins launches bid for Labour Party's presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Michael D Higgins launches bid for Labour Party's presidential nomination

May 1st 2011, 3:45 PM 2,160 Views 0 Comments

Author, poet and former minister Higgins describes fellow Labour nomination candidate Fergus Finlay as “formidable and able” – but says he’d be a better choice.

Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions
Live Apr 17th 2011, 1:46 PM

Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions

'Healy-Rae for President' story is no joke, Radio Kerry says
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

'Healy-Rae for President' story is no joke, Radio Kerry says

Apr 1st 2011, 5:50 PM 2,520 Views 14 Comments

An early interview with the newly-retired TD, claiming he was considering a bid for the Presidency, was a genuine item.

Norris launches campaign for Presidential election nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris launches campaign for Presidential election nomination

Mar 14th 2011, 1:49 PM 1,294 Views 0 Comments

The independent senator kicks off his campaign to get on the ticket for the Presidency, acknowledging his task is tough.

No Republican front-running candidate for 2012 campaign, says US poll
# US
# US

No Republican front-running candidate for 2012 campaign, says US poll

Mar 7th 2011, 5:20 PM 1,051 Views 0 Comments

Gallup poll shows that Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney are polling too closely for any to be considered a clear leader in the race for the White House.

Parties to lay out proposals for political reform
# GE11
# GE11

Parties to lay out proposals for political reform

Feb 7th 2011, 8:14 AM 443 Views 1 Comment

Fine Gael and Labour will outline their plans for political reform, while Fianna Fáil will unveil its overall election manifesto.

Norris goes for President and wants YOU (and your money)
# NOrris For President
# NOrris For President

Norris goes for President and wants YOU (and your money)

Jan 5th 2011, 1:27 PM 889 Views 1 Comment

While online campaign appeals for public to ‘Donate Now!’ his bet on himself to win the Aras could yield a cool €1,650

Bertie 'can only blame himself' for lax financial regulation
# Bertie Ahern
# Bertie Ahern

Bertie 'can only blame himself' for lax financial regulation

Oct 28th 2010, 3:22 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The former Taoiseach admits to a Polish newspaper that there should have been greater banking oversight.

Thanks but no thanks: Bruton and Dunphy both rebuff FG
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Thanks but no thanks: Bruton and Dunphy both rebuff FG

Oct 24th 2010, 3:19 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Former Taoiseach John Bruton has no interest in the presidency, while Eamon Dunphy turned down TWO by-election offers.

Trapped in the closet? Bertie's wardrobe malfunction
# Bertie Ahern
From The Daily Edge
# Bertie Ahern

Trapped in the closet? Bertie's wardrobe malfunction

Oct 1st 2010, 8:32 PM 4,728 Views 0 Comments

A new ad for the News of the World leaves you rubbing your eyes: is that Bertie Ahern in a cupboard?!

FG's Hayes backs Higgins of Labour for presidency
# President Higgins?
# President Higgins?

FG's Hayes backs Higgins of Labour for presidency

Sep 26th 2010, 9:30 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West publicly backs Labour’s Michael D for presidency.

RTÉ’s statement on behalf of Miriam O’Callaghan
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ’s statement on behalf of Miriam O’Callaghan

Aug 30th 2010, 4:13 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

Miriam rules out run for Presidency in 2011
# Your Say
# Your Say

Miriam rules out run for Presidency in 2011

Aug 30th 2010, 1:26 PM 2,533 Views 0 Comments

The broadcaster dismisses the story as the internet is divided over President O’Callaghan. What do you think?

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