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#Presidential Election

# presidential-election - Friday 24 June, 2011

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 231 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.

# presidential-election - Thursday 23 June, 2011

# presidential-election - Monday 20 June, 2011

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 829 Views 6 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Saturday 18 June, 2011

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 582 Views 12 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Friday 17 June, 2011

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 295 Views 6 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Saturday 11 June, 2011

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 28 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Friday 10 June, 2011

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 589 Views 7 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Thursday 9 June, 2011

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 1,271 Views 20 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 7th 2011, 7:54 PM 767 Views 1 Comment

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

# presidential-election - Monday 30 May, 2011

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 758 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Thursday 26 May, 2011

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 824 Views 6 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

# presidential-election - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

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 5,447 Views 36 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Thursday 12 May, 2011

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 321 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Monday 9 May, 2011

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 1,756 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 669 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.

# presidential-election - Sunday 1 May, 2011

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 2,155 Views 22 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.

# presidential-election - Sunday 17 April, 2011

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

Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions

# presidential-election - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

# presidential-election - Friday 1 April, 2011

'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 2,510 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Monday 14 March, 2011

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 1,290 Views 5 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Sunday 13 March, 2011

# presidential-election - Monday 7 March, 2011

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 1,048 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.

# presidential-election - Monday 7 February, 2011

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

Parties to lay out proposals for political reform

Feb 7th 2011, 8:14 AM 437 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

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 884 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

# presidential-election - Thursday 28 October, 2010

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 228 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Sunday 24 October, 2010

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 260 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Friday 1 October, 2010

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 4,696 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Sunday 26 September, 2010

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 268 Views 0 Comments

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

# presidential-election - Monday 30 August, 2010

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 324 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 2,524 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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