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#Presidential Elections

# presidential-elections - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?

Dec 28th 2019, 8:01 AM 30,303 Views 75 Comments

The referendum could happen next year.

# presidential-elections - Friday 27 September, 2019

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up
# Presidential Elections
# Presidential Elections

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Sep 27th 2019, 10:22 AM 7,956 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

# presidential-elections - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Klitschko decides against running for Ukraine president
# Step Down
# Step Down

Klitschko decides against running for Ukraine president

Mar 29th 2014, 11:11 AM 7,910 Views 65 Comments

The former boxer said he would instead back the candidacy of businessman Petro Poroshenko.

# presidential-elections - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Irish emigrants condemn lack of voice on Constitutional change
# Emigrant Voice
# Emigrant Voice

Irish emigrants condemn lack of voice on Constitutional change

Nov 29th 2012, 7:12 PM 4,904 Views 40 Comments

The lack of an emigrant representative among the 100-strong members of the Constitutional Convention in Dublin has been criticised by Irish abroad.

# presidential-elections - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Turnout solid in first round of French presidential election
# France
# France

Turnout solid in first round of French presidential election

Apr 22nd 2012, 2:06 PM 1,856 Views 6 Comments

French voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in the first round of France’s presidential elections, which will result in two candidates being put forward for the final vote.

# presidential-elections - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

McGuinness cannot 'remember' wording of IRA oath
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

McGuinness cannot 'remember' wording of IRA oath

Oct 11th 2011, 11:33 AM 2,340 Views 89 Comments

Speaking to Newstalk today, the presidential candidate said he had forgotten the wording of his oath to the IRA, but insisted that his positivity would offer “hope” to the Irish people.

# presidential-elections - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s debate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s debate?

Oct 5th 2011, 9:28 AM 12,563 Views 197 Comments

The seven would-be presidents of Ireland engaged in a robust televised debate last night – but who impressed you the most?

# presidential-elections - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Galway Mayor had 'no misunderstanding' over Norris vote, claims FF cllr
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Galway Mayor had 'no misunderstanding' over Norris vote, claims FF cllr

Jul 13th 2011, 10:11 AM 773 Views 9 Comments

Former mayor Michael Crowe says Hildegarde Naughton understood fully that she was blocking David Norris’s address.

# presidential-elections - Monday 11 July, 2011

Galway Mayor says decision to block Norris was a mistake
# Presidential Elections
# Presidential Elections

Galway Mayor says decision to block Norris was a mistake

Jul 11th 2011, 9:42 PM 1,485 Views 44 Comments

The mayor of Galway said that voting not to allow Sen David Norris to address to Galway city council this September was a mistake – and vowed to attempt reversing the decision.

David Norris blocked from addressing Galway city council
# Presidential Elections
# Presidential Elections

David Norris blocked from addressing Galway city council

Jul 11th 2011, 7:08 PM 908 Views 39 Comments

Mayor Hildegard Naughton cast the deciding vote against the motion to allow Senator David Norris to address the council this September.

# presidential-elections - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run
# United States
# United States

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run

Apr 12th 2011, 1:40 PM 363 Views 0 Comments

The Republican and multi-millionaire has formally announced a campaign exploratory committee – marking a significant step towards running for US president.