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Gavin Duffy: 'I am disappointed, but no regrets'
Duffy has said he doesn’t think his media training business will suffer as a result of his performance in the election.
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Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins
The messages sent during Saturday’s Presidential debate suggested Higgins needed a booster seat.
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Peter Casey's offering Joan Freeman a loan to fund her campaign (and he insists he's serious)
Former Dragon’s Den star Peter Casey has offered Joan Freeman a loan to fund her presidential campaign.
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Peter Casey withdraws remark calling Áras security breach 'a bit of a coincidence'
The former Dragon’s Den star faced questioning over the comments on the first day of campaigning.
# The Challenger
8 other people who should definitely run for President
Has anyone asked Podge and Rodge?
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Sinn Féin to meet on Sunday to discuss McGuinness candidacy
Although the party said it is not ready to make an official announcement, the officer board has confirmed it wants to nominate Martin McGuinness for the office of President of Ireland.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s fix: One TD believes that Senator David Norris is an “active candidate” again; local residents worry about the size of the new children’s hospital and we check out what the rugby boys are doing down in NZ.
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Fine Gael councillors will not back independent presidential candidates
Contrary to this morning’s reports, Fine Gael has not changed its position regarding the upcoming presidential election and will not allow its councillors to support any independent candidates.
Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo
US-based Irish publisher Niall O’Dowd says the Diaspora represents a financial, tourism and cultural juggernaut and yet is treated with ambivalence and disrespect – and its members made to feel less than Irish.