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# The candidate

Last year
2022
# Explainer
From candidate to Council: the long road ahead of Ukraine in the EU
Vote to make Ukraine an official candidate for the EU hailed as “defining moment” – but the journey has just begun.
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# the candidate podcast
The Candidate Podcast: Eamon Ryan answers your election questions
The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.
# the candidate podcast
'Strength together': Eamon Ryan says Greens, Soc Dems and independents will talk first after election
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan talked to The Candidate Podcast.
# the candidate podcast
What's your big election question for Eamon Ryan? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
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The Candidate Podcast: Mary Lou says undertone of 'sexism' at play with talk of 'shadowy figures' pulling her strings
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald answers YOUR general election questions.
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What's your big election question for Leo Varadkar? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to know what matters to you. Get your questions in.
# the candidate podcast
The Candidate Podcast: Richard Boyd Barrett, Peadar Tóibín and Catherine Murphy answer your election questions
We put your questions to those looking for your votes.
# the candidate podcast
What's your big election question for Mary Lou McDonald? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
# ge2020
What's your big election question for Catherine Murphy? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
# The candidate
What are your big election questions for Richard Boyd Barrett and Peadar Tóibín? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Irish government push for an end to the US military use of Shannon Airport?
Labour leader Brendan Howlin said he would insist on ending the use of Shannon for US military operations if in government.
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The Candidate Podcast: Brendan Howlin answers your election questions
The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.
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'Ireland can't be a nodding duck': Howlin says Labour will push for end to US military use of Shannon
The Labour leader said inspections of US aircraft should be carried out.
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What's your big election question for Brendan Howlin? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
# ge2020
The Candidate Podcast: Micheál Martin answers your election questions
The Candidate puts TheJournal.ie readers’ questions to the party leaders.
# ge2020
What's your big election question for Micheál Martin? It's YOUR chance to ask
We want to put your questions to all the party leaders before 8 February.
# red vs blue
The Candidate: Listen to our special edition podcast for the US midterms
Let us explain what’s happening on the other side of the ocean.
# Podcast
The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here
Haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for? Look no further.
# The candidate
Joan Freeman says she disagrees with Iona Institute's policy on families
“I voted Yes for same-sex marriage: I reflect what Ireland is like. I reflect that we are diverse,” the independent Senator said.
# The candidate
The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Joan Freeman
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.
# The candidate
The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Michael D Higgins
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.
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The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Sean Gallagher
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.
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The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Peter Casey
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.
# The candidate
Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age
The presidential hopeful says “a thick skin” is needed in politics.
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The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's presidential podcast talks to Liadh Ní Ríada
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.
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Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'
On TheJournal.ie’s The Candidate podcast, Duffy said that he and the other Dragons were not “in cahoots”.
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The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast
The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.