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#president

# president - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.

# president - Monday 30 July, 2018

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# president - Saturday 28 July, 2018

What happens next in the presidential election race?

We’re a touch clearer now but we still don’t know who’s going to be on the ballot.

# president - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely Race For The Áras This post contains videos

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

# president - Monday 23 July, 2018

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it

The senator had previously been vocal about his desire to run against Michael D Higgins.

# president - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I'm a political animal': Former Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke considering a presidential run

Burke said he had been approached by locals in his area and younger members of his own team about possibly mounting an election bid.

# president - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask Voxpop This post contains videos

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask

The announcement was made earlier today after months of speculation.

Gerard Craughwell says he'll do his utmost to challenge Michael D for the presidency

Michael D Higgins confirmed this morning that he would seek a second term in the Áras.

# president - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'It could be the oddest election ever': What we can expect from the next presidential election

Who’d want to run against Michael D? We take a look at what we can expect.

# president - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Micheal Martin says Fianna Fáil support for Michael D Higgins as President extends to councillors

Michael Martin explained the reasoning behind the party’s endorsement of a second term for Michael D Higgins as president.

# president - Friday 22 June, 2018

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

# president - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I didn't like the sight of families being separated': Trump signs order to end family separations

For weeks, Trump had insisted he was bound by the law to split the children from their parents and that only Congress could resolve the problem.

# president - Monday 14 May, 2018

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

# president - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Stormy Daniels takes to Saturday Night Live and tells Donald Trump to resign Trump Card This post contains videos

Stormy Daniels takes to Saturday Night Live and tells Donald Trump to resign

The porn star’s appearance comes at at time her alleged affair with the president appears to be causing the White House deep consternation.

# president - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

# president - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly New York This post contains videos

Michael D Higgins invokes spirit of Good Friday Agreement in address to UN General Assembly

The UN is holding a two-day summit on ‘peacebuilding and sustaining peace’.

# president - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

# president - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would make the better President of Ireland?

If Michael D doesn’t run, who would you fancy?

# president - Friday 6 April, 2018

Miriam O'Callaghan rules herself out of presidential bid

Speculation had been rife that O’Callaghan was to run.

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

# president - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the shutdown to start on 26 April.

# president - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Military ceremony commemorates those who died in 1916 Rising

The 1916 Proclamation was read by Captain Sean McCarthy in front of the GPO this afternoon.

# president - Monday 26 March, 2018

From The42 NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence Criticism

NBA coach calls out 'cowardice' of Donald Trump for dodging rally against gun violence

Gregg Popovich has been a long-time critic of the US President.

# president - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Mary McAleese's brother calls for people who knew of priest's abuse to come forward

Clem Leneghan said he does not want his story to take the spotlight away from where it belongs.

# president - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

# president - Sunday 4 March, 2018

# president - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael D Higgins been a good President?

What do you think?

# president - Monday 19 February, 2018

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

# president - Thursday 1 February, 2018

FBI has 'grave concerns' over Trump plan to release controversial memo

The four-page memo suggests that the Justice Department and the FBI abused their power.

# president - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Donald Trump been a good president for the US?

Trump has historically low approval ratings but a fiercely loyal base.

# president - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Giant crowds expected at second anti-Trump Women's March

The first march took place last year, the day after Trump’s inauguration.

# president - Friday 12 January, 2018

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

# president - Monday 18 December, 2017

Cyril Ramaphosa wins South Africa's ANC presidential election

The African National Congress has ruled in South Africa since 1994.

# president - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras Fred The Labrador

This man’s quest to find out about Michael D’s mysterious dog led to a lovely letter from the Áras

He’s “notoriously difficult to photograph as he is always moving”.

# president - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# president - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From The42 New hurling competition to be named after Galway All-Ireland winner and ex-GAA President Joe McDonagh

# president - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Gerry Adams will not stand for Irish presidency

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

# president - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Trump says he will end the green card lottery in response to the New York City attack

The move could spell the end to the US immigration hopes of millions of people around the world.

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