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#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep tabs on where they’re campaigning with’s daily updates.

Updated 10.55am

AS THE CAMPAIGN for the presidential election continues, check out where you can meet the candidates today.

Sean Gallagher heads south to Cork, visiting Mallow at 8am, Charleville at 9:40 and Cork IT at 10:40am. He will go on a walkabout of the city from 2:30pm, starting at the English Market, stopping at the Wilton Shopping Centre (4pm) and heading on to UCC (5:45pm). He ends the day at the Cork Opera House at 7:30pm.

Michael D Higgins heads north to Louth, going walkabout on Lawrence St, Drogheda starting at 11am, before visiting the Droichid Arts Centre. Later he heads to Dundalk, visiting Dundalk IT at 1pm, before moving onto the Haven Project at 2:15pm and then attending the opening of a Welfare Rights Office on Clanbrassil St at 2:30pm.

Gay Mitchell will canvass at the Swords Pavillion at noon, before heading to DCU for a 2pm arrival. Later he canvasses in Athy, arriving at 4pm, before travelling onward to Newbridge (5pm) and Kildare town (6:15pm).

David Norris will canvass at the Famine Memorial at the IFSC at 11am, before heading to the Drinan Enterprise Centre, Swords for 2:15pm. He later travels to Malahide (3:30pm) and attends an awards ceremony in Clontarf at 7:30pm.

Mary Davis will be canvassing in Roscommon Town from 10am today. She will meet supporters of the ‘Save Roscommon Hospital’ committee at 11am. She will then canvass in Tuam at 12.30. At 2pm she will visit Inis Mór on the Aran Islands to canvass and will return to Galway to meet with the Jigsaw Project in the city at 5.15pm.

Dana Rosemary Scallon has no public events scheduled for today, a spokesperson confirmed.

Details on the schedule of Martin McGuinness were unavailable at the time of publication.

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