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# aras2011 - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Seán Gallagher set to announce he is seeking a nomination to run for president
# Aras18
# Aras18

Seán Gallagher set to announce he is seeking a nomination to run for president

Aug 29th 2018, 7:01 AM 11,914 Views 60 Comments

A number of councillors have already said they will support the former presidential candidate.

# aras2011 - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?
# Áras 11
# Áras 11

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

Oct 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 18,201 Views 33 Comments

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

# aras2011 - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Where were Mary Davis and Gay Mitchell today?
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# Aras11

Where were Mary Davis and Gay Mitchell today?

Oct 29th 2011, 8:59 PM 7,703 Views 117 Comments

Fine Gael candidate Gay Mitchell and Independent candidate Mary Davis were not present for Michael D Higgins’s victory speech at Dublin Castle today – so where were they?

# aras2011 - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 25th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,104 Views 8 Comments

With just two days to go until polling, this is one of your last chances to meet the presidential candidates. Here’s where they will be today.

# aras2011 - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...

Oct 23rd 2011, 10:15 AM 1,068 Views 26 Comments

Niall Morahan says his voluntary organisation TellUsWhy.ie is trying to sift through the sectarianism and baggage of Irish politics – and inform young voters of the real facts and issues.

# aras2011 - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras

Oct 22nd 2011, 10:17 AM 5,102 Views 26 Comments

All the candidates aside from David Norris will bring a spouse into the Áras with them if elected.

# aras2011 - Friday 21 October, 2011

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris

Oct 21st 2011, 4:07 PM 3,940 Views 29 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness

Oct 21st 2011, 4:04 PM 2,666 Views 22 Comments

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates

Oct 21st 2011, 7:40 AM 756 Views 10 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: Ireland’s greatest contribution to the world.

# aras2011 - Thursday 20 October, 2011

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 20th 2011, 7:00 AM 521 Views 1 Comment

As the election comes into full view with a week to polling, here’s your daily guide to where each candidate will spend their day.

# aras2011 - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 19th 2011, 7:00 AM 566 Views 5 Comments

Your daily guide to where each candidate will spend their day – with just eight days remaining until the all-important polling day.

# aras2011 - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 18th 2011, 9:44 AM 893 Views 14 Comments

Your daily guide to where each candidate will spend their day – with just nine days remaining until the all-important polling day.

# aras2011 - Monday 17 October, 2011

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today
# Aras11
# Aras11

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Oct 17th 2011, 7:00 AM 667 Views 12 Comments

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

# aras2011 - Friday 7 October, 2011

Flanagan denies Mitchell's presidential bid is "doomed"
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Flanagan denies Mitchell's presidential bid is "doomed"

Oct 7th 2011, 11:40 AM 798 Views 29 Comments

Charlie Flanagan TD has refuted claims that Gay Mitchell’s election campaign is doomed and that the focus is now on “saving face”.

# aras2011 - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Big falls for Norris and Mitchell but gains for Gallagher in latest Áras poll
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Big falls for Norris and Mitchell but gains for Gallagher in latest Áras poll

Oct 5th 2011, 9:14 PM 1,661 Views 39 Comments

Michael D Higgins leads the latest Ipsos/MRBI poll to be published in tomorrow’s Irish Times.

Dana insists: 'I am not anti-Europe'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Dana insists: 'I am not anti-Europe'

Oct 5th 2011, 7:02 PM 1,157 Views 34 Comments

The independent presidential candidate has hit back at accusations levelled at her on the campaign trail.

# aras2011 - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Has Michael McDowell joined Twitter to discuss #Áras11?
# Michael?
# Michael?

Has Michael McDowell joined Twitter to discuss #Áras11?

Oct 1st 2011, 3:11 PM 1,616 Views 55 Comments

A Twitter account, claiming to belong to the former Justice Minister, has sprung up.

Mary Davis reiterates independence and defends quango payments
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Mary Davis reiterates independence and defends quango payments

Oct 1st 2011, 12:25 PM 1,298 Views 35 Comments

There are reports today that Mary Davis was appointed to three state boards by FF ministers, and paid almost €190,000 in total. She says she has no political affiliations.

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 1st 2011, 9:26 AM 11,926 Views 194 Comments

The seven presidential candidates took part in the first of three live televised debates last night. Were you watching? Who impressed you the most?

# aras2011 - Friday 30 September, 2011

No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show

Sep 30th 2011, 6:32 PM 1,610 Views 22 Comments

The Presidential debate on RTE1 tonight consists of short interviews with candidates, followed by debate among all seven – but Norris already had his Late Late interview.

# aras2011 - Saturday 24 September, 2011

'I am a unifier': McGuinness reacts to campaign criticism
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

'I am a unifier': McGuinness reacts to campaign criticism

Sep 24th 2011, 5:46 PM 1,016 Views 85 Comments

As Fine Gael’s Gay Mitchell questions Martin McGuinness’ fitness to hold the office of the presidency, the Sinn Féin candidate says he is confident he can lead the effort “to build a new republic”.

# aras2011 - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Sep 12th 2011, 7:53 PM 2,132 Views 3 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Seán Gallagher secures fourth local authority nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Seán Gallagher secures fourth local authority nomination

Sep 12th 2011, 6:18 PM 402 Views 13 Comments

A second independent candidate has secured enough support from county and city councils to get their name on the ballot.

# aras2011 - Friday 9 September, 2011

What new slogans would you give Davis and Mitchell?
# Snap!
# Snap!

What new slogans would you give Davis and Mitchell?

Sep 9th 2011, 7:33 AM 1,134 Views 38 Comments

As two presidential candidates run with essentially the same slogan, we’re asking what you would consider replacing that slogan with for each.

# aras2011 - Thursday 8 September, 2011

SNAP! Presidential hopefuls have EXACT same campaign slogan
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# Race For The Áras

SNAP! Presidential hopefuls have EXACT same campaign slogan

Sep 8th 2011, 6:20 PM 4,733 Views 34 Comments

Uh-oh… someone’s going to be in trouble as Gay Mitchell and Mary Davis campaigns both end up with the slogan: Pride at home, Respect abroad.

# aras2011 - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Column: Why Norris had to jump – and who pushed him
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why Norris had to jump – and who pushed him

Aug 3rd 2011, 7:30 PM 29 Views 101 Comments

Blogger Sinéad Keogh questions if David Norris was the subject of a ‘witch hunt’, the architect of his own downfall or a combination of inexperience, an inconsistent public and all of the above.

# aras2011 - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

In pictures: Norris steps out of the Presidential race
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# David Norris

In pictures: Norris steps out of the Presidential race

Aug 2nd 2011, 6:25 PM 468 Views 1 Comment

The scene at No.18 North Great George’s Street this afternoon…

Michael D Higgins says previous support for Ezra Nawi was a "human rights issue"
# Ezra Nawi
# Ezra Nawi

Michael D Higgins says previous support for Ezra Nawi was a "human rights issue"

Aug 2nd 2011, 2:47 PM 2,223 Views 4 Comments

Higgins and Senator Mark Daly “did not know” of Norris ex-partner’s rape conviction when they backed David Norris in a 2009 Oireachtas Joint Committee motion for support of Nawi in Israeli defence forces’ attack claim.

# aras2011 - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Norris: Who's supporting him now?
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# David Norris

Norris: Who's supporting him now?

Jul 31st 2011, 7:10 PM 2,134 Views 72 Comments

Senator David Norris and his remaining campaigners say his bid for the Presidency continues – but many of those who were to nominate him are staying quiet this evening.

# aras2011 - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Column: David Norris on why an independent CAN and SHOULD run for the Áras
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: David Norris on why an independent CAN and SHOULD run for the Áras

Jul 20th 2011, 7:27 AM 25 Views 60 Comments

Senator David Norris writes for TheJournal.ie on the value of political independence in the presidential race.

# aras2011 - Monday 11 July, 2011

Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why the Irish abroad threaten the status quo

Jul 11th 2011, 12:43 PM 157 Views 59 Comments

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.

# aras2011 - Thursday 7 July, 2011