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# Candidates

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# Economy
Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.
# General Election
Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency
Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.
# Candidates
Fifa confirms final four bidders for Women's World Cup
Brazil, Colombia and Japan will rival Australia and New Zealand for the right to host the event.
# In the frame
7 contenders to become the new Arsenal manager
It was confirmed that the Gunners had parted company with Unai Emery earlier today.
# Candidates
Lohan and Mulqueen to battle it out for Clare hurling job as drawn out saga nears end
The Banner are looking to replace outgoing joint-bosses Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor.
# ep2019
Brexit, tax, immigration and kissing: It all went down in RTÉ's Midlands North-West debate
Prime Time’s David McCullagh had his hands full.
# ep2019
Peter Casey challenged over immigration during European elections tv debate
“What we can’t afford is to become a haven for freeloaders,” Casey told the Sunday Times.
# Your Say
Poll: Should election posters be banned?
The EU and local election campaigns begin today, so posters have been popping up all over the country.
# False start
And they're off! Local election posters spring up hours early - some want to rip them down already
We’re getting closer to voting day.
# the candidates
Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.
# MEPs
59 candidates declare for European Parliament elections in May
13 Irish MEPs will be elected when voters go to the polls on 24 May.
# Unbelievable scenes
Bundesliga leaders Dortmund fall to sensational loss against relegation candidates
Fortuna Duesseldorf prevailed thanks to a breathtaking goal from Jean Zimmer.
# apply within
7 candidates who could become Man United's next permanent manager
The Reds Devils are looking to replace Jose Mourinho after his exit was announced this morning.
# Candidates
Lennon 'flattered' by Ireland links while Cook rules himself out
The managers of Hibernian and Wigan Athletic have had their say on Ireland’s vacancy.
# leading men
'McCarthy represents an experienced pair of hands, with Kenny someone who believes Irish football can do better'
Both men are the bookies leading candidates to become the next Ireland manager, but how do they stack up?
# 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.
# runaway leader
Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED
Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.
# Sigh of relief
Clinton all smiles after pneumonia drama as Trump prepares to release his health records
Meanwhile, Donald Trump is set to release his health records on a chat show.
# new dawn
McGahan and Bradley on Munster's radar with search underway for DOR
Current Crusaders boss Todd Blackadder remains a contender.
# 5 under 25
Meet the five young candidates looking to shake things up in the Dáil
Established politicans may be getting all the attention in this general election campaign, but there are signs of a new style of politics emerging among younger candidates. We speak to five hopefuls under the age of 25.
# zeros
Last night's Apprentice was a disaster on an unprecedented scale
The story of how so many people can f**k up so badly. Spoilers within.
# Any takers?
Dwight Yorke wants it but who are the real candidates for the Villa job?
The Premier League strugglers are in the market for a new boss after Tim Sherwood’s sacking over the weekend.
# Election time
Everyone's favourite draw host is running for Sepp Blatter's job
Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino has been declared as the latest candidate for the Fifa presidency.
# Candidates
Who might Ireland call up to replace Jared Payne in their World Cup squad?
Andrew Trimble looks like the early favourite.
# disturbingly sexy
This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders
The piece also said one of the reasons for Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1975 was that lots of Tory backbenchers fancied her…
# the best of the rest
Would you vote for this man?
Here are some of the more ‘interesting’ characters that will be appearing in the UK election next month.
# Jonathan Dowdall
Councillor quits Sinn Féin over 'negative rumours from small elements'
Jonathan Dowdall had initially stepped down due to health reasons, but now says he will stay in his council seat.
# endorsed by ming
Turf cutter Michael Fitzmaurice to contest Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election
Fitzmaurice said he had recieved many requests from people in Roscommon and Leitrim.
# LE14
The final stretch: Fewer than 40 council seats still to be filled
Counting is due to resume in most areas at 10am this morning.
# We all partied
It's not over yet but these candidates have already been popping the champagne
There were tears, there was laughter and we imagine some weary heads hitting pillows last night.
# Election 2014
Independents' Day: Exit poll shows non-party candidates topping the poll
Support for Labour has slumped to just 7 per cent.
# Election 2014
European candidates asked about abortion legislation... here's what they said
The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.
# on the ground
What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?
These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.
# Election 2014
Spending cuts and immigration policy main issues in EU Commission presidency debate
The debate was the first of its kind to include all five parties in the running for the highest executive position in the EU.
# Election 2014
The truth behind Brian Hayes's white teeth and whether political parties Photoshop their posters
With posters erected all over the country we’ve found out what work, if any, candidates have had done on their pictures.
# Your Say
Poll: Has an election candidate called at your door yet?
Some people have yet to see a canvasser come a’knocking.
# Girl Power
Here's how many women are running for election in each constituency
Left-wing parties have the most women candidates running for election.
# Girl Power
Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women
From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.
# step up
Want to get into politics? Here’s how to go about it
The European and local elections were announced this week. Would you be interested in throwing your hat in the ring?
# boston mayoral elections
Two Irish American men fight it out to become Boston’s next mayor
Two Irish American white Catholic left to centre progressive men are the front runners in the Boston mayoral election which takes place today.