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#Dana Rosemary Scallon

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Saturday 27 October, 2012

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

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.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Friday 9 March, 2012

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year One Year In This post contains images

12 random items that convulsed Irish politics this past year

Septic tanks, dry-cleaning receipts and Michael D’s knees – just some of the strange things we never thought we’d obsess about in a political context… but we do now.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Sunday 30 October, 2011

What's in store for the presidential losers?

Along with a new house, Michael D Higgins has won financial security for life. But what are the prospects for the other six candidates?

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Where were Mary Davis and Gay Mitchell today?

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?

Liveblog: Michael D Higgins elected President - as it happened

With the support of over a million voters, Michael D Higgins was named Ireland’s ninth president in Dublin Castle. Here’s how a historical day’s events unfolded.

Liveblog: The 2011 Presidential election count, Day 2: 9am-3:15pm

Michael D Higgins creeps towards the quota as the Fourth Count results begin to come in. Keep up with all the results, news and analysis on our continuing liveblog

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Friday 28 October, 2011

Liveblog: The 2011 presidential election count, 9am – 6:45pm

Tallies indicate that Michael D Higgins will be elected the ninth president of Ireland – as Seán Gallagher concedes defeat. Catch up with all the latest results and analysis

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Thursday 27 October, 2011

In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote Race For The Áras This post contains images

In pictures: candidates and electorate cast their vote

The candidates, their families and plenty of others across the country are voting today.

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

The presidential candidates will be voting today, along with the rest of the country. Here’s where they will be this morning.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Bookies make Higgins favourite after Gallagher support 'evaporates'

All the major bookies have now made Michael D Higgins their favourite to win the Presidency, though Gallagher should top the poll.

In pictures: The last hours of the Áras11 campaign Race For The Áras This post contains images

In pictures: The last hours of the Áras11 campaign

Hand-shaking, singsongs and interviews – the candidates go all out to grab last-minute votes before the polls open tomorrow.

Irish abroad have their say in #Aras11

Irish emigrants have “voted” in their own presidential election and Michael D. Higgins has come out on top.

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?

For the very last time, we want to know who you intend to vote for this Thursday.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Poll: Who came out on top in last night's final presidential debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who came out on top in last night's final presidential debate?

The seven men and women who want to be president clashed for the final time last night, but who came out on top?

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

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.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Monday 24 October, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Frontline debate

TheJournal.ie brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE’s Frontline Presidential debate.

Presidential candidates split on referendums voting

While some candidates have revealed their voting intentions, others have declined to comment.

The Newstalk-Google presidential debate, as it happened

Here we go again… the presidential candidates are taking part in an interactive debate on Newstalk with voting just days away. We’re liveblogging all the action.

No evidence of criminal damage in Dana's tyre blowout

Meanwhile, Dana’s husband Damien says that the independent candidate is “very optimistic” about her chances in Thursday’s ballot.

Gallagher retains major lead in Irish Times Áras opinion poll

With three days to go until polling, Seán Gallagher holds a 15 per cent lead over the field – the largest his lead has been in any poll.

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

With just days to go until polling, time is running out if you want to meet the presidential candidates. Here’s where they are today.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Poll: Should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely?

It has been described as a “circus” and one of the more caustic elections Ireland has ever seen but did the media play its part in making it so. Today we ask, should the media have scrutinised the presidential candidates so closely?

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

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

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Presidential polls can sometimes be wrong - but not by very much

Candidates hoping to turn their fortunes from the latest Red C poll can’t count on much historical precedent so close to polling.

Gallagher extends lead in latest Áras opinion polls

The final Sunday Business Post poll before polling gives Seán Gallagher a 14-point lead over Michael D Higgins.

Gallagher denies being ‘secret FF candidate’ during radio debate

Sean Gallagher insists he has the support of members of all political parties, and denies being a de facto Fianna Fáil candidate.

Behind every successful president... meet the spouses vying for the Áras Race For The Áras This post contains images

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

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

#Aras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

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

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Friday 21 October, 2011

Bookie pays out on Michael D Higgins to be the next president

Boylesports is paying out over €100,000 after deciding that Labour’s candidate has wrapped up the presidency with polling still six days away.

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates

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.

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

With less than a week to go until polling, here’s where your presidential candidates will be today.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Thursday 20 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Dana back on the road as gardaí investigate tyre blowout

A garda investigation has been launched into allegations the independent candidate’s campaign car was sabotaged.

#Áras11: The Thursday question for Presidential candidates

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: How they view the secularisation of Irish society.

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

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.

# dana-rosemary-scallon - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: Aviva staff hit back at job cuts; Westlife call it a day; and which presidential candidate will be on your pumpkin?

Dana 'lucky to be alive' after 100km/h tyre blowout Race For The Áras This post contains images

Dana 'lucky to be alive' after 100km/h tyre blowout

Dana Rosemary Scallon calls off her day of campaigning after a tyre blew out on a busy main road last night.

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