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# dana - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Norris stays out in front in latest Red C poll

The latest opinion poll indicates 21 per cent support for Norris, while Michael D Higgins is in the lead among the confirmed candidates.

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

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”.

# dana - Friday 23 September, 2011

Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week

Both now appear likely to receive enough support from local authorities to ensure they get on the ballot paper when nominations close next Wednesday.

# dana - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Fianna Fáil prepares for divisive meeting on Áras tactics

Micheál Martin will today face further calls to allow TDs and Senators vote for whichever candidates they see fit.

# dana - Monday 19 September, 2011

Dana: I’m running for President

The former MEP and Eurovision winner has launched another bid for the Áras, having finished third in the 1997 presidential election. Listen to her press conference here.

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Ó Cuív dismisses rumour of potential split in Fianna Fáil

FF’s Deputy Leader says discussion of a potential breakaway party, based on comments given to TV3, is mere “spin”.

# dana - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Norris and Davis to address independent TDs and Senators

The meeting of the technical group is the clearest hint yet that David Norris hasn’t ruled out re-entering the presidential race.

# dana - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Davis will not follow Gallagher's lead of asking councils to drop support

Seán Gallagher has asked three councils to withdraw their support, so that they can nominate others – but Mary Davis won’t.

# dana - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland? Aras11

Could Martin Sheen be the next President of Ireland?

The rumours circulating about potential candidates in this year’s race to the Aras reads like a pilot script for a ‘Celebrity President’ television series.

# dana - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Fatal shooting in Cork, pleas to release a seriously ill man from prison in the North, and Hugh Hefner, what a plank! It’s Wednesday’s Daily Fix.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Dana 'considering 2011 Presidential run' after Norris withdrawal - report

Highland Radio cites sources close to the former Eurovision winner who say she may yet put her name forward this year.