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# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'I’m out'- Noel Whelan will not contest the presidential election.

Speaking on RTÉ Radio One this morning Whelan announced that he was out of the race.

# gerard-craughwell - Monday 23 July, 2018

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it

The senator had previously been vocal about his desire to run against Michael D Higgins.

# gerard-craughwell - Saturday 14 July, 2018

# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Gerard Craughwell says he'll do his utmost to challenge Michael D for the presidency

Michael D Higgins confirmed this morning that he would seek a second term in the Áras.

# gerard-craughwell - Friday 6 July, 2018

'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president

Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.

# gerard-craughwell - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

# gerard-craughwell - Saturday 6 January, 2018

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year* The Aras This post contains videos

It's getting more and more likely that we'll have a presidential election this year*

*That’s according to one politician who’s been tipped to run.

# gerard-craughwell - Friday 5 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful calls on largest parties to say if they will run candidates for Áras

Gerard Craughwell says other challengers need time to organise their campaigns.

# gerard-craughwell - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I'm not playing games - this is about winning the presidency': Craughwell expecting to secure backing for Áras run

The independent senator’s tilt at the presidency isn’t a gesture, he insists.

# gerard-craughwell - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Explainer: How likely is a Presidential election in 2018?

Michael D isn’t set to make an announcement until September – but other candidates may emerge before then.

# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Running for president of Ireland is not something I would do willy-nilly, but we need a contest'

Michael D Higgins has refused to rule out the possibility of a second run for Áras an Uachtaráin.

# gerard-craughwell - Monday 29 June, 2015

The launch of a 'radical but responsible' political alliance didn't quite go to plan Rule Breakers This post contains videos

The launch of a 'radical but responsible' political alliance didn't quite go to plan

Things got a bit awkward for Shane Ross and co on the Leinster House plinth this morning.

# gerard-craughwell - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

# gerard-craughwell - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips ... for now Gambling This post contains a poll

No cigarette-style warnings on betting slips ... for now

Do you think they’re a good idea?

# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

'Sickened by the threats': Will Senators reject water charges?

“If the Seanad wants to be taken seriously it must do the right thing and not be merely a rubber stamp for the Government’s brutal austerity policies.”

# gerard-craughwell - Friday 10 October, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about our newest Senator, Irish preparation for Ebola, and a girl called Malala.

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

Enda avoids more McNulty embarrassment - but now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Analysis: The Seanad will continue to cause the Taoiseach and the coalition a headache in the coming months.

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party

Gerard Craughwell has been speaking to reporters this lunchtime.

# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

# gerard-craughwell - Monday 29 September, 2014

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned

The controversy over Fine Gael’s pick for the vacant Seanad seat is rumbling on.

# gerard-craughwell - Thursday 25 September, 2014

John McNulty quits controversial state board job... but will continue his Seanad bid

The controversy surrounding Fine Gael’s nominee for the upper house is rumbling on today.

# gerard-craughwell - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Arts Minister defends decision to give Fine Gael's Seanad nominee a state board job

John McNulty was appointed to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art days before he was nominated for the vacant Seanad seat.

# gerard-craughwell - Friday 8 August, 2014

This man wants to stop the 'silly charade' and run for the Seanad

Gerard Craughwell believes the forthcoming Seanad by-election is “a sham”

# gerard-craughwell - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Quinn urged to enter mediation talks with teachers over junior cycle reform

Meanwhile, the president of the TUI said that he was surprised there hadn’t been wider public consultation the Junior Cycle Student Award.