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#Liadh Ní Riada

# liadh-ni-riada - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Five MEPs elected in Ireland South as mammoth count concludes

Updated Jun 5th 2019, 4:14 PM 41,711 Views 75 Comments

On the 20th count, Grace O’Sullivan, Green Party; and Deirdre Clune, Fine Gael joined Seán Kelly, Fine Gael; Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil; and Mick Wallace, Independents 4 Change.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency
# It's Over
# It's Over

Líadh Ní Riada eliminated as Sinn Féin withdraws request for recount in Ireland South constituency

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 6:27 PM 65,791 Views 125 Comments

Some 756,000 ballot papers were expected to be recounted, before the party withdrew its request.

# liadh-ni-riada - Thursday 30 May, 2019

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?
# Explainer
# Explainer

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?

May 30th 2019, 6:49 PM 44,536 Views 101 Comments

A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.

Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Full recount ordered in the Ireland South Euro constituency

Updated May 30th 2019, 2:43 PM 57,267 Views 79 Comments

Grace O’Sullivan is on 98,706 votes while Ní Riada follows close behind on 98,379.

# liadh-ni-riada - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?
# Case For The Defence
# Case For The Defence

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?

May 18th 2019, 10:01 PM 21,047 Views 78 Comments

Claims around the potential for an EU army have been prominent in the election debate

# liadh-ni-riada - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election'
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election'

Oct 27th 2018, 1:18 PM 12,404 Views 40 Comments

Sinn Féin effectively ensured an election by running a candidate.

# liadh-ni-riada - Friday 26 October, 2018

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 1:25 PM 34,665 Views 104 Comments

We also got our fair share of #dogsatpollingstations content.

# liadh-ni-riada - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?

Oct 24th 2018, 11:39 PM 31,077 Views 65 Comments

Five would-be successors to Michael D Higgins took part in a debate for the last time, but how did they do?

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices

Oct 24th 2018, 11:11 PM 59,517 Views 107 Comments

Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Sean Gallagher and Liadh Ní Riada faced off for the final time ahead of polling day on Friday.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate
# Last Chance Saloon
# Last Chance Saloon

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate

Updated Oct 23rd 2018, 11:53 PM 60,378 Views 224 Comments

David McCullagh was on hosting duties in Montrose.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:49 PM 59,274 Views 129 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part in a debate for the last time. How did they do?

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 6,107 Views 28 Comments

Haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for? Look no further.

# liadh-ni-riada - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Oct 21st 2018, 9:30 AM 20,891 Views 48 Comments

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
# Way Ahead
# Way Ahead

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Oct 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 36,596 Views 114 Comments

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

# liadh-ni-riada - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate
# Pat Kenny
# Pat Kenny

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate

Oct 18th 2018, 1:43 AM 41,248 Views 114 Comments

We can expect Casey’s controversial stance to dominate coverage of the campaign again today.

Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age
# The Candidate
# The Candidate

Liadh Ní Riada says bullying 'was a problem' in Sinn Féin and was partly about age

Oct 18th 2018, 12:01 AM 18,949 Views 45 Comments

The presidential hopeful says “a thick skin” is needed in politics.

# liadh-ni-riada - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate
# PAT KENNY DEBATE
# PAT KENNY DEBATE

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate

Oct 17th 2018, 11:45 PM 66,904 Views 103 Comments

Pat Kenny moderated the six-way debate on Virgin Media One.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?

Oct 17th 2018, 11:30 PM 61,390 Views 121 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part tonight. How did they get on?

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED
# Runaway Leader
# Runaway Leader

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Oct 17th 2018, 7:49 AM 27,146 Views 89 Comments

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

Oct 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 33,077 Views 37 Comments

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

FactCheck: Who got it right between Higgins and Ní Riada in the debate over speaking rights?

Oct 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 57,979 Views 63 Comments

The debate was over the rights of presidents to address the Oireachtas.

# liadh-ni-riada - Monday 15 October, 2018

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?

Oct 15th 2018, 11:01 PM 50,902 Views 64 Comments

Four of the six candidates took part in the first TV debate. How did they fare?

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 11:00 PM 41,576 Views 49 Comments

Claire Byrne hosted the first televised debate of the presidential campaign tonight.

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by Ní Riada
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Live debates row: Gallagher told to 'stop hiding behind Michael D' by Ní Riada

Oct 15th 2018, 8:54 PM 24,346 Views 28 Comments

Incumbent candidate Michael D Higgins has been criticised for not taking part in all scheduled live debates.

# liadh-ni-riada - Friday 12 October, 2018

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected

Oct 12th 2018, 10:53 AM 24,570 Views 139 Comments

A new opinion poll puts the incumbent well out in front.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum
# Quick Quick Quick
# Quick Quick Quick

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

Oct 9th 2018, 10:20 AM 19,417 Views 88 Comments

Get your skates on.

# liadh-ni-riada - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned
# #4outof6
# #4outof6

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned

Sep 27th 2018, 3:31 PM 26,696 Views 45 Comments

The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.

# liadh-ni-riada - Monday 24 September, 2018

Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D
# Up For Debate
# Up For Debate

Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D

Updated Sep 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 27,726 Views 48 Comments

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

Sep 18th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,398 Views 30 Comments

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates
# Aras18
# Aras18

'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates

Sep 18th 2018, 1:28 PM 16,342 Views 73 Comments

The incumbent president announced earlier this summer that he would seek a second term in office.

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Sep 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 21,852 Views 101 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

# liadh-ni-riada - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Liadh Ní Riada promises to bring 'enthusiasm, energy and commitment' if elected president

Updated Sep 16th 2018, 3:43 PM 81,417 Views 197 Comments

The announcement was made after the party’s ard chomhairle met in Dublin today.

# liadh-ni-riada - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Utter nonsense': Sinn Féin MEP rubbishes reports that she is against vaccinations
# HPV
# HPV

'Utter nonsense': Sinn Féin MEP rubbishes reports that she is against vaccinations

Aug 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 17,364 Views 54 Comments

Many people on social media have been accusing the MEP of being an anti-vaxxer.

# liadh-ni-riada - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,063 Views 25 Comments

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

# liadh-ni-riada - Friday 3 March, 2017

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast
# Former Landfill
# Former Landfill

Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 13,573 Views 13 Comments

It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.

# liadh-ni-riada - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths
# Irish Coast
# Irish Coast

Call for more monitoring of super trawlers after dolphin deaths

Sep 17th 2016, 3:08 PM 14,314 Views 38 Comments

Irish MEP Seán Kelly said people who break rules should be “dealt with”.

# liadh-ni-riada - Monday 25 May, 2015

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio
# Ceol Agus Craic
# Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,003 Views 122 Comments

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

This MEP is going to speak only 'as Gaeilge' in Brussels for a week
# Stailc Teanga
# Stailc Teanga

This MEP is going to speak only 'as Gaeilge' in Brussels for a week

Feb 17th 2015, 6:32 PM 20,683 Views 128 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada will speak only in Irish in protest at the treatment of the language in EU institutions.

# liadh-ni-riada - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...
# Three Days Out
# Three Days Out

Battle lines and cantering elephants: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Ireland South...

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,411 Views 12 Comments

Ten counties. Four seats. Exactly 96 hours until the polls open.

# liadh-ni-riada - Monday 12 May, 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Gerry Adams - people are more concerned with water charges than my arrest

May 12th 2014, 4:16 PM 9,857 Views 146 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”

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