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#Liadh Ní Riada

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

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I don’t regret at all that we had the election' Sinn Féin This post contains videos

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

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

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?

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

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

David McCullagh was on hosting duties in Montrose.

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 moderated the six-way debate on Virgin Media One.

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

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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...

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

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

# liadh-ni-riada - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Labour MEP: Sinn Féin are trying to take me out, but I'm a good bet with a proven track record

Phil Prendergast hopes her record in the European Parliament will convince voters to send her back to Brussels as she battles it out in Ireland South.

# liadh-ni-riada - Sunday 9 March, 2014

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

# liadh-ni-riada - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'

With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.