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#Mairead McGuinness

# mairead-mcguinness - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Mitchell's presidential hopes complicate Fine Gael leadership's backing for Cox

Party leadership have pinned their hopes on Cox but had not factored in Gay Mitchell who declared his intention to seek the nomination on Friday.

# mairead-mcguinness - Friday 10 June, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination

The Dublin MEP joins Mairead McGuinness – and probably Pat Cox – in seeking the largest party’s official approval.

# mairead-mcguinness - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Cox applies to join FG - while Niall O'Dowd "has the numbers" for presidential bid

Pat Cox has applied to become a member of the St Luke’s branch of Fine Gael, in his local Cork North Central area.

# mairead-mcguinness - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Fianna Fáil may not run Áras candidate as Fine Gael could opt for Martin McAleese

New poll also finds that support for David Norris’ presidential bid does not appear to have been adversely affected by the recent controversy surrounding an interview he gave nine years ago.

# mairead-mcguinness - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Pat Cox declares interest in running for the presidency

The former president of the European parliament is exploring all options as he considers running for Áras an Uactaráin.

# mairead-mcguinness - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Dragon's Den judge Sean Gallagher set to declare Áras intentions

Gallagher is the founder and former chief executive of the technology company Smarthomes and has been a regular judge on the Irish version of Dragon’s Den.

# mairead-mcguinness - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions

Mairead McGuinness’s announcement has left former Taoiseach John Bruton under pressure to discuss his intentions.

# mairead-mcguinness - Sunday 13 March, 2011

Labour may begin Presidential nominations process this week

Just as one election wraps up, another begins: Labour may agree a candidate for the Presidency this week.