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#Mary Davis

# mary-davis - Friday 9 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# mary-davis - Thursday 8 September, 2011

SNAP! Presidential hopefuls have EXACT same campaign slogan Exclusive

Uh-oh… someone’s going to be in trouble as Gay Mitchell and Mary Davis campaigns both end up with the slogan: Pride at home, Respect abroad.

Higgins holds commanding lead in latest Áras opinion poll

The Labour Party candidate is 12 points clear of Gay Mitchell, with independents making major ground on the frontrunners.

# mary-davis - Monday 5 September, 2011

Councils formally pledge support for Gallagher and Davis

The two independent presidential candidates need to secure at least four nominations each before the end of this month – and now have two apiece.

McGrath talking to possible Áras candidates as SF considers entering race

The independents in the Dáil will meet to discuss the presidential race on Friday as Sinn Féin expects to make a decision in the coming weeks.

# mary-davis - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Higgins leads two Áras opinion polls but Labour's support falls

Mixed fortunes for the Labour party as an opinion poll also finds some support for independent Senator David Norris re-entering the race.

# mary-davis - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

You've got two days to register for a presidential postal vote

The polling order is out – so you have until Thursday to register for a postal vote, or October 3 to get on the supplementary register.

# mary-davis - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Fine Gael and Labour dismiss appeals for poster-free Áras campaign

Spokespersons for Gay Mitchell and Michael D Higgins say their parties don’t intend on dropping posters for October’s election.

# mary-davis - Friday 26 August, 2011

Gallagher endorses call for poster-free Áras campaign Race For The Áras This post contains a poll

Gallagher endorses call for poster-free Áras campaign

Ireland may be spared from election posters, as Seán Gallagher says he’d agree to a presidential campaign without them.

‘I had never said I was interested’: Ó Muircheartaigh rules out presidential run

The former GAA broadcaster had been considering entering the race but has ruled it out.

# mary-davis - Thursday 11 August, 2011

President Gaybo? Opinion poll puts Byrne as most popular candidate

Paddy Power’s RedC poll puts the as-yet-undeclared candidate as the most popular potential candidate in October’s election.

# mary-davis - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Column: It’s time to move past David Norris and focus on the real issues

Writing for TheJournal.ie, independent candidate Mary Davis argues that the presidential campaign has been dominated by personality – but Ireland needs more than that.

# mary-davis - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Poll: Which of the four nominated presidential candidates would you vote for? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which of the four nominated presidential candidates would you vote for?

Have your say in today’s poll on the candidates who have secured an election nomination.

# mary-davis - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President?

If you could cast your vote today, which of these five would you choose?

# mary-davis - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Candidates meet for first presidential debate as Norris staff quit

Members of the Norris campaign team have resigned, but haven’t said why.

# mary-davis - Friday 22 July, 2011

Two more senators will nominate Norris... but they won't vote for him

Fiach Mac Conghail and Katherine Zappone say they will vote for someone else to be president instead.

# mary-davis - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Mary Davis races ahead in battle for Presidential support

The Special Olympics organiser has now won the backing of six county councils after securing two more yesterday.

# mary-davis - Monday 11 July, 2011

David Norris blocked from addressing Galway city council

Mayor Hildegard Naughton cast the deciding vote against the motion to allow Senator David Norris to address the council this September.

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote to be the next President of Ireland?

There are now five candidates looking to become the next president of Ireland. But which one gets your vote?

# mary-davis - Friday 1 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

In today’s 9 at 9: Some good news as VAT is lowered; a twist in the Strauss-Kahn case; new developments in the Race for the Áras; and who is a “snotty Miss Fancy Pants”?

# mary-davis - 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.

# mary-davis - Friday 27 May, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?

Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.

# mary-davis - Thursday 26 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Special Olympics chief Mary Davis announces presidential bid

The managing director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia says she will seek the nomination of four councils to run in October.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.