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#Presidency

# presidency - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

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.

# presidency - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term

Higgins has pointed out that his predecessor Mary McAleese returned the balance when she finished her two terms.

# presidency - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job' Race For The Áras This post contains videos

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'

The presidential hopeful officially launched his campaign today, defending a background in business.

# presidency - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Millenials for Michael D: Why young people are backing a Higgins presidency

We talked to students who support his bid for the presidency about why they intend on voting for him.

# presidency - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Confusion reigns in PAC over 'bizarre' €317,000 annual allowance to the President

The Comptroller and Auditor General said today he had no oversight over the payment.

# presidency - Monday 24 September, 2018

Michael D Higgins has officially thrown his hat in the ring for the upcoming election

The President is now officially a candidate for re-election.

# presidency - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

# presidency - Monday 17 September, 2018

Kevin Sharkey pulls out of presidential race citing 'corruption', gives backing to Gemma O'Doherty

Sharkey is the first person to pull out of the race.

# presidency - Friday 14 September, 2018

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate Aras 18 This post contains videos

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

# presidency - Monday 3 September, 2018

'On that evening I let myself down' - Sean Gallagher addresses 'Tweetgate' on first campaign stop

The businessman spoke at length about the 2011 controversy in Leitrim today.

# presidency - Monday 20 August, 2018

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'

The journalist launched her bid for the Áras yesterday

# presidency - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely Race For The Áras This post contains videos

The next President of Ireland - ranked from most to least likely

Michael D Higgins is the man to beat.

# presidency - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised

Norris himself ran against Michael D Higgins in the 2011 presidential election.

# presidency - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Barnardos chief Fergus Finlay 'very interested' in seeking presidency if Michael D does not

An election is expected to be held in October, however other candidates have been put forward to date.

# presidency - Monday 16 April, 2018

Trump treats women 'like meat', is 'morally unfit for office' - explosive James Comey interview

Former FBI director Comey’s much-anticipated interview pulled no punches in its description of Trump, a description that has not been received well by the president.

# presidency - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

# presidency - 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.

# presidency - 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.

# presidency - Friday 6 October, 2017

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal? Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?

Trump must make a decision on the Iran nuclear accord by 15 October.

# presidency - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

# presidency - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Trump says he wouldn't have picked Sessions as Attorney General if he knew he'd recuse on Russia

Three of the pivotal players in the Trump campaign will be questioned by senators next week.

# presidency - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# presidency - Saturday 8 April, 2017

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

# presidency - Saturday 25 March, 2017

People are saying this is the 'worst 100 days' of any presidency

The healthcare fiasco is just the latest in a string of defeats for President Trump.

# presidency - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Ivanka Trump steps down as director of Doonbeg golf resort

Trump himself resigned as a director of the two companies operating Doonbeg last month.

# presidency - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

# presidency - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Couldn't stay awake? Here are the defining moments of a truly seismic US election night

The polls didn’t see this one coming. No one saw this one coming.

# presidency - Saturday 22 October, 2016

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?

Donald Trump seemed to be preparing for a loss by insisting the vote is rigged weeks before the election. But what effect is that having on his more incendiary supporters?

# presidency - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Michelle Obama has taken an enormous cut off Donald Trump as multiple allegations mount up Rocket Blast This post contains videos

Michelle Obama has taken an enormous cut off Donald Trump as multiple allegations mount up

The New York Times has dismissed Trump claiming it damaged his reputation by denying he has a reputation to damage.

# presidency - Monday 10 October, 2016

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls

Meanwhile, the most prominent Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, has said he can no longer continue to defend Trump.

# presidency - Friday 19 August, 2016

Trump apologises, says he "regrets offending people" and "causing personal pain"

Yes you read that right. In other news temperatures are forecast to be cool in hell today.

# presidency - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 FAI nails its colours to the mast and backs Ceferin to replace Platini as Uefa boss That's My Guy

FAI nails its colours to the mast and backs Ceferin to replace Platini as Uefa boss

The Slovenian football chief is aiming to win September’s election.

# presidency - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump says he's not just competing with "crooked Hillary" but the "crooked media" too

A clearly irate Trump has lashed out at the media over the perceived unfairness of its coverage.

# presidency - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Leaked Bernie Sanders emails a headache for Hillary as convention gets set to kick off

Emails from senior Democrat figures appearing to disparage Bernie Sanders have given Donald Trump an easy target.

# presidency - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor

The presumptive Republican nominee has said he was “happy to see” Sadiq Khan emerge victorious in the London mayoral race.

# presidency - Friday 6 May, 2016

The most senior Republican of them all won't endorse Donald Trump

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the second most powerful politician in the US, says he is “not ready” to endorse Trump.

# presidency - Monday 25 April, 2016

Donald Trump's rivals are teaming up to stop him getting the nomination

John Kasich and Ted Cruz have called it quits in an effort to bring the Trump juggernaut to a halt.

# presidency - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

He's almost there - Trump and Hillary have won the New York primaries decisively

The Republican and Democrat frontrunners scored crushing victories over Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders respectively overnight.

# presidency - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton just took a walloping in Wisconsin

The results serve notice that the Democrat and Republican nominations for president are far from done deals.

# presidency - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Support for Donald Trump's presidential bid just took a nosedive...

The controversial billionaire has had a difficult week, although he’s still out in front in the race for the Republican nomination.

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