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# president - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From The42 Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League Rugby League

Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League

Adams has become closely linked to the game’s welfare programmes through the Sporting Chance charity he founded in 2000.

# president - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'

The committee got into hot water before the presidential election when it decided to review the spending of the Office of the President of Ireland.

# president - Monday 3 December, 2018

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike

The rumours stem from the president’s ill health.

# president - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

# president - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

# president - Saturday 3 November, 2018

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'

There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# president - Monday 29 October, 2018

Enda vs Bertie? Why the main political parties may roll out some big guns for the next Áras race

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are unlikely to sit on the fence next time out.

# president - Saturday 27 October, 2018

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.

Opinion: 'It's such a worrying time for Travellers. Is every fifth person I meet a Traveller hater?'

Activist Eileen Ní Fhloinn says it worries her as a Traveller woman “to see the brazen and openness of anti-Traveller sentiment that’s out there on social media and political forums”.

# president - Friday 26 October, 2018

Poll: Do you plan to vote today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to vote today?

Polling stations will remain open until 10pm.

# president - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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.

# president - Monday 22 October, 2018

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie podcast talks to Michael D Higgins

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

# president - 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.

# president - Saturday 20 October, 2018

PSNI 'reject' claim from Michael D Higgins about security escort to Belfast

“It is clear now that Michael D Higgins claim has caused considerable anger within the PSNI… This is very serious.”

# president - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's presidential podcast talks to Liadh Ní Ríada

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

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.

# president - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Three out of five voters think the President should give up all pensions while in office

A new poll has gauged people’s opinions on presidential earnings.

# president - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Most Irish people want election campaign posters banned

In a survey of 1,000 adults, 77% responded that they wanted a ban on presidential posters.

# president - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins gives his first TV interview of the campaign on the Ireland AM couch

Higgins was quizzed on the finances of the office of the President.

# president - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

# president - 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.

# president - Friday 28 September, 2018

Seán Gallagher promises to stay in Irish embassies rather than hotels if elected president

President Michael D Higgins faced questions at this campaign launch about reports he stayed in a hotel which cost €3,000 per night.

# president - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

The manner in which Gemma O'Doherty's candidacy was railroaded reinforces her main arguments

Political power in Ireland is held entirely in the hands of a small elite, who govern largely in their own interest. The rest of us are on the outside looking in, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# president - 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.

Explainer: Why examining presidential expenses could be a problem

A number of people have argued that the move by the PAC is unconstitutional.

# president - Monday 24 September, 2018

Trump 'to meet' with official who allegedly discussed removing him from office, amid rumours he's to be fired

Rod Rosenstein was last week accused of discussing recording the President in order to remove him as being unfit for office.

# president - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate

The group had a “robust debate” this evening.

# president - Monday 10 September, 2018

Presidential hopeful Peter Casey is travelling by helicopter to council meetings

Candidates need the backing of four local authorities to get on the presidential ballot paper.

Number of councils to vote on who they endorse for the presidential election

Presidential hopefuls must secure the support of four local authorities, or 20 TDs and senators to stand in the election.

# president - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

# president - 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

# president - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.

# president - Monday 30 July, 2018

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# president - Saturday 28 July, 2018

What happens next in the presidential election race?

We’re a touch clearer now but we still don’t know who’s going to be on the ballot.

# president - 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.

# president - Monday 23 July, 2018

Gerard Craughwell says he's not running for the presidency because he can't afford it

The senator had previously been vocal about his desire to run against Michael D Higgins.

# president - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'I'm a political animal': Former Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke considering a presidential run

Burke said he had been approached by locals in his area and younger members of his own team about possibly mounting an election bid.

# president - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask Voxpop This post contains videos

Should Michael D Higgins seek a second term as President? We hit the streets to ask

The announcement was made earlier today after months of speculation.

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